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Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements

Introduction: On anthropology and history in the Pacific

Chapter 1. Naming, loss, and waiting: “Suau” as a historical category
Chapter 2. Death, kastom, and the work of forgetting
Chapter 3. Times past, or, the Golden Age
Chapter 4. Old roads, new roads: temporal cartography
Chapter 5. Times present, or, “no government here”
Chapter 6. Times to come (in the near future)

Conclusion

References
Index

In Memory of Times to Come

Ironies of History in Southeastern Papua New Guinea

Melissa Demian

240 pages, 13 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-116-5 Hb Published (June 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-117-2 eBook