History and Traditions of Tikopia

By: Firth, Raymond

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viii + 203 pp. Index. 2 maps (1 folding), 1 folding lineage chart. Presumed 1st. "This sociological analysis of Polynesian traditions, showing how traditions serve as part of the contemporary corpusof argument in Tikopia, adds further to our knowledge of an island culture. In this book, traditional Tikopia tales of island creation, of miraculous feats by culture heroes, and of struggles for land and power are presented in systematic form and examined historicaly and sociologically. " Dj is chiped and torn around edges, has old price sticker and tear on front cover, not price clipped.Red cloth cover bright and clean, little worn at spine tips, end papers have a few small stains, some light penciling, page 135 has a 1" tear at top edge, folding map and table clean and nice.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: History and Traditions of Tikopia

Author Name: Firth, Raymond

Categories: History: Asia, Anthropology/Archaeology, Philosophy,Social Sciences,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, The Polynesian Society (Incorporated): 1961

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket

Seller ID: 000944

Keywords: Polynesian Sociology; Tikopia; Creation Myths,