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A Sense of People and Place

Andrew Moutu

in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a general sense of the geography and economic livelihood, as well as an example of the sorts of (clan) relationships that prevail, in Iatmul villages. Topics discussed include ... More


Two in One: Houses and Moieties

Andrew Moutu

in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on two types of house within an Iatmul village: ngeko (the ceremonial men's house) and ngeio (the dwelling or residential house). The kinds of relationships and activities that ... More


Fighting for Breath: Living Morally and Dying of Cancer in a Chinese Village

Anna Lora-Wainwright

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836825
eISBN:
9780824871093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836825.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Numerous reports of “cancer villages” have appeared in the past decade in both Chinese and Western media, highlighting the downside of China's economic development. Less generally known is how people ... More


Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Hy V. Luong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833701
eISBN:
9780824870447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833701.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines both continuity and change over eight decades in a small rural village deep in the North Vietnamese countryside. Son-Duong, a community near the Red River, experienced first-hand ... More


The Political Economy of Mountain Java: An Interpretive History

Robert Hefner

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069336
eISBN:
9780520913769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069336.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A rich and sensitive portrait of a changing peasantry, this study is also a general inquiry into the nature of status, class, and community in the developing world, presenting an analysis designed to ... More


Prologue

Eve Monique Zucker

in Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836115
eISBN:
9780824871079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836115.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In this prologue, the author narrates her tour of the sites that comprised the old Cambodian village of O'Thmaa on the final days of her fieldwork, which formed the basis of this book. Accompanied by ... More


Me and Toha

Susan Rodgers

in Telling Lives, Telling History: Autobiography and Historical Imagination in Modern Indonesia

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085466
eISBN:
9780520914797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085466.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents the English translation of P. Pospos's childhood memoirs Aku dan Toba: Tjatatan dari Masa Kanak-Kanak. The twenty-four chapters of these memoirs relate the author's experience ... More


“Money Causes Trouble”

Ellen Oxfeld

in Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the meanings of wealth and the expectations surrounding wealth in Moonshadow Pond. The divergent discourses about wealth and class circulate in the village. A person might ... More


In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-reform Rural China

Xin Liu

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219939
eISBN:
9780520923478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219939.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

China underwent a dramatic social transformation in the last decade of the twentieth century. This ethnographic study of one community focuses on the logic of everyday practice in post-reform rural ... More


A Generation Afterward

Heonik Kwon

in After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Vietnam, household death-commemoration rites are a rich store of historical evidence. The domestic ritual calendars in places like My Lai and Ha My offer a panoramic view of the fluctuating ... More


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