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Headhunting and the social imagination in Southeast Asia / edited by Janet Hoskins.

By: Hoskins, Janet
Language: English Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1996.Description: xi, 296p. : ill., map, plates ; 22cm.ISBN: 0804725756
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Introduction headhunting as practice and as trope / J. Hoskins; Lyric, history and allegory, or the end of headhunting ritual in upland Sulawesi / Kenneth M. George; Headtaking and the consolidation of political power in the early Brunei state / Allen R. Maxwell; Severed heads that germinate the state: southwest Timor / A. McWilliam; Buaya headhunting and its ritual / J. de Raedt; Telling violence in the Meratus mountains / A. Lowenhaupt Tsing; The heritage of headhunting: history, ideology and violence on Sumba, 1890-1990 / J. Hoskins; Images of headhunting / P. Metcalf.