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The Resource "We used to eat people" : revelations of a Fiji Islands traditional village, R.M.W. Dixon

"We used to eat people" : revelations of a Fiji Islands traditional village, R.M.W. Dixon

Label
"We used to eat people" : revelations of a Fiji Islands traditional village
Title
"We used to eat people"
Title remainder
revelations of a Fiji Islands traditional village
Statement of responsibility
R.M.W. Dixon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Living in a reed hut on Taveuni--Fiji's "garden isle"-- the author studied the native language and carefully observed local traditions until he was accepted as a member of the village. Daily life was idyllic. Cannibalism had been abandoned, reluctantly, at the behest of the new Christian God. Factions and feuds were resolved by the stern but benevolent chief"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dixon, Robert M. W.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dixon, Robert M. W
  • Ethnology
  • Fijian language
  • Cannibalism
Label
"We used to eat people" : revelations of a Fiji Islands traditional village, R.M.W. Dixon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting there -- "This is Paradise" -- Our village -- "No cyclone today!" -- "Do you want to live or do you want to die?" -- Becoming a part of the village -- A divine visitor -- A new house and a new baby -- "Oh dear, Roopate is getting ready to go!" -- Epilogue
Control code
on1018476468
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 210 pages
Isbn
9781476671819
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017048643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1018476468
Label
"We used to eat people" : revelations of a Fiji Islands traditional village, R.M.W. Dixon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Getting there -- "This is Paradise" -- Our village -- "No cyclone today!" -- "Do you want to live or do you want to die?" -- Becoming a part of the village -- A divine visitor -- A new house and a new baby -- "Oh dear, Roopate is getting ready to go!" -- Epilogue
Control code
on1018476468
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 210 pages
Isbn
9781476671819
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017048643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1018476468

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