By Andrew Strathern
Within the Mount Hagen sector of principal New Guinea, battle has been changed because the arrival of the Europeans by way of a full of life improvement of moka, a aggressive ceremonial trade of wealth gadgets. The exchanges of pigs, shells and different valuables are interpreted as performing as a bond among teams, and as a way wherein participants, particularly the big-men, can maximize their prestige. Professor Strathern analyses the ways that pageant among big-men truly happens, and the consequences of this festival at the total political procedure.
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