The Resource Consuming Geist : popontology and the spirit of capital in Indigenous Australia, Elizabeth A. Povinelli

Consuming Geist : popontology and the spirit of capital in Indigenous Australia, Elizabeth A. Povinelli

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Consuming Geist : popontology and the spirit of capital in Indigenous Australia
Title
Consuming Geist
Title remainder
popontology and the spirit of capital in Indigenous Australia
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Elizabeth A. Povinelli
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses cargo cults in terms of the local airstrip; notes that some communities erect "barbed-wire halos" on electrical poles to curb youth suicide; provides some information about the didjeridu trade; comments about white consumer desire; questions the reasons tourists purchase objects; refers to the Peppimenarti manslaughter case of 1992
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1962-
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Povinelli, Elizabeth A.
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Heritage tourism
  • Capitalism
  • Customary law
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples in popular culture
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Consuming Geist : popontology and the spirit of capital in Indigenous Australia, Elizabeth A. Povinelli
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 526-528)
Extent
p. 501-528
Label
Consuming Geist : popontology and the spirit of capital in Indigenous Australia, Elizabeth A. Povinelli
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 526-528)
Extent
p. 501-528

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