Papua

Yabar: The Alienations of Murik Men in a Papua New Guinea Modernity  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Oct. 12, 2017
Yabar: The Alienations of Murik Men in a Papua New Guinea Modernity

Yabar: The Alienations of Murik Men in a Papua New Guinea Modernity by David Lipset
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319510754 | 253 Pages | PDF | 5.3 MB

This book analyses the dual alienations of a coastal group rural men, the Murik of Papua New Guinea.
Navigating the Future: An Ethnography of Change in Papua New Guinea (Asia-Pacific Environment Monographs)

Navigating the Future: An Ethnography of Change in Papua New Guinea (Asia-Pacific Environment Monographs) (Volume 11) by Monica Minnegal
English | June 8, 2017 | ISBN: 1760461237 | 314 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Navigating the Future draws on long-term ethnographic fieldwork with Kubo people and their neighbours, in a remote area of Papua New Guinea, to explore how worlds are reconfigured as people become increasingly conscious of, and seek to draw into their own lives, wealth and power that had previously lain beyond their horizons.
Papua - The Secret Island Of The Cannibals / Тайны планеты Земля. Папуа: Секретный остров каннибалов (2013)

Papua - The Secret Island Of The Cannibals / Тайны планеты Земля. Папуа: Секретный остров каннибалов (2013)
DVD Video, R5 | 0hr 58mn | PAL 16:9 | 720x576 | 4.10 Gb
Russian \ English: Dolby AC3, 6 ch; Russian: Dolby AC3, 2 ch
Subtitle: Russian
Genre: Documentary

Papua The Secret Island Of The Cannibals: Papua, the home island of the cannibals in the far Pacific ocean. Guinea contains many islands which are significantly diversified: enormous mountains, highlands, swamps and huge rocks alternate. The spectacular wildlife, unspoiled wilderness are species habitat of many animal and plant. Papua New Guinea is one of the most culturally diverse countries on the Earth. According to this, 841 different languages are listed for the country. It is also one of the most rural, as only 18 percent of people live in urban centres. The country is one of the world’s least explored, culturally and geographically, and many undiscovered species of plants and animals live there. If you like the amazing nature recordings also from the underwater (to show the rich life world of Pacific Ocean) and interesting cultures and secrets of the cannibals join and come with us for this exciting journey!

A grammar of Papua Malay (Studies in Diversity Linguistics)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Aug. 1, 2017
A grammar of Papua Malay (Studies in Diversity Linguistics)

A grammar of Papua Malay (Studies in Diversity Linguistics) by Angela Kluge
English | Mar. 13, 2017 | ISBN: 1533457948 | 770 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This book presents an in-depth linguistic description of one Papuan Malay variety, based on sixteen hours of recordings of spontaneous narratives and conversations between Papuan Malay speakers. ‘Papuan Malay’ refers to the easternmost varieties of Malay (Austronesian). They are spoken in the coastal areas of West Papua, the western part of the island of New Guinea. The variety described here is spoken along West Papua’s northeast coast.
Diving in Indonesia: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Best Dive Spots: Bali, Komodo, Sulawesi, Papua, and more

Sarah Ann Wormald, "Diving in Indonesia: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Best Dive Spots: Bali, Komodo, Sulawesi, Papua, and more"
ISBN: 0804844747 | 2016 | EPUB | 304 pages | 40 MB
Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste by Victoria C. Stead
English | 2016 | ISBN: 082485666X | 236 Pages | PDF | 86.94 MB
Election 2007: The Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea (State, Society and Governance in Melanesia)

Election 2007: The Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea (State, Society and Governance in Melanesia) by R.J. May
English | Sep. 23, 2013 | ISBN: 1922144290 | 538 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

Papua New Guinea’s general election in 2007 attracted particular interest for several reasons. Not only did it follow what was widely acknowledged as the country’s worst election ever, in 2002 (in which elections in six of the country’s 109 electorates were declared to be ‘failed elections’), it was the first general election to be held under a new limited preferential voting system.

Conflict and Resource Development in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Feb. 2, 2017
Conflict and Resource Development in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Conflict and Resource Development in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea by Nicole Haley
English | Jan. 15, 2011 | ISBN: 1921313455 | 206 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

The Southern Highlands is one of Papua New Guinea’s most resource-rich provinces, but for a number of years the province has been riven by conflict. Longstanding inter-group rivalries, briefly set aside during the colonial period, have been compounded by competition for the benefits provided by the modern state and by fighting over the distribution of returns from the several big mining and petroleum projects located within the province or impinging upon it.

Playing the Game : Life and Politics in Papua New Guinea  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Jan. 18, 2017
Playing the Game : Life and Politics in Papua New Guinea

Playing the Game : Life and Politics in Papua New Guinea
by Julius Chan
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0702253979 | 270 Pages | True PDF | 7 MB

Playing the Game is an authentic and compelling account of Chan’s private and political life, and offers a rare insight into how the modern nation of Papua New Guinea came to be, the vision and values it was founded on, and the extraordinary challenges it faces in the 21st century.

Protection of intellectual, biological & cultural property in Papua New Guinea  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Jan. 17, 2017
Protection of intellectual, biological & cultural property in Papua New Guinea

Protection of intellectual, biological & cultural property in Papua New Guinea by Kathy Whimp
English | Mar. 28, 2013 | ISBN: 1922144924 | 230 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

Intellectual, biological and cultural property rights are a powerful and debatable topic. They offer the possibility for protection of rights to intangible resources, including the products of knowledge and creativity. The forces of globalisation have made this subject of immediate, international concern. Struggles for ownership of intellectual property occur between and within local and global arenas.