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Historical dictionary of Polynesia

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Polynesia
    • Subjects:
    • Polynesia -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-364) and index.

      StatementRobert D. Craig.
      GenreDictionaries.
      SeriesAsian/Oceanian historical dictionaries ;, no. 39
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU510 .C73 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvi, 365 p. :
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3954628M
      ISBN 100810842378
      LC Control Number2001054169


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Historical Dictionary of Polynesia. Alphabetically arranged entries, ranging in length from a paragraph to several pages, describe the important people, food, native animals, politics, history, and culture of Polynesia, which is made up of more than a dozen countries, including American Samoa, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, and Tonga.

Robert Craig has translated, authored, or edited several books and journals on Oceania. With the Dictionary, he has produced a scholarly work intended primarily for scholars and has Historical dictionary of Polynesia book a gap in the literature. Robert Craig has translated, authored, or edited several books and Cited by:   The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Polynesia greatly expands on the previous editions through a chronology, an introductory essay.

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Robert D. Craig is retired emeritus professor of history from Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage. He has published numerous books, monographs, and research papers, as well as contributions to several encyclopedias.

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The Dictionary of Polynesian Mythology is the result of many years of research. The individual entries were gleaned from nearly sources in English, German, French, and Polynesian languages with the majority extracted from a number of.

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Responsibility: by Robert D. Craig. Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the Historical dictionary of Polynesia book peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Polynesia, which encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean.

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French Polynesia is governed under the French constitution. The president of France, represented by the High Commissioner of the Republic, is the head of state.

The government is headed by the president of French Polynesia, who is elected by the legislature for a five-year term; there are no term limits. There is still debate over the definitive origins of Polynesian culture and that transfers also, to the notion of tattooing. One thing that is certain is that the term Polynesian or Polynesia incorporates many tribes including Marquesans, Samoans, Niueans, Tongans, Cook Islanders, Hawaiians, Tahitians and Maori.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Polynesia (UK: / ˌ p ɒ l ɪ ˈ n iː z i ə /, US: /-ʒ ə /; from Greek: πολύς polys "many" and Greek: νῆσος nēsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1, islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific indigenous people who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are termed Polynesians, sharing many similar traits including language family.

The Polynesian languages form a language family spoken in geographical Polynesia and on a patchwork of outliers from south central Micronesia to small islands off the northeast of the larger islands of the southeast Solomon Islands and sprinkled through stic taxonomists classify them as a subgroup of the much larger and more varied Austronesian family, Geographic distribution: Polynesia.

Three other very readable books trace Tahiti's post-discovery history. Robert Langdon's Tahiti: Island of Love () takes the island's story up to David Howarth's Tahiti: A Paradise Lost () covers more thoroughly the same early ground covered by Langdon, but stops with France's taking possession in The Rape of Tahiti (), by Edward Dodd, covers the.

Polynesians form an ethnolinguistic group of closely related people who are native to Polynesia (islands in the Polynesian Triangle), an expansive region of Oceania in the Pacific trace their early prehistoric origins to Island Southeast Asia and form part of the larger Austronesian ethnolinguistic group with an Urheimat in speak the Polynesian Australia:History definition, the branch of knowledge dealing with past events.

See more. This book is both an introduction to Polynesia for interested students and a thought-provoking synthesis for scholars charting new directions and posing possibilities for future research.

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