Gunantuna: Aspects of the Person, the Self and the Individual Among the Tolai
Focusing on concepts of person, the self, and the individual, Epstein analyzes how these notions are conceptualized and interpreted by the Tolai people of the Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, where the author has conducted intensive field research since 1959.
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