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History and traditions of Tikopia

Raymond William Firth

History and traditions of Tikopia

by Raymond William Firth

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Published by Polynesian Society in Wellington, N. Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk-lore, Tikopian,
  • Tikopia (Solomon Islands people)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Other titlesTikopia, History and tradition of.
    StatementRaymon William Firth
    SeriesPolynesian Society Memoirs -- no. 33, Memoirs of the Polynesian Society -- no. 33.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26567370M

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Firth, Raymond, History and traditions of Tikopia. Wellington, N.Z.: Polynesian Society, History and Traditions of Tikopia Hardcover – January 1, by Raymond Firth (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). History and Traditions of Tikopia [Raymond Firth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Classic in anthropology -- ethnography of the Tikopia, a western Polynesian society currently grouped in the southern Solomons IslandsCited by: This new book adds significantly to the material presented in Professor Firth's classic ethnography, We, The Tikopia.

It contains a sociological analysis of Tikopia traditions (“interpreted as being relevant primarily, not to the conditions about which a tale is told, but to those in which the tale is told”). Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. History and traditions of Tikopia by Firth, Raymond William, Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : This is the analysis of a body of Tikopia tales in relation to the social structure and social organization of the people (p. 10). Firth's treatment of the material is based on the view that such tales reflect the history of the people of Tikopia, the spread of ideas within the society, and the attempt of the population to explain the natural phenomena of the physical world.

History and traditions of Tikopia by Raymond William Firth,Polynesian Society edition, in EnglishPages: “This is a valuable and important interpretation History and Traditions of Tikopia is a very welcome book and an important one.

It is just what we expect from Professor Firth, and that is high praise.”. Book - History and Traditions of Tikopia - Solomon Islands Encyclopaedia,NAME is a biographical, bibliographical and archival database of SUBJECT with links to related articles and images. ADD MORE DESCRIPTION AS REQUIRED.

Tikopia - History and Cultural Relations From recent archaeological research it appears that Tikopia has been occupied for about 3, years. Three phases of traditional culture have been distinguished.

The earliest (c. to B. C.) used locally. History and Traditions of Tikopia. New Zealand: Avery Press Limited. Kirch, Patrick Vinton and Yen, D.E. Tikopia: The Prehistory and Ecology of a Polynesian Outlier. Tikopia Ritual and Belief () 'Themes in Economic Anthropology: A General Comment' in Themes in Economic Anthropology Raymond Firth, ed.

1– London: Tavistock () Rank and Religion in Tikopia () History and Traditions of Tikopia () Symbols: Public Alma mater: London School of Economics. BOOK REVIEWS OCEANIA AND ASIA We, The Tikopia. RAYMOND FIRTH. (xxv, pp., 25 pls., 5 figs., 2 maps. $ New York: American Book Company, ) This book is the first of a series on the culture of Tikopia.

It is to be followed by Rank and Religion in Tikopia, probably The History and Traditions of Tikopia, and possibly : E. Burrows. Tikopia as to the accuracy of such names.

(3) This most ancient period deals primarily with relations between the gods of Tikopia and the formation of Tikopia society. The author presents his material then in the reverse order. The whole section of his book dealing with theses historical reconstructions is called "The sequence of Tikopia Quasi.

Religious Beliefs. Until the early present century all Tikopia were pagan, practicing a polytheistic religion. They believed in spirit beings called atua, a term including ghosts of the dead, ancestors, and spirit powers that had never assumed human form.

(These last beings were sometimes termed tupua, a word now applied mainly to the Christian God.). TIKOPIA RELIGION. TIKOPIA a is a small island, three miles long and a mile and a half wide.

It is part of the political grouping of the Solomon Islands, a thousand-mile chain of islands in the Pacific is also the peak of an old volcano, now largely sunk beneath the sea, and the original vent of the mountain has become a small brackish lake. Tikopia: the prehistory and ecology of a Polynesian outlier Volume of Bernice P.

Bishop Museum bulletin Issue of Bulletin Series Tikopia: the prehistory and ecology of a Polynesian outlier: Authors: Patrick Vinton Kirch, D. Yen: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Bishop Museum Press, ISBN:Length: The anthropologist Raymond Firth has done extensive cultural studies of Tikopia from the s through the s, and his book History and Traditions of Tikopia explains some aspects of the culture that may have contributed to the people's survival.

His findings both support Ehrlich's assertions that the geography of Tikopia had an incredible. Recognized as a major work when first published, this title has, over the years, become a classic. Forming the basis of modern social anthropology, We the Tikiopia stands in the forefront of its literature.

The book is an excellent example of fieldwork analysis of a primitive society; a complete account of the working of a primitive kinship system; and an exhaustive and sophisticated study of. Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject.

Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart. Reset chart or continue zooming in. This graph charts editions published on this subject. FIRTH, RAYMOND: History and Traditions of Tikopia.

Polynesian Society Memoir No. Wellington, The Polynesian Society, viii, pp., 2 maps. Price (N.Z.) 25/. This book was first announced as 'forthcoming' in several footnotes to the first () edition of We, The Tikopia. Its belated appearance in .Tikopia is a very small (5 km²) and remote island located in the state of the Salomon Islands.

Although the area is mainly inhabited by Melanesian populations, the Tikopia natives which live almost in autarky are from a polynesian background. This island is one of the finest examples of traditional sustainable development.Melanesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Melanesia.

From northwest to southeast, the islands form an arc that begins with New Guinea (the western half of which is called Papua and is part of Indonesia, and the eastern half of which comprises the independent country of Papua New Guinea) and continues through.