Ancient Polynesian Society. 1st pr in dj

By: GOLDMAN, Irving

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GOLDMAN, Irving. Ancient Polynesian Society. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, (1970). First Printing. Pp xxviii,(3), 4-625,(1). Illustrations and maps in the text. 8vo, cloth. "The most complete factual study of ancientPolynesian society to date, this book offers a fresh interpretation of a m ajor cultural area and, at the same time, challenges some common assumptions of traditional anthropological theory. Solidly based on empirical evidence, Irving Goldman's study centers on Polynesia as an example of an aristocratic society. He offer a concept of the status system as a focal point for describing and analyzing kinship, social relations, government, economy, and ritual." - from the dj. Chapters : 1. Principles of Status; 2. The Maori of New Zealand; 3. Manihiki-Rakahanga; 4. Tongareva; 5. Mangaia; 6. Easter Island; 7. The Marquesas; 8. Mangareva; 9. The Society Islands; 10. The Hawaiian Islands; 11. The Samoan Islands; 12. Tonga; 13. Uvea; 14. Futuna; 15.The Tokelaus; 16. Tikopia; 17. Pukapuka; 18. Niue; 19. Ontong Java; 20. Th e Status Lineage; 21. Principles of Kinship; 22. The Economics of Status; 23. The Rituals of Status; 24. Status and Evolution. With appendices, bibliography and index. Owner's name, else vg in vg dj. 45.00

Title: Ancient Polynesian Society. 1st pr in dj

Author Name: GOLDMAN, Irving

Categories: 41,

Publisher: University of Chicago Press , Chicago, 1970,:

Seller ID: 74770

Keywords: POLYNESIA POLYNESIAN CULTURE ANTHROPOLOGY SOUTH SEAS PACIFIC,