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Physical anthropology of the eastern highlands of New Guinea

Robert Littlewood

Physical anthropology of the eastern highlands of New Guinea

by Robert Littlewood

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Anthropometry -- Papua New Guinea

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 213-221.

      Statementby R. A. Littlewood. With a foreword by James B. Watson and appendixes by John Thomas Barksdale and Russell Conda Boyd II.
      SeriesAnthropological studies in the eastern highlands of New Guinea,, 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN58.P3 L5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 224 p.
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5699943M
      ISBN 100295951338
      LC Control Number70117730

      Women as Unseen Characters is the first book to examine the role of females in Papua New Guinea male rituals, and the first systematic treatment of this issue for any part of the world. In this volume, leading Melanesian scholars build on recent ethnographies that show how female kin had roles in male rituals that had previously gone unseen.   I grew up in pre-independence Papua New Guinea (Australia governed the territory until ), in a remote village in the Eastern Highlands, about miles from where I Author: Samantha Gillison.

      Hays, Terence E. (Edit.) Ethnographie Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press This book includes seven chapters written by (or, in one case, about) anthropologists who were among the first to conduct fieldwork in the Papua New Guinea by: 1. In the highlands of Papua New Guinea the brightly colored body-decoration presents a heightened self-image, an idealized form beyond the individuals’s daily persona. Primal Transformation: anthropologists now point to the use of symbols and the beginnings of art as the igniting evolutionary spark of modern humanity, the defining impetus of.

      Witch-Hunts in Papua New Guinea's Eastern Highlands Province: A Fieldwork Report Sorcery and warfare are closely interrelated in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. In contrast to other. The Hunterian Lectures ON THE PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ETHNOLOGY OF BRITISH NEW GUINEA. Hence it becomes necessary to look beyond New Guinea and it seems as if the Eastern Solomons may pro- visionally be considered to meet the necest-ities of the case as postulated above. Gappy's measurements (35 in number) on the living show that the.


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Seattle, University of Washington Press []. New Guinea is an island to the north of the Australian mainland, but south of the is isolated by the Arafura Sea to the west, and the Torres Strait and Coral Sea to the east.

Sometimes considered to be the easternmost island of the Indonesian archipelago, it lies north of Australia's Top End, the Gulf of Carpentaria and Cape York peninsula, and west of the Bismarck Archipelago and Archipelago: Indonesian archipelago. Book Reviews REFERENCES Littlewood, R.

Physical Anthropology of the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea. Anthropological Studies in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea, Vol.

Univ. Washington Press, Seattle. McKaughan, H. (ed.) (). The Languages of the Eastern Family of the East New Guinea Highland Stock. Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands (Studies in Melanesian Anthropology) First Edition by Terence E.

Hays (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Format: Hardcover. Early medical anthropologist Shirley Lindenbaum researched the spread of the kuru disease among the South Fore people of the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, a disease that had become an epidemic by the s.

From the mids, reports filtered out of a mysterious illness among the isolated Fore people in the eastern highlands of New Guinea (Anderson; see also Lindenbaum). The first kiaps, or patrol officers, in the region – newly ‘opened up’ – began to see women and children who trembled and shook uncontrollably.

New Interpretations of the Dream of the Red Chamber $ Add to cart; Media, Anthropology and Public Engagement $ Add to cart; Culture Change and Ex-Change: Syncretism and Anti-Syncretism in Bena, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea $ Add to cart; Expeditionary Anthropology: Teamwork, Travel and the ‘Science of Man’ $ Much is known about the cultures of New Guinea, though field work has tended to be concentrated in coastal regions and the Highlands, with Irian Jaya the most neglected area.

The classification of languages has received intensive attention only in the past Cited by: 2. Get this from a library. Culture change and ex-change: syncretism and anti-syncretism in Bena, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea.

[Regina Knapp] -- "How is cultural change perceived and performed by members of the Bena Bena language group, who live in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. In her analysis, Knapp draws upon existing bodies of. Book reviews. Authors; Authors and affiliations; Pierre L.

van den Berghe Physical Anthropology of the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea. Anthropological Studies in the Eastern ().The Languages of the Eastern Family of the East New Guinea Highland Stock.

Anthropological Studies in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea. Vol. Univ. Anthropological Studies in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea volume II. First edition. R A Littlewood discusses the human biology of the Eastern Highland both by presenting the data of a physical anthropological survey of the members of the Kainantu Language Family and by endeavoring to discover the nature and possible causes of physical.

Mainland New Guinea is represented only by sampling from the Sepik lowlands, and just two areas from the Eastern Highlands (Gimi, and Goroka township). The New Guinea area most in need of sampling, however, is the entire northern coast, which on linguistic as well as genetic grounds could have been the path taken by the earliest speakers of.

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Kuru Sorcery: Disease and Danger in the New Guinea Highlands (Explorations in World Ethnology)/5(4). PREHISTORY OF EASTERN HIGHLANDS OF NEW GUINEA By Virginia Watson - Hardcover VG+. $ Free shipping. The Highlands of Papua New Guinea by Miller, Brian.

Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF EASTERN HIGHLANDS OF NEW GUINEA By Robert Littlewood VG. $Seller Rating: % positive. The Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea are characterized by an abundance of beliefs in different types of sorcery.

These types of sorcery can be categorized according to the dif-Author: Tobias Schwoerer. Author(s): Littlewood,R A(Robert A.), Title(s): Physical anthropology of the eastern highlands of New Guinea.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher. The Languages of the Eastern Family of the East New Guinea Highland Stock, edited by Howard McKaughan II. Physical Anthropology of the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea, by R. Littlewood Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Main entry under title: The Languages of the eastern family of the east New Guinea highland stock.

By this move had resulted in the formation of the Territory of Papua New Guinea, the eventual forerunner of today's independent state. Schram's contribution provides a window on the discursive aftermath of this amalgamation in his examination of representations of the New Guinea Highlands in a Papuan mission : Dan Jorgensen.

A Historical Background to Anthropology in the Papua New Guinea Highlands Terence E. Hays. Innewly arrived in Port Moresby to begin fieldwork in what was then the Eastern Highlands District of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea,1 my wife, Patricia Hurley Hays, and I checked in with the Department of District Administration.

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One of the early pioneers in medical anthropology, Shirley Lindenbaum, investigated the origins and spread of a disease called kuru among the South Fore people of the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. By the s, the incidence of kuru had reached epidemic proportions.Book Reviews patterns in kuru patients and populations of the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea.

Am. J. Hum. Genet., SS Steinberg, A. G., D. C. .J. Spencer, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political anthropology is a subdiscipline of social and cultural anthropology concerned with the comparative, fieldwork-based study of politics and the political.

Between the s and the s it was a central area, especially of social anthropology in Europe. In that period political anthropology moved from.