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BREAKING THE STONES : RITUAL, GENDER AND MODERNITY IN NORTH AMBRYM VANUATU

MARY PATTERSON

BREAKING THE STONES : RITUAL, GENDER AND MODERNITY IN NORTH AMBRYM VANUATU

by MARY PATTERSON

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Online version of print publication ANTHROPOLOGICAL FORUM v.11 #1 (2001) : 39-54.

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(). Breaking the stones: Ritual, gender and modernity in North Ambrym, Vanuatu. Anthropological Forum: Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. Cited by: 8. In this context it is necessary to shape an ethnography of modernity that goes beyond an account of manifest change (e.g.

adoption of Western religion, the advent of new practices of production and exchange, the implementation of a Western schooling system, the inscription of English) and grasps the transformations in knowing, agency, and Cited by: ‘Breaking the GENDER AND MODERNITY IN NORTH AMBRYM VANUATU book Ritual, gender and modernity in North Ambrym, Vanuatu.’ In M.

Patterson and R. Tonkinson (eds). Special Issue: Gender, Power and Ritual in Cross-Cultural Perspective—essays in honour of Michael Allen, Anthropological Forum 11 (1). Patterson, M. Leading lights in the 'Mother of Darkness': Perspectives on leadership and morality in north Ambrym.

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To Kill a Bird with Two Stones. A Short History of Vanuatu. Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford. Mary. Breaking the stones: Ritual, gender en modernity in North Ambrym, Vanuatu. Anthropological Forum. Vol. 11, n°. Patterson. Vanuatu (English: / ˌ v ɑː n u ˈ ɑː t uː / VAH-noo-AH-too or / v æ n ˈ w ɑː t uː / van-WAH-too; Bislama and French pronunciation), officially the Republic of Vanuatu (French: République de Vanuatu; Bislama: Ripablik blong Vanuatu), is an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean.

The archipelago, which is of volcanic origin, is 1, kilometres (1, mi) east of northern. Robert Tonkinson has published about the role of tradition in Ambrym, Vanuatu, and Breaking the stones: Ritual, gender and modernity in North Ambrym, Vanuatu This book is a political.

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Founded. The Other Side is the first major ethnographic and historical study of the Sia Raga people of north Pentecost Island, a region that was home to the late Father Walter Lini, Vanuatu's first prime. Gender, Christianity and change, an analysis of social movements in north Ambrym, Aldershot: Ashgate.

Focusing on cultural change and the socio-political movements in the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu, this book uses both anthropological and historical analysis to examine the way the relationship between gender and Christianity has shaped.

chapter „Oceania‟ of the book „Primitivism in 20th Century‟,2 wooden slit drums found on the central and south islands of Vanuatu, particularly on Malekula and Ambrym, were, and are, used by men of high rank. in the north of Vanuatu, weaving is one of those.

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saw the posthumous publication of a book entitled Art and Agency that aimed to articulate the first anthropological theory of art--i.e. a theory applicable to all forms of art, across all periods and societies, and capable of explaining the role of.

Agency, kinship, and history in North Ambrym Agency, kinship, and history in North Ambrym Patterson, Mary Theories of agency have a long and complex history in philosophy and the social sciences and, of late, a certain prominence in anthropology.

Built into the genealogy of the term is its dual nature as effective action in the world and a ‘patient’ quality .