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Literacy, Emotion and Authority: Reading and Writing on a Polynesian Atoll

Literacy, Emotion and Authority: Reading and Writing on a Polynesian Atoll (Online resource/Other)

By Besnier, Niko

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This 1995 book is a study of the development of literacy in the Polynesian community of Nukulaelae.

ISBN 9780511519864
Published 14 August 2009 by Cambridge University Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language
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Stealing People's Names: History and Politics in a Sepik River Cosmology

Stealing People's Names: History and Politics in a Sepik River Cosmology (Online resource/Other)

By Harrison, Simon J.

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In this intriguing study, Simon Harrison analyses the significance of names in the context of Avatip ritual, cosmology and concepts of the person.

ISBN 9780511521096
Published 8 September 2009 by Cambridge University Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology
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The Abandoned Narcotic: Kava and Cultural Instability in Melanesia

The Abandoned Narcotic: Kava and Cultural Instability in Melanesia (Online resource/Other)

By Brunton, Ron

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In this book, Ron Brunton attempts to explain the strange geographical distribution of kava, a narcotic drink once widely consumed by south-west Pacific islanders.

ISBN 9780511557958
Published 30 September 2009 by Cambridge University Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Identity Through History: Living Stories in a Solomon Islands Society

Identity Through History: Living Stories in a Solomon Islands Society (Online resource/Other)

By White, Geoffrey M.

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This book is about the construction of cultural identity through narratives of shared history.

ISBN 9780511621895
Published 12 January 2010 by Cambridge University Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Tikopia Songs: Poetic and Musical Art of a Polynesian People of the Solomon Islands

Tikopia Songs: Poetic and Musical Art of a Polynesian People of the Solomon Islands (Online resource/Other)

By Firth, Raymond; With McLean, Mervyn

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This book shows how the poetry and music of a Polynesian people, the Tikopia, can have an intimate relation with their social life.

ISBN 9780511627255
Published 7 May 2010 by Cambridge University Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture
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