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Argonauts of the Western Pacific

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Bronislaw Malinowski's pathbreaking Argonauts of the Western Pacific is at once a detailed account of exchange in the Melanesian islands and a manifesto of a modernist anthropology. Malinowski argued that the goal of which the ethnographer should never lose sight is `to grasp the native's point of view, his relation to life, to realise his vision of his world.' Through vivid evocations of Kula life, including the building and launching of canoes, fishing expeditions and the role of myth and magic amongst the Kula people, ...

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Argonauts of the Western Pacific
2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138132719

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Argonauts of the Western Pacific
2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415738644

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Argonauts of the Western Pacific
1984, Waveland Press, Long Grove, Ill

ISBN-13: 9780881330847

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Argonauts of the Western Pacific
1978, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780710000538

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