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From land to mouth [electronic resource] : the agricultural "economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea highlands / Paul Sillitoe.

Sillitoe, Paul, 1949- (Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: Agriculture > Economic aspects > Papua New Guinea.
Wola (Papua New Guinean people) > Economic conditions.

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  • Physical Description: xx, 575 p.
  • Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-559) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The agricultural economy -- Economics and the self-interested individual -- Community and the other-interested individual -- Land tenure and the collective-interests individual -- Selection of cultivation sites and individual choice -- The land issue : scarce resource? -- The population issue : too many people? -- Pioneering gardens : men's labor -- Cultivating gardens : women's labor -- The labor question : scarcity of time? -- Exchange : taro gardens -- The exchange economy? -- No economy, no development?.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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