Canberra. Research School of Pacific Studies. Australian National University. 1997. Stock ID #163106
Maps, vi + 204pp, references, index, as new, a very good copy. 25 x 17.5cm. Each paper in this book describes a specific Austronesian locality and offers an ethnographic account of the way in which social knowledge is vested, maintained and transformed in a particular landscape. Contributions include: Place and Landscape in Comparative Austronesian Landscape - James J. Fox; The Water that Blesses, the River that Flows: Place and the Ritual Imagination Among the Temanambondro of Southeast Madagascar - Philip Thomas; Remembering Origins: Ancestors and Places in the Gumai Society of South Sumatra - Minako Sakai; The Contested Landscapes of Myth and History in Tana Toraja - Roxanna Waterson; Genealogy and Topogeny: Towards an Ethnography of Rotinese Ritual Place Names - James J. Fox; Mapping with Metaphoe: Cultural Topographies in West Timor - Andrew McWilliam; Knowing Your Place: Representing Relations of Precedence and Origin on the Buru Landscape - Barbara Dix Grimes; Speaking of Places: Spatial Poesis and Localized Identity in Buli - Nils Bubandi; From the Poetics of Place to the Politics of Space: Redefining Cultural Landscapes on Damer, Maluku Tenggara; Seating the Place: Tropes of Body, Movement and Space for the People of Lelet Plateau, New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) - Richard Eves. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163106).
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