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Register of the Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart Photographs and Audiorecordings MSS 477
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Description
Photographs and audiorecordings of Professor Andrew Strathern and Dr. Pamela J. Stewart, who are a husband and wife research team. Strathern and Stewart have carried out long-term fieldwork in the Western and Southern Highlands Provinces of Papua New Guinea, studying political and economic systems, kinship, religion, symbolism, genre identities, life histories, and farming practices. The materials document daily life, customs, and song performances of Wiru, Melpa, and Duna speaking people of Papua New Guinea.
Background
Professor Andrew Strathern and Dr. Pamela J. Stewart are a husband and wife research team who carry out long-term fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, primarily with the Duna and Wiru people of the Southern Highlands Province and the Melpa people of the Western Highlands Province, as well as, in Scotland, Ireland, Taiwan, Japan, and The Netherlands. Andrew Strathern is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Anthropology and Pamela J. Stewart is Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh. Drawing both on their fieldwork and analysis of older written sources, they published extensively and co-authored articles and books.
Extent
0.4 lin. ft. 1 archives box
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Publication rights are held by the creators of the collection.