The death of the Big Men and the rise of the Big Shots : custom and conflict in East New Britain / Keir Martin.

"In 1994, the Pacific island village of Matupit was partially destroyed by a volcanic eruption. This study focuses on the subsequent reconstruction and contests over the morality of exchanges that are generative of new forms of social stratification. Such new dynamics of stratification are cent...

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Main Author: Martin, Keir (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.
Series:ASAO studies in Pacific anthropology ; v. 3.
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