Expressive Genres and Historical Change: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan

Stewart, Pamela J. and Strathern, Andrew Expressive Genres and Historical Change: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan. Edited by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern The United Kingdom: Ashgate, 2005.


Author Stewart, Pamela J.
Strathern, Andrew
Title Expressive Genres and Historical Change: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan
Place of Publication The United Kingdom
Publisher Ashgate
Publication year 2005
Sub-type Other
Series Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific Series
ISBN 0754644189
9780754644187
Editor Pamela J. Stewart
Andrew Strathern
Total number of pages 284
Subjects 1601 Anthropology
Abstract/Summary This collection of essays, edited by leading scholars in the field, focuses on how expressive genres such as music, dance and poetry are of enduring significance to social organization. Research from New Guinea, Indonesia and Taiwan is used to assess how historical changes modify these forms of expression to adjust to the social and political needs of the moment.
Keyword essays
genres
social organization
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

 
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