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Becoming landowners : entanglements of custom and modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste / Victoria C. Stead.

Author:
Stead, Victoria C. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
xii, 216 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Topics in the contemporary PacificTopics in the contemporary Pacific. [More in this series]
  • Topics in the contemporary Pacific
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-206) and index.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780824856663 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 082485666X ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016019021
OCLC:
948176141
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