Anahulu: The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii, Volume 2: The Archaeology of History

Anahulu: The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii, Volume 2: The Archaeology of History

by Patrick Vinton Kirch, Marshall Sahlins

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Overview

From the late 1700s, Hawaiian society began to change rapidly as it responded to the growing world system of capital whose trade routes and markets crisscrossed the islands. Reflecting many years of collaboration between Marshall Sahlins, a prominent social anthropologist, and Patrick V. Kirch, a leading archaeologist of Oceania, Anahulu seeks out the traces of this transformation in a typical local center of the kingdom founded by Kamehameha: the Anahulu river valley of northwestern Oahu.

Volume 2, by Patrick V. Kirch, examines the material record of changes in local social organization, economy and production, population, and domestic settlement arrangements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226733661
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/28/1994
Series: Anahulu Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Marshall Sahlins is the Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. Patrick V. Kirch is professor of anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former chair of the division of archaeology at the University of Hawaii.

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