Ritual and Knowledge among the Baktaman of New Guinea

Fredrik Barth

  Ritual and Knowledge among the Baktaman of New Guinea Barth, Fredrik: Ritual and knowledge among the Baktaman of New Guinea The religion of the Baktaman, particularly their secret rites, and the meanings and knowledge which these rites embody, is the theme of this book. The analysis of ritual is a central anthropological problem, since…

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