THE COMMERCE OF CULTURES IN MELANESIA

Simon Harrison

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    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.
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages139-158
    JournalMAN
    Volume28
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 1993

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    Melanesia
    Commerce
    Property Rights
    Political Economy
    Gift Economy
    Cultural Identity
    Prestige Goods
    Cultural Boundaries

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    Harrison, S. (1993). THE COMMERCE OF CULTURES IN MELANESIA. MAN, 28(1), 139-158.
    Harrison, Simon. / THE COMMERCE OF CULTURES IN MELANESIA. In: MAN. 1993 ; Vol. 28, No. 1. pp. 139-158.
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