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Origins, Ancestry and Alliance: Explorations in Austronesian Ethnography

edited by James J. Fox and Clifford Sather
Format
Book
Published
Canberra : Dept. of Anthropology, Australian National University, 1996.
Language
English
Variant Title
Explorations in Austronesian ethnography
ISBN
0731524322
Contents
  • Introduction / James J. Fox
  • Hierarchy, founder ideology and Austronesian expansion / Peter Bellwood
  • The elder and the younger, foreign and autochthonous origin and hierarchy in the Cook Islands / Jukka Siikala
  • Rank, hierarchy and routes of migration : chieftainship in the central Caroline Islands of Micronesia / Ken-ichi Sudo
  • "All threads are white" : Iban egalitarianism reconsidered / Clifford Sather
  • Origin, hierarchy and egalitarianism among the Mandaya of southeast Mindanao, Philippines / Aram A. Yengoyan
  • The transformation of progenitor lines of origin : patterns of precedence in eastern Indonesia / James J. Fox
  • Origin structures and precedence in the social orders of Tana'ai and Sikka / E.D. Lewis
  • -- Precedence among the domains of the three hearth stones : contestation of an order of precedence in the Ko'a ceremonial cycle (Palu'é Island, Eastern Indonesia) / Michael P. Vischer
  • The founding of the house and the source of life : two complementary origin structures in Buru society / Barbara Dix Grimes
  • Histories of diversity, hierarchies of unity : the politics of origins in a south-west Moluccan village / Sandra Pannell
  • Rivals and wives : affinal politics and the Tongan Ramage / Aletta Biersack
  • The politics of marriage and the marriage of polities in Gowa, South Sulawesi, during the 16th and 17th centuries / F. David Bulbeck
  • The cultural construction of rank, identity and ethnic origins in the Sulu archipelago / Charles O. Frake.
Description
viii, 336 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • "Part of the Comparative Austronesian Project, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University ..."
  • "A majority of the papers in the volume were initially presented at a conference of the Comparative Austronesian Project"--P. viii.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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