Joel Robbins is the Sigrid Rausing professor of social anthropology at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is Becoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea Society (2004).
Urapmin, a remote community in the mountains of Papua New Guinea, has no electricity in any of its seven villages. The people there, also called Urapmin, have no regular way of earning cash. They build their houses out of materials they gather from...
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