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The Resource Sacred revenge in Oceania, Pamela J. Stewart , Andrew Strathern, (electronic resource)

Sacred revenge in Oceania, Pamela J. Stewart , Andrew Strathern, (electronic resource)

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Sacred revenge in Oceania
Title
Sacred revenge in Oceania
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Pamela J. Stewart , Andrew Strathern
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Language
eng
Summary
Revenge is an important motivation in human affairs relating to conflict and violence, and it is a notable feature in many societies within Oceania, where revenge is traditionally a sacred duty to the dead whose spirits demand it. Revenge instantiates a norm of reciprocity in the cosmos, ensuring a balance between violent and peaceful sequences of ritual action. Revenge further remains an important hidden factor in processes of violence beyond Oceania, revealing deep human propensities for retaliatory acts and the tendency to elevate these into principles of legitimacy. Sacred revenge may also be transcended through practices of wealth exchange
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Stewart , Pamela J
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Strathern, Andrew
Series statement
  • Cambridge elements
  • Elements in religion and violence,
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  • Retribution
  • Oceania
Label
Sacred revenge in Oceania, Pamela J. Stewart , Andrew Strathern, (electronic resource)
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Dec 2018)
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ssj0002172645
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (69 pages)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781108675918
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(ebook)
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digital, PDF file(s)
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remote
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(WaSeSS)ssj0002172645
Label
Sacred revenge in Oceania, Pamela J. Stewart , Andrew Strathern, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Dec 2018)
Control code
ssj0002172645
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (69 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781108675918
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002172645

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