A study of how a district of Papua New Guinea dealt with the new political institutions established in the last years of colonial rule. The Monographs on Social Anthropology were established in 1940 and aim to publish results of modern anthropological research of primary interest to specialists.

chapter |8 pages


part Part I|41 pages

The Background

chapter I|16 pages

The Traditional Way of Life 1

chapter 2|23 pages

From 1871 to the Present Day

part Part II|75 pages

Madang Today

chapter 3|13 pages

The Social Framework

chapter 4|14 pages

Economic Activities

chapter 5|27 pages

The Conduct of Public Affairs

chapter 6|19 pages

Cult and Church

part Part III|44 pages

The Political Scene

chapter 7|17 pages

The Leaders

chapter 8|17 pages

Pragmatic and Ideological Conflict

chapter |7 pages

Postscript, 1972 1

chapter |1 pages

Footnote, November 1973