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

By e. s. Craighill Handy

Ancient Hawaiian Civilization takes us again to Hawaii's " stone age," while there wasn't an alphabet, numbering method, or different civilized differences as we all know them. nonetheless ideas of dwelling, modes, and customs approved huge numbers of individuals to stay healthfully and fortunately in the course of the islands.

This attention-grabbing background of Hawaii is " needs to" interpreting for a person who has been, desires to pass, or lives in the US 's fiftieth kingdom. This publication authoritatively introduces the final reader to what was a golden period of Hawaiian historical past and tradition, the time while the islands have been strictly Hawaiian Hawaii. although the islands are nearly thoroughly westernized this present day, many aspects from this golden age stay to make America's fiftieth country a " residing laboratory" for the cultural and social research of racial migration and assimilation. This quantity represents the information and adventure of not less than sixteen scholars.

The mixed components of specialization via not less than sixteen authors were rigorously chosen and grouped to make up this quantity. jointly, the authors include a really ambitious discussion board of Hawaiian idea and studying. Ethnologists, geologists, zoologists, and docs are yet a number of the parts of specialization represented in those pages.

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