TITLE

'WE ARE THE ORIGINALS': A STUDY OF VALUE IN FIJI

AUTHOR(S)
ERĂ„SAARI, MATTI
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Socie;Autumn2013, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an ethnographic study of the concept of value within Fijian society. The author examined the tensions that emerged from the dichotomies between kai wai, or sea people, and land people, and between taukei, or host, and vulagi, or guest, which are symbolic expressions of alterity or foreign origin. The impact of British colonization on the concept of value and on these dichotomies is discussed.
ACCESSION #
93430269

 

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