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An Introduction to Polynesian Anthropology




Andersen, J. C., Myths and legends of the Polynesians, London, 1928.

Andersen, J. C., Maori music with its Polynesian background: Polynesian Soc., Mem., vol. 10, 1934.

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Beaglehole, Ernest, Polynesian anthropology today: American Anthropologist, vol. 39, pp. 213-221, 1937.

Beaglehole, J. C., The exploration of the Pacific, London, 1934.

Beasley, Harry G., Pacific islands records: fishhooks, London, 1928.

Beckwith, Martha, Polynesian mythology: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 49, pp. 19-38, 1940.

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Brown, J. Macmillan, Peoples and problems of the Pacific, vols. 1-2, London, 1927.

Buck, P. H., Emory, K. P., Skinner, H. D., and Stokes, J. F. G., Terminology for ground stone cutting-implements in Polynesia: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 39, pp. 174-180, 1930.

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Buck, P. H. (Te Rangi Hiroa), Anthropology and religion, New Haven, 1939.

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Davidson, J. W., The Pacific and circum-Pacific appearance of the dart game: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 45, pp. 99-114, 119-126; vol. 46, pp. 1-23; 1936, 1937.

Dempwolff, Otto, Vergleichende Lautlehre des Austronesischen Worterschatzes, vols. 1-3, Berlin, 1934-1938.

Dixon, Roland B., The mythology of all races, vol. 9 (Oceania), Boston, 1916.

Dixon, Roland B., The problem of the sweet potato in Polynesia: American Anthropologist, new ser., vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 40-66, 1932.

Dodge, E. S., Gourd growers of the south seas, Salem, Massachusetts, 1943.

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Firth, R. W., The analysis of mana: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 49, pp. 483-512, 1940.

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Frazer, James G., The belief in immortality and the worship of the dead: vol. 2, among the Polynesians, London, 1922.

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Handy, E. S. C., Perspectives in Polynesian religion: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 49, pp. 309-330, 1940.

Hogbin, H. Ian, Law and order in Polynesia, London, 1934. (Based on Ontong Java.)

Lanyon-Orgill, P. A., The origin of the Oceanic languages: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 52, pp. 25-45, 1943.

Lovett, Richard, The history of the London Missionary Society, 1795-1895, vols. 1-2, Oxford, 1899.

Luomala, Katharine, Documentary research in Polynesian mythology: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 49, pp. 175-195, 1940.

Luomala, Katharine, Notes on the development of Polynesian hero-cycles: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 49, pp. 367-374, 1940.

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Mackenzie, Donald C., Myths and traditions of the south sea islands, London, 1931.

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Ngata, Apirana T., Anthropology and the government of native races: Australasian Journal of Psychology and Philosophy, vol. 16, no. 1, 1928.

Oldman, W. O., Oldman collection of Polynesian artifacts: Polynesian Soc., Mem., vol. 15, 1938-1940.

Piddington, Ralph, Methods of research in Polynesian ethnography: Sixth Pacific Sci. Congress, Proc., 1939 (California), vol. 4, pp. 81-84, 1940.

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Ray, S. H., Polynesian linguistics: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 21, pp. 65-76, 164-172; vol. 24, pp. 62-64, 92-97; vol. 25, pp. 18-23, 44-52, 99-103; vol. 26, pp. 34-43, 99-105, 170-179; vol. 28, pp. 168-177; vol. 29, pp. 76-86, 207-214; vol. 30; pp. 28-34, 103-118; 1912-1917.

Read, Charles H., On the origin and sacred character of certain ornaments of the S. E. Pacific: Royal Anthrop. Inst.Great Britain and Ireland, Jour., vol. 21, pp. 139-159, 1891-1892.

Recommendations for anthropological research in Polynesia, First Pan-Pacific Scientific Conference, Proc, 1920 (California), pp. 103-123, 1921.

Riesrnbrrg, Felix, The Pacific Ocean, New York and London, 1940.

Rivers, W. H. R., The history of Melanesian society, vols. 1-2, Cambridge, 1914. [Contains theories on Polynesian origins.]

Robson, R. W., Editor, The Pacific islands year book. Five editions have appeared, Sydney and Suva, 1932-1944. (The 1944 edition was condensed and reprinted as "The Pacific islands handbook" by MacMillan, New York, 1945.)

Smith, S. Percy, Hawaiki, 3d edition, Christchurch, 1910; 4th edition, 1921.

Söderstrom, J., A. Sparrman's ethnological collection from James Cook's 2d expedition (1772-1775), Stockholm, 1939.

Stolpe, Hjalmar, Collected essays on ornamental art, Stockholm, 1927.

Studies in the anthropology of Oceania and Asia: Peabody Mus. of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard Univ. Papers, vol. 20, 1943. (Dixon Memorial volume.)

Sullivan, L. R., The racial diversity of the Polynesian people: Polynesian Soc., Jour., vol. 32, pp. 79-84, 1923.

Sullivan, L. R., Race types in Polynesia: American Anthropologist, vol. 26, pp. 22-26, 1924.

Tregear, Edward, Maori-Polynesian comparative dictionary, Wellington, 1891.

Walker, Orsmond, Tiurai le guerisseur, Société des Études Océaniennes, Bull. no. 10, pp. 1-35, 1925. [Summarized in Lowie, R. H., Individual differences and primitive culture, Schmidt-Festschrift (W. Koppers, ed), Vienna, 495-500, 1928.]

Williamson, R. W., The social and political system of central Polynesia, vols. 1-3, Cambridge, 1924.

Williamson, R. W., Religious and cosmic beliefs of central Polynesia, vols. 1-2, Cambridge, 1933.

Williamson, R. W., Religion and social organization in central Polynesia (edited by Ralph Piddington), Cambridge, 1937.

Williamson, R. W., Essays in Polynesian ethnology (edited by Ralph Piddington), Cambridge, 1939.

Bishop Museum Publications

Brigham, W. T., An index to the islands of the Pacific Ocean, Mem., vol. 1, no. 2, 1900.

Greiner, Ruth H., Polynesian decorative designs, Bull. 7, 1923.

Handy, E. S. C., Polynesian religion, Bull. 34, 1927.

Handy, E. S. C., Problems of Polynesian origins, Occ. Papers, vol. 9, no. 8, 1930.

Hornell, James, The canoes of Polynesia, Fiji, and Micronesia, vol. 1: Canoes of Oceania, by A. C. Haddon and James Hornell, Special Pub. 27, 1936.

Luomala, Katharine, Oceanic, American Indian, and African myths of snaring the sun, Bull. 168, 1940.

Luomala, Katharine, The Maui hero cycle in Oceania, manuscript.

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Stokes, J. F. G., Index to "The Polynesian Race" by Abraham Fornander (3 vols., London, 1878-1885), Special Pub. 4, 1909.

Te Rangi Hiroa (P. H. Buck), Arts and Crafts of the Cook Islands, Bull. 179, pp. 473-526, 1944. (Historical reconstruction of cultural processes in Polynesia.)