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The Curse of Souw: Principles of Daribi Clan Definition and Alliance
The Curse of Souw Principles of Daribi Clan Definition and Alliance
Author: Roy Wagner
This is the first full-length study of a little-known mountain people of New Guinea. Subsisting by primitive agriculture in the overcast rain forests on the rim of the central highlands, the Daribi clansman experiences the world in terms of a universal causality. The shaming of the culture-hero Souw, in a myth analogous in some respects to the G...  more »
ISBN: 231521
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 279
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Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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