Polynesian culture history : essays in honor of Kenneth P. Emory / edited by Genevieve A. Highland [and others].

; Highland, Genevieve A., editor
Honolulu : Bishop Museum Press, 1967.

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Other Authors Emory, Kenneth Pike, 1897-
Highland, Genevieve A.,
Subjects Emory, Kenneth Pike, 1897-
Polynesia -- Ethnology.
Polynesia -- Social life and customs.
Series Bernice P. Bishop Museum special publication ; 56.
Description xix, 594 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Kia Ora Keneti / Bengt Danielsson -- Bibliography of Kenneth Pike Emory -- Polynesian origins and migrations: a review of two centuries of speculation and theory / Alan Howard -- Revisions and adulterations in Polynesian creation myths / Dorothy B. Barrère -- Homogeneity and hypertrophy: a Polynesian-based hypothesis / Margaret Mead -- New perspectives on Polynesian voyaging / Ben R. Finney -- Cylindrical headdress in the Pacific region / H.D. Skinner -- Material evidence of the bird-man concept in Polynesia / T. Barrow -- The immediate origins of the Polynesians / R.C. Green -- A commentary on the study of contemporary Polynesia / Alexander Spoehr -- A linguistic assessment of the historical validity of some of the Rennellese and Bellonese oral traditions / Samuel H. Elbert -- Effect of heterogeneity in the lexicostatistical test list: the case of Rotuman / George W. Grace -- The past twenty years in Polynesian linguistics / Bruce Biggs -- Onomastically induced word replacement in Tahitian / Ralph Gardner White -- Artifacts from excavated sites in the Hawaiian, Marquesas, and Society Islands: a comparative study / Yosihiko H. Sinoto -- Archaeology on Carol Atolls / Janet Davidson -- Archaeology and the Society Islands / José Garanger -- Some problems with early descriptions of Hawaiian culture / Marion Kelly -- The Lei Niho Palaoa / J. Halley Cox -- Poi making / Mary Kawena Pukui -- Friendship pacts in ancient Tahiti / Douglas Oliver -- Early ʻĀti of the western Tuamotus / Paul Ottino -- Observations on methods used in assembling oral traditions in the Marquesas / H. Lavondès -- Preservation and evolution of form and function in two types of Tongan dance / Adrienne L. Kaeppler -- Sea creatures and spirits in Tikopia belief / Raymond Firth -- An island changes its religion: some social implications of the conversion to Christianity on Bellona Island / Torben Monberg.
Geographic Area Polynesia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)900476
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