Rom - An Aboriginal Ritual of Diplomacy

Author(s): Stephen Wild (Editor)

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ROM is a 'ritual of diplomacy', performed to establish or re-establish friendly relations with neighbouring communities by presenting them with elaborately-decorated totemic poles. The entire process of making, binding, and decorating the poles can extend over weeks and involves successive sessions of song and dance with culminate in a presentation ceremony.

1986. First edition. A very good copy.

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General Fields

  • : 9780855751623
  • : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • : 0.331122
  • : April 1986
  • : .4 Inches X 7.5 Inches X 9 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 102
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Stephen Wild (Editor)