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The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World

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What is it like for a native people of the rainforest to confront the modern world? Written specifically for students, the account uses vibrant ... Show synopsis

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  • The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World (McGraw-Hill Higher Education) – Trade paperback (2009)
    by Bruce Knauft

    The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World
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    Trade paperback, McGraw-Hill Higher Education
    2009
    English
    2nd ed.
    193 pages

    ISBN: 007340537X
    ISBN-13: 9780073405377

    Written specifically for students, this ethnography provides an engaging, real-life account of the transition from a traditional to a modern culture. It uses vibrant personal stories and ethnographic examples to connect developments among the Gebusi of Papua New Guinea to key topics in cultural anthropology, including comparative features of subsistence, kinship, politics, religion, gender, ethnicity, nationalism, and modern development. In the early 1980s, the Gebusi conducted ritual dances and spirit seances, practiced ... Show more

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