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Kenelm Burridge. Many of our ebooks are available through library electronic resources including these platforms:. Melanesians had long believed that the sign of the millennium would be the arrival of their ancestors in ships bearing lavish material goods, and they interpreted the advent of European vessels as the fulfillment of these expectations. Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

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Melanesians had long believed that the sign of the millennium would be the arrival of their ancestors in ships bearing lavish material goods, and they interpreted the advent of European vessels as the fulfillment of these expectations.

As Perhaps the most famous modern-day millenarian movements are the cargo cults of Melanesia, active especially during the s and s.

As it became apparent that the Europeans meant to keep the goods and to colonize the people, scores of small-scale revolts known as cargo cults emerged as attempts to secure the cargo and thereby preserve the people's most cherished religious beliefs: native aspirations for individual and cultural redemption fastened on local charismatic leaders, of whom Mambu was the greatest. Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

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Kenelm Burridge was born in October in Malta [1]. After a childhood in Lucknow , India , he attended school in Great Britain. Although his ship, HMS Splendid , was sunk off Naples , Italy in and he was captured, Burridge escaped, returned to naval service, and retired as a lieutenant three years later. In he received his Ph. As his scholarly books and papers attest, Burridge has conducted fieldwork in Papua New Guinea , Malaya where he was a research fellow at the University of Malaya , Australia , New Hebrides , and India.

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