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The State and Its Enemies in Papua New Guinea : NORDIC INSTITUTE OF ASIAN STUDIES - Alexander Wanek

The State and Its Enemies in Papua New Guinea

NORDIC INSTITUTE OF ASIAN STUDIES

Paperback Published: 29th November 1995
ISBN: 9780700703043
Number Of Pages: 332

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A study of nation-building processes in the young state of Papua New Guinea, and of opposition to these in one of the country's peripheral provinces, Manus. Intense resistance to Lucifer (the state) is offered there by Wind Nation, the old Paliau Movement made famous by Mead and Schwartz.

Foreword
Acknowledgements
The Study, Its Aim and Methodp. 3
The Conceptual Frameworkp. 10
The Colonial Periodp. 29
Preparing for Independencep. 47
The Independent State of Papua New Guineap. 53
The National Capitalp. 57
Decentralisationp. 70
The Manus Provincep. 77
A Shared Languagep. 91
The Mediap. 96
Formal Educationp. 103
Culture as Political Tool: Kastamp. 111
Devil-upment? Mining in PNGp. 137
Coffee, Cacao and Copra: The Plantation Economyp. 149
National Electionsp. 155
The Angry Young Menp. 175
To Toe the Line: The Paliau Movementp. 189
The Old Prophet and His Teachingsp. 198
Dangerous Knowledgep. 215
Nauna Islandp. 221
PNG on Naunap. 233
Local Images of Progressp. 250
The Spiritual Realmp. 257
Patterns of Leadershipp. 271
Hatwok versus Malolop. 277
Reconstructing Traditionsp. 287
Concluding Remarksp. 305
Epiloguep. 313
Referencesp. 315
Indexp. 327
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ISBN: 9780700703043
ISBN-10: 0700703047
Series: NORDIC INSTITUTE OF ASIAN STUDIES
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 29th November 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1

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