The Resource The Polynesian family system in Ka-'U, Hawai'i, (ebook)

The Polynesian family system in Ka-'U, Hawai'i, (ebook)

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The Polynesian family system in Ka-'U, Hawai'i
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The Polynesian family system in Ka-'U, Hawai'i
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eng
Summary
This classic book on Hawaiian families and culture is an essential text for anyone interested in pre-American Hawaii. The Polynesian Family System in Ka-'U, Hawai'i is a collaboration of the distinguished scholars Dr. Mary Puku and Dr. E.S. Craighill Handy. It provides us with this fascinating review of traditional Hawaiian life. Manners and customs relating to birth, death, marriage, sexual practices, religious beliefs, and family relationship are all clearly described. The main sources of information were elderly Hawaiian informants of then remote Kacu district of the island of Hawaii. This Hawaiian history and culture book provides professional scholars and laymen a like with an unrivaled picture of traditional Hawaiian society. Based on original work in the field with living Hawaiians, it combines research into the literature by two authors of unusual qualifications with field work conducted under unique circumstances. This edition will be welcomed by librarians, anthropologists, and indeed all who have a serious interest in Polynesian life
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Midwest
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1892-
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Handy, E. S. Craighill
Dewey number
301.42/1/09969
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1895-1986
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  • Pukui, Mary Kawena
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Hawaiian classic reprints
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Hawaiians
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adult
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The Polynesian family system in Ka-'U, Hawai'i, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781462904570
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11843343
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remote
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11843343
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MWT11843343
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Polynesian family system in Ka-'U, Hawai'i, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462904570
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11843343
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11843343
System control number
MWT11843343
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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