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Author Foster, Robert John, 1957-

Title Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea / Robert J. Foster.

Publication Info. Bloomington ; Indianapolis, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2002]


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Description 1 online resource (216 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-194) and index.
Contents Introduction : everyday nation making: the case of Papua New Guinea -- State-sponsored nation making. Take care of public telephones : moral education and nation-state formation. Your money, our money, the government's money : finance and fetishism in Melanesia -- Commercial nation making. Print advertisements and nation making. Commercial mass media : notes on agency, bodies, and commodity consumption. The commercial construction of "new" nations -- Nation making in this era of globalization. News of the world : Millenarian Christianity and the Olympic Torch Relay. Globalization : a soft drink perspective.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Anthropology -- Papua New Guinea.
Ethnopsychology -- Papua New Guinea.
Nationalism -- Papua New Guinea.
Consumption (Economics) -- Papua New Guinea.
Materialism -- Social aspects -- Papua New Guinea.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Foster, Robert John. Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2002] x, 202 pages ; 25 cm 9780253341471 (DLC)10799748
ISBN 0253341477 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253215498 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780253013613 (electronic bk.)

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