123982114285375 The Work of the Gods in Tikopia (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology Nos 1 and 2)

The Work of the Gods in Tikopia (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology Nos 1 and 2)

By: Firth, Raymond

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Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Faint stain to dustjacket. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. New Introduction and Epilogue to this edition. 490 pages. First published in 1939, A full and detailed account of a complete pagan Polynesian ritual cycle. This 2nd edition omits some of the Tikooia vernacular text but includes a new theoretical introduction and protscripts to some chapters including observations from the author's second visit in 1952. The specially written epilogue on the final eclipse of the traditional ritual is based on the author's third visit in 1966. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels.

Title: The Work of the Gods in Tikopia (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology Nos 1 and 2)

Author Name: Firth, Raymond

Categories: Anthropology,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Melbourne and London, Melbourne University Press and University of London The Athlone Press: 1967

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID310404

Keywords: anthropolgy Paganism Polynesia,