Anthropology in the South Seas: Essays Presented to H. D. Skinner

By: Freeman, J. D. & W. R. Geddes (Eds. )

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No signatures. Some 1/2" chips to dust wrapper at head of dust wrapper spine at at top corners of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper in archival mylar cover.; 267, [1] pages + portrait frontispiece + maps on endpapers. White cloth boards with blue cloth spine. Page dimensions: 253 x 182mm. Includes a 5 page bibliography of articles, reviews and publications by H. D. Skinner, between 1912 and 1958. Various contributors, including Roger Duff; T. T. Barrow; Raymond Firth; Angus Ross. Contents: Preface; Henry Devenish Skinner: A Memoir; Culture Change in Prehistoric New Zealand; From Moa-Hunter to Classic Maori in Southern New Zealand; Free-standing Maori Images; Neolithic Adzes of Eastern Polynesia; Ritual Adzes in Tikopia; Ascription of Meaning in a Ceremonial Context, in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea; The Joe Gimlet or Siovili Cult: An Episode in the Religious History of Early Samoa; Fijian Social Structure in a Period of Transition; Maori and Polynesian: Race and Politics. The Racial Argument in Support of New Zealand's Interests in Polynesia. A Modern Maori Community; The Maori Population: A Microcosm of a New World; Bibliography of H. D. Skinner.; 4to

Title: Anthropology in the South Seas: Essays Presented to H. D. Skinner

Author Name: Freeman, J. D. & W. R. Geddes (Eds. )

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Plymouth, Thomas Avery & Sons: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 13644