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Social Complexity in the Making

A Case Study AMong the Arapesh of New Guinea

by Donald Tuzin

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7487485M
ISBN 100415228980
ISBN 109780415228985

Social complexity in the making: a case study among the Arapesh of New Guinea. [Donald F Tuzin] -- A highly accessible ethnography which explains the history and evolution of Ilahita, an Arapesh-speaking village in New Guinea. Professor Tuzin was also a professor for Eleanor Roosevelt College's, Making of the Modern World sequence. To augment his lectures, he wrote the book, Social Complexity in the Making: A Case Study Among the Arapesh of New Guinea. Don Tuzin was twice chair of UCSD's department of anthropology, and in was chair of UCSD's Academic : J , Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Social complexity in the making: a case study among the Arapesh of New Guinea. [Donald F Tuzin] -- "This text is an highly accessible ethnography which explains the history and evolution of Ilahita, an Arapesh-speaking village in New Guinea. This village, unlike others in the region, expanded at Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. By highlighting the potential and limitations of comparative studies of social complexity, this volume sets the agenda for future studies of this region of the world. It emphasizes how the unique nature of early steppe societies can contribute to more comprehensive interpretations of social .

“Her complexity is a glorious fire that consumes, while her simplicity goes unapproachable. But if one takes time to understand her, there is something beautiful to find, something simple to be loved. But she goes unloved, for being misunderstood.” ― Anthony Liccione.   In this module we will be giving a quick overview to the application of complexity theory to the social sciences what we call social complexity, we start off with a very broad discussion.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.1/5(1). Social Complexity in the Making chapter 4 How Ilahita got big In Chapter 1, I referred to the difficulty ethnographers have in discovering the unwritten past of a non-literate society, and yet some picture of how things used to be is essential if we are to interpret how they came to be different at a later : Donald Tuzin.

1st Edition Published on Octo by Routledge Social Complexity in the Making is a highly accessible ethnography which explains the history and evoluti.

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Coherence in the Midst of Complexity discusses the social complexity approach, where dialogue and stories allow for the degrees of freedom needed for the opportunities of emergence to take root.Social Complexity in the Making is a highly accessible ethnography which explains the history and evolution of Ilahita, an Arapesh-speaking village in the interior Sepik region of northeastern New Guinea.

This village, unlike others in the region, expanded at an uncharacteristically fast rate more than a century ago and has maintained its large size (more than ) and importance until the.