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

Author/Creator:
Stead, Victoria C., author.
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 216 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Series:
Topics in the contemporary Pacific.
Topics in the contemporary Pacific
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Subjects:
Land tenure -- Papua New Guinea.
Land tenure -- Timor-Leste.
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Timor-Leste -- Social life and customs.
Land tenure.
Manners and customs.
Papua New Guinea.
Timor-Leste.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780824856663 (hbk. : alk paper)
082485666X (hbk. : alk paper)
OCLC:
948176141