Oral Traditions of Anuta: A Polynesian Outlier in the Solomon Islands

Oral Traditions of Anuta: A Polynesian Outlier in the Solomon Islands

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195106831
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/28/1998
Series: Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics Series , #15
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
3(16)
2 Motikitiki the Trickster and the Creation of Anuta
19(25)
3 Peopling the Island
44(13)
4 Early Invasions Are Repulsed
57(15)
5 Pu Raatu Goes to War in Tonga
72(19)
6 The Chiefly Brethren's First Battle
91(13)
7 Extermination of Anuta's Population and the Origin of the Four 'Clans'
104(21)
8 War with Tikopia
125(23)
9 Beginnings of the House of Pangatau
148(12)
10 Adventures of Pu Rotomua
160(13)
11 Love and War: Relations with Rotuma
173(28)
12 Creation of a Second Chief and an Invasion from Tuvalu
201(18)
13 The Warrior Friends: Pu Nevaneva and Pu Tokerau
219(10)
14 Contacts of the Early European Period
229(20)
15 The Dawn of a New Era
249(4)
Notes 253(32)
References 285(4)
Index 289

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