Origins, Ancestry and Alliance

Origins, Ancestry and Alliance

Explorations in Austronesian Ethnography

Edited by James J. Fox and Clifford Sather

Published by ANU E Press
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200, Australia

Previously published in Australia by the Department of Anthropology in association with the Comparative
Austronesian Project, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra 1996.

National Library of Australia
Cataloguing-in-Publication entry

Origins, Ancestry and Alliance:
explorations in Austronesian ethnography.

ISBN 0 7315 2432 2 (print)
ISBN 1 920942 87 4 (online)

1. Ethnography - Islands of the Pacific. 2. Ethnography - Asia, South
East. 3. Kinship - Islands of the Pacific. 4. Kinship - Asia, South East.
5. Islands of the Pacific - Social life and customs. 6. Asia, South East -
Social life and customs. I. Fox, James J., 1940- . II. Sather, Clifford,
1938- . III. Australian National University. Dept of Anthropology.
IV. Comparative Austronesian Project.


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