The Art of Kula
Nearly a century ago, it was predicted that Kula, the exchange of shell valuables in the Massim region of Papua New Guinea, would disappear. Not only has this prophecy failed to come true, but today Kula is expanding beyond these island communities to the mainland and Australia.This book unveils the many deep motivations and meanings that lie behind the pursuit of Kula. Fo...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Bloomsbury Academic
(first published 2002)
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