Historical vines: Enga networks of exchange, ritual, and warfare in Papua New Guinea

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Smithsonian Institution Press, Jun 17, 1998 - History - 494 pages
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Drawing on interviews with elders in 110 Enga tribes, this volume reconstructs the ecological, social, and ideological processes that shaped the Enga people's elaborate networks of ceremonial exchange.

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THE ENGA THEIR HISTORICAL TRADITIONS
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ENVIRONMENT POPULATION AND SUBSISTENCE
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SOCIAL ORGANIZATION LEADERSHIP AND TRADE
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