New PDF release: Ancient Hawaiian Civilization: A Series of Lectures

By e. s. Craighill Handy

ISBN-10: 0804800235

ISBN-13: 9780804800235

Ancient Hawaiian Civilization takes us again to Hawaii's " stone age," whilst there wasn't an alphabet, numbering approach, or different civilized differences as we all know them. nonetheless principles of dwelling, modes, and customs authorized huge numbers of individuals to reside healthfully and fortunately during the islands.

This attention-grabbing heritage of Hawaii is " needs to" studying for someone who has been, desires to pass, or lives in the United States 's fiftieth country. This e-book authoritatively introduces the overall reader to what was a golden period of Hawaiian background and tradition, the time whilst the islands have been strictly Hawaiian Hawaii. although the islands are virtually thoroughly westernized at the present time, many points from this golden age stay to make America's fiftieth nation a " dwelling laboratory" for the cultural and social examine of racial migration and assimilation. This quantity represents the information and event of a minimum of sixteen scholars.

The mixed parts of specialization by way of a minimum of sixteen authors were rigorously chosen and grouped to make up this quantity. jointly, the authors include a really bold discussion board of Hawaiian proposal and studying. Ethnologists, geologists, zoologists, and docs are yet the various parts of specialization represented in those pages.

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