Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia

Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia

by Robert W. Williamson
     
 
Robert Wood Williamson (1856–1932) was a British solicitor and anthropologist who worked extensively in New Guinea and Polynesia. Originally published in 1937, this book was produced in edited form following an investigation of posthumous manuscripts arranged by Williamson's executors in 1935. The text presents a detailed account of religious and mythical

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Robert Wood Williamson (1856–1932) was a British solicitor and anthropologist who worked extensively in New Guinea and Polynesia. Originally published in 1937, this book was produced in edited form following an investigation of posthumous manuscripts arranged by Williamson's executors in 1935. The text presents a detailed account of religious and mythical structures in Central Polynesia and their relationship with the social organization of indigenous cultures. A detailed bibliography and textual notes are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the Central Polynesian islands and the historical development of anthropology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107625693
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/14/2013
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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