Foodways and Empathy: Relatedness in a Ramu River Society, Papua New Guinea

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This in-depth study focuses on the Bosmun of Daiden, a Ramu River people in an under-represented area in the ethnography of Papua New Guinea and uncovers the intangible union of local notions of relatedness, foodways, and empathy.

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The book presents a different case to the debates surrounding relatedness and empathy.

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The discussion of their values which have been passed down through myths, thereby showing a new perspective to the conventional anthropological themes of food production, sharing, and exchange.

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Dense with information, it might take readers some time to comprehend this book.

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