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Print Culture, Mobility, and The Pacific, 1920–1950

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

cultural meanings attached to these movements. Missionaries and scientists traveling to Melanesia, Australian writers crossing the Pacific, and upper-class women cruising the world were all tangled up in the ambiguities and contestations over authority and

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Marxian anthropology resurgent

Patrick Neveling and Luisa Steur

and failures of 1917, with Mauss’s privileged upbringing under the wings of his anti-revolutionary, republican uncle Émile Durkheim and his Eurocentric armchair anthropology comparison of Roman and Sanskrit law with contemporary societies in Melanesia

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Fates Worse Than Death

Destruction and Social Attachment in Timor-Leste

Gabriel Tusinski

, Southeast Asia, Melanesia, and the Pacific Islands, albeit with differing socio-cultural implications. As Keane (1997: 70) points out for the Anakalangese of Sumba, the combination of the dual vegetal components of betel is conceptualized as iconic of the

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Doing Personhood in Chinese Culture

The Desiring Individual, Moralist Self and Relational Person

Yunxiang Yan

. ‘ Partible Penitents: Dividual Personhood and Christian Practice in Melanesia and the West ’. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (n.s.) 16 ( 2 ): 215 – 240 . Mookherjee , N. 2013 . ‘ Introduction: Self in South Asia ”. Journal of

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Hierarchy, Value, and the Value of Hierarchy

Naomi Haynes and Jason Hickel

. Smedal . 2009b . “ Hierarchy and Its Alternatives: An Introduction to Movements of Totalization and Detotalization .” Pp. 1 – 63 in Rio and Smedal 2009a . Robbins , Joel . 1994 . “ Equality as a Value: Ideology in Dumont, Melanesia, and the West

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Samantha Page and Marilyn Strathern

and impact in the abstract. They are best coming from the inside, and in the context of concrete issues. References Hirsch , E. and M. Strathern ( 2004 ). Transactions and creations: property debates and the stimulus of Melanesia (Vol. 11

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

comparative work has been carried out, especially in Melanesia and the Amazon, with veritable ‘theory schools’ emerging from these efforts. 13 An example of regional comparison on a relatively small scale is Ramble’s (1990) examination of two rather close

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Unpacking the Museum Register

Institutional Memories of the Potlatch Collection Repatriation

Emma Knight

. Strathern , Marilyn . 1988 . The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia . Studies in Melanesian Anthropology 6 . Berkeley : University of California Press . Swinney , Geoffrey N . 2012 . “ What Do We Know About

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Bande dessinée and the Penal Imaginary

Graphic Constructions of the Carceral Archipelago

Charles Forsdick

Algeria – continued to be sent to South America, and after the definitive suspension of transportation to the bagne in Melanesia in 1897, French Guiana continued to function for another four decades, still receiving civilian transportés , political

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Spirit of the Future

Movement, Kinetic Distribution, and Personhood among Siberian Eveny

Olga Ulturgasheva

. The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia . Berkeley : University of California Press . Strathern , Marilyn . 1999 . Property, Substance and Effect: Anthropological Essays on Persons and Things . London