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Population dynamics among Asmat hunter-gatherers of New Guinea: data, methods, comparisons.
- P. W. van Arsdale
- Human ecology
Since 1953 the Asmat hunter-gatherers of Irian Jaya have been experiencing rapid cultural change, yet demographically they still can be classified as "living primitives." Methods of nonstandard… Expand
Life and Death in New Guinea
Using a combination of comparative/historical and ethnographic approaches, the concepts of the “life-death continuum” and the cosmic “life force” are examined for the Asmat tribe of New Guinea.… Expand
Book Review: The Uprooted of the Western Sahel: Migrants’ Quest for Cash in the Senegambia
- Peter W. van Arsdale
- 1 January 1983
While this volume takes note of previous research and surveys of Upper Voltan migrants, it does not compare its findings with the resul ts of this earlier research, which might have been of interest.… Expand