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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Eastern Highlands Province (Papua New Guinea),
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Eastern Highlands Province.


  • Sambia (Papua New Guinea people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Kukukuku (Papua New Guinea people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Women, Sambia -- Social conditions.,
  • Women, Sambia -- Attitudes.,
  • Women, Kukukuku -- Social conditions.,
  • Women, Kukukuku -- Attitudes.,
  • Initiation rites -- Papua New Guinea -- Eastern Highlands Province.,
  • Puberty rites -- Papua New Guinea -- Eastern Highlands Province.,
  • Secret societies -- Papua New Guinea -- Eastern Highlands Province.,
  • Eastern Highlands Province (Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-234) and index.

Statementedited by Pascale Bonnemère.
SeriesSocial anthropology in Oceania
ContributionsBonnemere, Pascale.
LC ClassificationsDU740.42 .W65 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3301899M
ISBN 100812237897
LC Control Number2004041298

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