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Unfolding the moon [electronic resource] : enacting women's kastom in Vanuatu / Lissant Bolton.

By: Bolton, Lissant, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai�i Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 232 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 058546409X (electronic bk.); 9780585464091 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women -- Vanuatu -- Social conditions | Textile fabrics -- Vanuatu | Women in development -- Vanuatu | Vanuatu -- Social conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Feminism & Feminist Theory | Electronic books | Femmes -- Vanuatu -- Conditions sociales | Textiles et tissus -- Vanuatu | Femmes dans le d�eveloppement -- Vanuatu | Vanuatu -- Conditions sociales | Vrouwen | Textieldruk | Gebruiken | Femmes -- Vanuatu -- Conditions sociales | Textiles et tissus -- Usines -- Vanuatu | Femmes dans le d�eveloppement �economique -- Vanuatu | Vanuatu -- Conditions sociales | Soziale Situation | Frau | Textilherstellung | VanuatuGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Unfolding the moon.DDC classification: 305.42/099595 Other classification: 73.21 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
History/Kastom -- Kastom in the National Arena -- Women without Kastom -- Ples -- Ambae: On Being a Person of the Place -- Plaiting: "The Reason That Women Came into the World" -- Dyeing: Designs, Power, Status -- Making Textiles into Kastom -- Conclusion: Women with Kastom.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-222) and index.

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1. History/Kastom -- 2. Kastom in the National Arena -- 3. Women without Kastom -- 4. Ples -- 5. Ambae: On Being a Person of the Place -- 6. Plaiting: "The Reason That Women Came into the World" -- 7. Dyeing: Designs, Power, Status -- 8. Making Textiles into Kastom -- Conclusion: Women with Kastom.

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