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Title Man and a half : essays in Pacific anthropology and ethnobiology in honour of Ralph Bulmer / edited by Andrew Pawley
Published Auckland : Polynesian Society, 1991


Description vii, 624 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm. + electronic text
Series Memoir ; no. 48
Memoirs of the Polynesian Society ; v. 48
Contents Part I: Memoirs.: Notes on a Large Small Game Hunter / Andrew Pawley -- Hans Breitmann Gife a Barty... / Ellaine Mabbutt -- 'Big-man', Neighbour, Teacher, Friend: a Personal Memoir of Ralph Bulmer at Waigani, 1968-72 / Helga M. Griffin -- What Is this Man Up To? A Kalam View of Ralph Bulmer / Ian Saem Majnep -- Notes and Quotes Concerning the Further Collaboration of Ian Saem Majnep and Ralph Bulmer: Saem Becomes a Writer / George E. Marcus -- Ralph Bulmer - a Bibliography / Alice Bulmer -- Part II: Ethnobiology, Semantics and Taxonomy.: The Chicken and the Egg-head Revisited: Further Evidence for the Intellectualist Bases of Ethnobiological Classification / Brent Berlin -- A Linguist Revisits the New Zealand Bush / Bruce Biggs -- On the Botanical Life-form 'Tree' / Cecil H. Brown -- Fingota/Fangota: Shellfish and Fishing in Polynesia / Ross Clark -- Interview Techniques in Ethnobiology / Jared M. Diamond -- Hunting and Harvesting: the Pursuit of Animals by Kubo of Papua New Guinea / Peter Dwyer and Monica Minnegal -- Grass, Grerb or Weed? A Bulmerian Meditation on the Category monote in Nuaulu Plant Classification / Roy Ellen -- Operative Aspects of Folk Classification / Claudine Friedberg -- Interest, Use, and Interest in Uses in Folk Biology / Terence E. Hays -- What's in a Nomial? Folk Classification in New Caledonia / K.J. Hollyman -- Denizens of the Deep: the Semantic History of Proto-Polynesian palu / Robin Hooper -- Animals as Metaphors in Rotuman Sayings / Alan Howard and Jan Rensel -- Sahaptin Bird Classification / Eugene S. Hunn -- Why Is Wine Not Booze? / Julie Park -- Worms that Bite and Other Aspects of Wola Soil Lore / Paul Sillitoe -- Biological Nomenclature, Classification and the Ethnozoological Specieme / Michael J. Tyler -- Ethno-ichthyology in the Upper Wainimala Valley, Viti Levu / Alanieta Waqaniu and Garth Rogers -- Part III: Social and Symbolic Systems.: When All Else Fails: Suicide among Maring Women / Georgeda Buchbinder -- Pigs, Dogs and Children in Molima / Ann Chowning -- There's More than One Way to Be a Huqe / Peter Crowe -- Ralph Bulmer among the Master Detectives: the Proximity Principle / Mary Douglas -- Empirical Attitudes among the Onabasulu / Thomas M. Ernst -- Cockatoo, Hornbill, Kingfisher / Steven Feld -- A Darwinist Manifesto / Robin Fox -- The Birdman of Kiripia: Posthumous Revenge in a Papua New Guinea Highland Community / Michael Goddard -- Fishermen of Manumanu: in Defence of 'Empiricist' Ethnography / Murray Groves -- Why is the Cassowary Sacrificed / Chris Healey -- Many Voices: Rhetoric and Ethnographic Understanding in a Borneo Dayak Community / Christine Helliwell -- Aspects of Skipjack Fishing: Some Tokelau 'Words of the Sea' / Antony Hooper and Judith Huntsman -- The Kam Basin Homeland of the Wopkaimin: a Sense of Place / David Hyndman -- Is Taboo Alive? The Uses and Parameters of Kopon Taboo / Graham Jackson -- The Uses of Knowledge in Kwaio Society / Roger M. Keesing -- Transactions and Ownership in Central Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu / Tomas Ludvigson -- Atrocities and Culture: Revisiting the Vietnam War / Kenneth Maddock -- The Ancestresses of the Miyanmin and Telefolmin: Sacred and Mundane Definitions of the Fringe in the Upper Sepik / George E.B. Morren, Jr -- The Willed and the Wild: the Kalam Cassowary Revisited / Jan Pouwer -- Do We Believe in Witchcraft? / Inge Riebe -- Buka Marriage Ritual and the Power of Tsunono / Eleanor Rimoldi and Max Rimoldi -- From Ceremonial Exchange to Capitalist Exchange: How the New Irelanders Coped with the Establishment of Trading Stations / Paula G. Rubel and Abraham Rosman -- Tipuna - Ancestors: Aspects of Maori Cognatic Descent / Anne Salmond -- The Ceremonial Self / Eric Schwimmer -- Naming People / Marilyn Strathern -- Literary Art Forms among the Binandere / John D. Waiko -- Group and Ethnic Stereotypy: Topical Premises on a Universal Ground / James B. Watson -- The Sea Eagle and Other Heroic Birds of Nidula Mythology / Michael W. Young -- Part IV: Linguistic and Textual Analysis.: On Haruai Vowels / Bernard Comrie -- Marked Pronouns and Verbs for Marked Social Relationships in a Chadic and a Papuan Language / Herbert John Davies -- Tikopia Songs of the Sea / Raymond Firth and Rosemary Firth -- We Threw away our Bows and Axes / John Kias and Lyle Scholz -- Pigs and Dogs in Island Melanesia / John Lynch -- Saying Things in Kalam: Reflections on Language and Translation / Andrew Pawley -- Austronesian Classification and the Choice of Endeavour / Wendy Pond -- Sociolinguistic Dimensions of Kaluli Relationship Terms / Bambi B. Schieffelin and Steven Feld -- Part V: Prehistory and Oral History.: Hunting for Wallabies: the Importance of Macropus agilis as a Traditional Food Resource in the Port Moresby Hinterland / Jim Allen -- Manus, Mortars and the Kava Concoction / Wal Ambrose -- Variation and Change in Stone Tools in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea: the Witness of Wafielek / Susan Bulmer -- Bird-man Amulets and Tridacna Shell Discs from Taumako, Solomon Islands / Janet Davidson and Foss Leach -- Bulmer Phase II: Early Agriculture in the New Guinea Highlands / Jack Golson -- Near and Remote Oceania - Disestablishing 'Melanesia' in Culture History / R.C. Green -- Themes in the Prehistory of Coastal Papua and the Massim / Geoffrey Irwin -- Bulmer Phase I: Environmental Change and Human Activity through the Late Pleistocene into the Holocene in the Highlands of New Guinea: a Scenario / Mary-Jane Mountain -- Edai Siabo: an Ethnographic Study of a Papuan Myth / Nigel Oram -- Oral Prehistory and the Sequence of Events / Marie Reay -- The Archaeology of Belief: Structuralism in Stratigraphical Context / Douglas G. Sutton -- Garden Boundaries as Indicators of Past Land-use Strategies: Two Case Studies from Coastal Melanesia / Pamela Swadling -- Domestication: the Lessons from New Guinea / D.E. Yen -- Part VI: Anthropology and the Modern World.: Sovereignty vs Rangatiratanga: the Treaty of Waitangi 1840 and the New Zealand Maori Council's Kaupapa 1983 / I. H. Kawharu -- 'History Is a Way of Musing upon Ourselves' / Roderic Lacey -- Participation in the Modern Sector and the Width of Urban Interethnic Interaction: a Causal Model of Data from Papua New Guinea / H. B. Levine -- Some Samoan Observations on Science and Scientists / Cluny Macpherson and La'avasa Macpherson -- The Ambiguities of Advocacy: Fieldwork in the New Guinea Highlands / Mervyn Meggitt -- Applied Anthropology: the Basis for Social Policy and Planning in Papua New Guinea / Maev O'Collins -- Citizenship in Papua New Guinea / Anton Ploeg -- 'Company' in Kopiago / Andrew Strathern -- The Genesis and Transformation of the Waitangi Tribunal / Ranginui J. Walker
Notes Eighty-one essays
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Festschrift: eighty-one (81) essays
Contains language information from Tokelauan, Fortsenal, Maori, Kobon, and Kalam
SUBJECT Bulmer, R. N. H. (Ralph Neville Herman), 1928-1988
Bulmer, Ralph, 1928-1988.
Bulmer, Ralph, 1928-1988. fast
Bulmer, Ralph, 1928-1988. nta
Subject Maori language -- Texts
Kalam language -- Texts
Fortsenal language -- Texts
Kobon language -- Texts
Tokelauan language -- Texts
Anthropologists -- New Zealand -- Biography
Linguistics -- Oceania
Anthropology -- Oceania
Ethnologists -- New Zealand -- Biography
Ethnology -- Oceania.
Ethnobotany -- Oceania
Ethnozoology -- Oceania
Tangata whenua.
Mātauranga tikanga tāngata.
Rangahau o te noho-ā-iwi.
Tiriti o Waitangi.
SUBJECT Oceania -- Social life and customs.
Subject New Zealand.
Genre/Form Biography.
Author Pawley, Andrew.
Bulmer, R. N. H. (Ralph N. H.)
Polynesian Society (N.Z.)
LC no. 93212254
ISBN 0908940017