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Tikopia Ritual and Belief (Routledge Revivals): Volume 10



First published in 1967, this book gives some of the fruits of the author’s study of Tikopia ways of thought as the result of three field expeditions. Most Polynesians became Christians more than a century ago but Tikopia had a substantial pagan population until quite recent years. This book of essays describes rites and beliefs of a people who still maintained their traditional institutions remote from civilization. Studies of totemism, of magic and of beliefs in the fate of the soul in…


Rank And Religion In Tikopia Routledge Revivals

Pub Date : 2013-09-05 | Author : Raymond Firth | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136505508
ISBN 13 : 1136505504

Originally published in 1970, this book represents a unique study of beliefs and ritual practices in a pagan religion, and of the processes by which a transformation to Christianit..


Performance Theory

Pub Date : 2004-06-01 | Author : Richard Schechner | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134379439
ISBN 13 : 1134379439

Few have had quite as much impact in both the academy and in the world of theatre production as Richard Schechner. For more than four decades his work has challenged conventional d..


The Phenomenon Of Money Routledge Revivals

Pub Date : 2011-01-31 | Author : Senior Lecturer Cultural Anthropology Thomas Crump | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136823633
ISBN 13 : 1136823638

First published in 1981, this book concerns itself with the different ways in which money is used, the relationships which then arise, and the institutions concerned in maintaining..


Modern Peoplehood

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : John LIE | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674013271
ISBN 13 : 9780674013278

Far from being transhistorical and transcultural phenomena, race, ethnicity, and nation, Lie argues, are modern notions--modernity here associated with the rise of the modern state..



History And Theory In Anthropology

Pub Date : 2000-06-15 | Author : Alan Barnard | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781316101933
ISBN 13 : 1316101932

Anthropology is a discipline very conscious of its history, and Alan Barnard has written a clear, balanced and judicious textbook that surveys the historical contexts of the great ..


Introduction To Cultural Ecology

Pub Date : 2013-12-12 | Author : Mark Q. Sutton | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780759123304
ISBN 13 : 0759123306

All peoples and cultures face environmental issues—but as this accessible text shows, how they respond to such issues varies widely around the world and across human history. Int..


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