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This list relates to the 2016-17 which ended on 31/07/2017
  1. Lecture 1 - First Contact 15 items
    1. Readings 4 items
      1. First contact - Bob Connolly, Robin Anderson 1987

        Book 

    2. Further Readings 11 items
      1. Gardner, R. 1964. Film: Dead Birds.

  2. Lecture 2 - Warfare: Sepik River and Beyond 7 items
    1. Film 1 item
      1. Unreported world: Rambo nation - Sam Kiley 2005 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Readings 4 items
    3. Further Readings 2 items
      1. Pigs for the ancestors: ritual in the ecology of a New Guinea people - Roy Abraham Rappaport 1984

        Book  Additional copies available at classmark DU740.R26.

  3. Lecture 3 - Exchange: Western Highlands 10 items
    1. Readings 5 items
      1. Work: Exploitation at Issue - M. Strathern

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    2. Further Readings 5 items
      1. Strathernograms - A. Gell

        Chapter  Additional copy available at classmark GN29.G4G06.

      2. Big men and great men: personifications of power in Melanesia - Maurice Godelier, Marilyn Strathern 1991

        Book 

  4. Lecture 4 - Coral Gardens: Massim 12 items
    1. Readings 9 items
      1. Follow the Sun - F. Damon

        Chapter 

      2. Coral gardens and their magic: a study of the methods of tilling the soil and of agricultural rites in the Trobriand Islands - Bronislaw Malinowski 1935

        Book  Republished edition (2002) is also available at classmark GN304.M2C7;7-8.

      3. P. 1 Trees - Marilyn Strathern

        Chapter 

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    2. Further Readings 3 items
  5. Lecture 5 - Gender and Death: Eastern Highlands, New Ireland 10 items
    1. Readings 7 items
      1. Arguments among Myths - G. Gillison

        Chapter 

    2. Further Readings 3 items
  6. Lecture 6 - Bird Song and Poetry: Highland Fringe 5 items
    1. Readings 5 items
      1. Crook, T., 'Dancing Sago'. Available on MMS.

      2. Sound and sentiment: birds, weeping, poetics, and song in Kaluli expression - Steven Feld 2012 (electronic book)

        Book  Print copies of the 2nd edition (1990) are also available at classmark DU740.42F4F90.

      3. The Gisaro - E. Schieffelin

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

  7. Lecture 7 - Growing Knowledge: Bolivip, Min area 6 items
    1. Readings 3 items
    2. Further Readings 3 items
      1. The Notion of the Body - M. Lienhardt

        Chapter 

  8. Lecture 8 - Is there a mine at Frieda river? Anthropology, Melanesia and the resource extraction industry 6 items
    1. Readings 6 items
      1. Skryzpek, E. 2015. 'Life cycles at the Frieda River Mine', conference paper presented at the AAS 2015 conference in Melbourne, Australia, in December 2015. Available on MMS.

  9. Lecture 9 - Re-Designing the Nation: An Ethnographic Study of the Parliament of the Papua New Guinea 8 items
    1. Readings 8 items
      1. Introduction: The Work of Nation Making - R. Foster

        Chapter  Available online via Google Books.

      2. Creative Land - James Leach

        Chapter 

  10. Lecture 10 - Kava and Gender: concerning transformations in Vanuatu 11 items
    1. Readings 4 items
      1. Canberra Anthropology, Volume 18, Issue 1-2 1995

        Journal  Special issue, 'The Power of Kava'.

      2. Ethnology of Vanuatu: an early twentieth century study - Felix Speiser, D. Q. Stephenson (trans.) 1996

        Book  pp. 145-148 (available online via Google Books).

    2. Further Readings 7 items
      1. Kava Act - Republic of Vanuatu 2002

        Webpage 

      2. 'Custom Chief Threatens to Challenge Kava Bill in Court'. Vanuatu Trading Post, Issue 875, 04 January 2003. Available on MMS.

      3. Albert, Watt. 2003. 'Letters to the Editor: Presiden, yu no Saenem Bill ia'. Vanuatu Trading Post, Issue 877, 09 January 2003. Available on MMS.

  11. Lecture 11 - Recapitulation: Assessing the New Melanesian Ethnography 1 item
    1. In this final session we consider the capacity of a particular strand of Melanesian Anthropology-the 'New Melanesian Ethnography'-to theorize indigenous social forms and symbolic imagery, and consider its applicability and limitations. This discussion will form the ground for a general recapitulation of the issues explored throughout the module.

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