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Gods, ghosts, and men in Melanesia

Gods, ghosts, and men in Melanesia

some religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Melanesia,
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by P. Lawrence and M. J. Meggitt.
    ContributionsLawrence, Peter, 1921-, Meggitt, Mervyn J., 1924-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN475.9 .L3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p.:
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14814446M

    In their introduction to Gods, Ghosts, and Men in Melanesia, Lawrence and coeditor Mervyn Meggitt followed Robin Horton in defining religion as "the putative extension of men's social relationships into the non-empirical realm of the cosmos" (p. 8); in Melanesia, they pointed out, gods, ghosts, ancestors, demons, and totems are closely. Gods, Goddesses, Ghosts, Ghoulies, Abeguwo, Rain goddess whose urine turns to moisture. Melanesia/New Guinea; Abello aka Abelio and Abelionni, was a god of apple trees, worshipped in the Garonne Valley in southwest France. of Zeus, was an ancient Greek divinity, who led both gods and men to rash and inconsiderate actions and to.

      GLASSE, R.M. The Huli of the Southern Highlands. In Gods Ghosts and Men in Melanesia: Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides, M. Meggit and P. Lawrence (eds.). Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Report on the Huli: Fieldwork in Tari, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea. Typescript. Gods, Ghosts and Men in Melanesia: Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides, Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Lindstrom, Lamont and Geoffrey M. White

    Works by Mervyn Meggitt Blood Is Their Argument: Warfare Among the Mae Enga Tribesmen of the New 19 copies Gods, ghosts and men in Melanesia: some religions of Australian New. Polynesian Mythology Polynesia is a vast region of the Pacific Ocean consisting of many hundreds of widely separated, culturally and politically diverse island groups. Ranging from Midway and Hawaii in the north to New Zealand in the south, the triangular area called Polynesia also includes Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, Tuamotu, the Cook Islands, and.


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The Introduction covers two general issues: secular sociopolitical systems, and religions.