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Author Reay, Marie, 1922-2004, author.

Title Wives and wanderers in a New Guinea highlands society : women's lives in the Wahgi Valley / Marie Olive Reay ; editor, Francesca Merlan ; contributor, Marilyn Stathern.

Publication Info. ANU, Acton, A.C.T. ANU Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (268 pages)
Contents Chapter 1: The World of a Woman -- Chapter 2: Carrying Leg -- Chapter 3: A Girl is Marked -- Chapter 4: A Rubbish Man Takes a Wife -- Chapter 5: Lothario Gains a Bride -- Chapter 6: The Amazonian Mood -- Chapter 7: Meri Tultul -- Chapter 8: Wandering Wives -- Chapter 9: A Woman of the Kugika -- Chapter 10: The Witch-Girl and the Shrew -- Chapter 11: True Cousin -- Chapter 12: One Family -- Chapter 13: Laik Bilong Man -- Chapter 14: 'Wandering Women' and 'Good Women' -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E.
Subject Women -- Papua New Guinea -- Social conditions.
Women -- Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Wahgi (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs.
Wahgi (Papua New Guinean people) -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst01431787
Women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01176947
Women -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst01176964
Papua New Guinea. (OCoLC)fst01212610
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Merlahn, Francesca, editor.
Stathern, Marilyn.
Other Form: Print version: Reay, Marie Olive Wives and Wanderers in a New Guinea Highlands Society Canberra : ANU Press,c2014 9781925022155
ISBN 9781925022162 (electronic bk.)
1925022161 (electronic bk.)
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