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The Chimbu

A Study of Change in the New Guinea Highlands

The Chimbu( )
Author: Brown, Paula
ISBN:978-0-415-86663-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $48.95
Book Description:

In 1933 an Australian expedition discovered in the New Guinea Highlands a people who had for thousands of years been living isolated from the civilized world, the Chimbu. Never before was the westernization of an isolated people so thoroughly examined. This volume illustrates, contrary to widely held preconceptions about the nature of primitive societies, that the Chimbu have always been an adaptable people, whose concern for the present and for change has surpassed their attachment to...
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Pages:184
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds

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