THE COMMERCE OF CULTURES IN MELANESIA

Simon Harrison

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    Abstract

    In many parts of Melanesia, property rights in rituals were traded or formally transferred across cultural boundaries as prestige goods in the indigenous gift economies. This article examines the implications of these transactions for the understanding of ritual, political economy and cultural identity in Melanesian societies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)139-158
    JournalMAN
    Volume28
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 1993

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