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The Resource The social and political systems of Central Polynesia, by Robert W. Williamson

The social and political systems of Central Polynesia, by Robert W. Williamson

Label
The social and political systems of Central Polynesia
Title
The social and political systems of Central Polynesia
Statement of responsibility
by Robert W. Williamson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1856-1932
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williamson, Robert Wood
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polynesia
  • Polynesia
  • Polynesia
Label
The social and political systems of Central Polynesia, by Robert W. Williamson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. -- Origin and migrations -- Political areas and systems (Samoa) -- Some hypotheses as to the earliest history of Samoa -- Political areas and systems (Tonga) -- Political areas and systems (Society Islands) -- Some possible early history of the Society Islands -- Political areas and systems (Hervey Islands) -- Political areas and systems (Marquesas) -- Political areas and systems (Paumotu) -- Political areas and systems (other western islands) -- Political areas and systems (other eastern islands) -- Political areas and systems (Melanesian Islands) -- Political areas and systems (observations) -- v. 2. -- Social and local grouping -- Social and local grouping (the marae as a social centre) -- Matrilineal descent -- Exogamy -- Special relationship matters and terms (preliminary and Samoa) -- Special relationship matters and terms (other islands, and observations) -- Totemism (preliminary and Samoa) -- Totemism (other islands) -- Totemism (spirits of the dead becoming or entering into animals, and observations) -- Clan badges -- The social character of war -- The chiefs -- The middle and lower classes -- Priests and sorcerers -- Council meetings -- v. 3. -- Administration of justice -- Connection between the sacred and secular offices -- The sanctity of chiefs -- The powers of chiefs -- The relationship between the classes of society -- Names and titles -- Testamentary appointments to family names and titles -- Elective appointments to family names and titles -- Deposition -- Some beliefs as to names and titles -- Land tenure and control (preliminary and Samoa) -- Land tenure and control (other islands) -- Control of food supply -- Tribute adn cognate matters -- Succession and inheritance -- The head of the social group
Control code
ocn859557974
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed
Extent
3. v.
Isbn
9781107625822
Isbn Type
(v. 1., pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)859557974
Label
The social and political systems of Central Polynesia, by Robert W. Williamson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. -- Origin and migrations -- Political areas and systems (Samoa) -- Some hypotheses as to the earliest history of Samoa -- Political areas and systems (Tonga) -- Political areas and systems (Society Islands) -- Some possible early history of the Society Islands -- Political areas and systems (Hervey Islands) -- Political areas and systems (Marquesas) -- Political areas and systems (Paumotu) -- Political areas and systems (other western islands) -- Political areas and systems (other eastern islands) -- Political areas and systems (Melanesian Islands) -- Political areas and systems (observations) -- v. 2. -- Social and local grouping -- Social and local grouping (the marae as a social centre) -- Matrilineal descent -- Exogamy -- Special relationship matters and terms (preliminary and Samoa) -- Special relationship matters and terms (other islands, and observations) -- Totemism (preliminary and Samoa) -- Totemism (other islands) -- Totemism (spirits of the dead becoming or entering into animals, and observations) -- Clan badges -- The social character of war -- The chiefs -- The middle and lower classes -- Priests and sorcerers -- Council meetings -- v. 3. -- Administration of justice -- Connection between the sacred and secular offices -- The sanctity of chiefs -- The powers of chiefs -- The relationship between the classes of society -- Names and titles -- Testamentary appointments to family names and titles -- Elective appointments to family names and titles -- Deposition -- Some beliefs as to names and titles -- Land tenure and control (preliminary and Samoa) -- Land tenure and control (other islands) -- Control of food supply -- Tribute adn cognate matters -- Succession and inheritance -- The head of the social group
Control code
ocn859557974
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed
Extent
3. v.
Isbn
9781107625822
Isbn Type
(v. 1., pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)859557974

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