Materializing the Nation: Commodities, Consumption, and Media in Papua New Guinea.

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Argues that the contested process of nation making in Papua New Guinea unfolds through organized politics and mundane engagements with commodities and mass media. His ethnographic perspective draws official policy documents, letters to the editor, school textbooks, song lyrics, advertisements, and other materials.

Illustrated. 202p. Measures 6x9.25 inches.

Author: Robert J. Foster. 

Title: Materializing the Nation: Commodities, Consumption, and Media in Papua New Guinea.

Publisher: Indiana University Press, 2002.

ISBN: 0253215498.

Condition: Unmarked. Bumped corner. Good.

Paperback. (#28405)

Keywords: Cultural Studies, Asia-Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Ethnographic, Nationalism, Advertising, Postcolonial, Melanesia, Anthropology, Asia, History


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