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Author LiPuma, Edward, 1951-
Title Encompassing others : the magic of modernity in Melanesia / Edward LiPuma
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2000
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  DU740.42 L566 2000    AVAILABLE    30520020553997
Descript xvi, 342 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-336) and index
The flight of the cassowary: on subjectivity and encompassment -- In the fields of encompassment: colonialism and the advent of modernity -- The biography of an ethnographer in the age of encompassment -- The modernity of the person in Melanesia -- The logic of sorcery and the justice of modernity -- Money and the representation of life -- The magic of the evangelical -- Traditions of medicine and the miracle of modernity -- Education and the discipline of modernity -- The conclusion of the past and the making of the present
Subject Maring (Papua New Guinea people) -- Social conditions
Maring (Papua New Guinea people) -- Missions
Maring (Papua New Guinea people) -- Religion
Anglicans -- Missions -- Papua New Guinea -- Jimi River Valley
Christianity and culture -- Papua New Guinea -- Jimi River Valley
Jimi River Valley (Papua New Guinea) -- Religious life and customs
Jimi River Valley (Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs
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