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Asiwinarong: Ethos, Image, and Social Power Among the Usen Barok of New Ireland: Ethos, Image, and Social Power Among the Usen Barok of New Ireland Roy Wagner

Asiwinarong: Ethos, Image, and Social Power Among the Usen Barok of New Ireland: Ethos, Image, and Social Power Among the Usen Barok of New Ireland

Roy Wagner

Published January 1st 1986
ISBN : 9781400861033
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262 pages
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Professor Wagners study of Barok social and ritual life pays special attention to the mens-house feasting cycle. The kaba. or culminating death feast of that cycle, is invoked by the word asiwinarong, which symbolizes the leadership successionMoreProfessor Wagners study of Barok social and ritual life pays special attention to the mens-house feasting cycle. The kaba. or culminating death feast of that cycle, is invoked by the word asiwinarong, which symbolizes the leadership succession on which Barok claims to ethical integrity and precedence restOriginally published in 1986.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.