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Symbolic Reproduction and Reproductive Symbolism

Robert A. Paul

in Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

There are other ways besides men’s societies for symbols to be reproduced, and for them to represent reproduction in imagery drawn from sexual reproduction. Various examples are examined, including ... More


Colonial Experiments and Mounting Resentments

David W. Akin

in Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838140
eISBN:
9780824870874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838140.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter narrates how the 1930s economic crisis, particularly the collapse of copra prices, cut deeply into government resources and hamstrung any plans for development or better administration. ... More


Maasina Rule and the Government

David W. Akin

in Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838140
eISBN:
9780824870874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838140.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes Maasina Rule's influence across Malaita. As 1945 progressed, emissaries carried the movement over the island, melding with other new political groups, and an overarching ... More


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