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Author Stead, Victoria C., author

Title Becoming landowners : entanglements of custom and modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste / Victoria C. Stead
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]


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 ADPML SPDU  333.315987 Ste/Ble  LIB USE ONLY
Description xii, 216 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Series Topics in the contemporary Pacific
Topics in the contemporary Pacific.
Contents Introduction -- Customary connection to land and practices of resilience -- Greeting the state -- Landowner groups and the codification of custom in Papua New Guinea -- Making land work? -- Land titling and state building in postconflict Timor-Leste -- Contesting land, city, state, and nation -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Land tenure -- Papua New Guinea.
Land tenure -- Timor-Leste.
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Timor-Leste -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Deakin authored content
LC no. 2016019021
ISBN 9780824856663 (hardback) (alk paper)
082485666X (hardback) (alk paper)