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Religion and social organization in central Polynesia

Robert Wood Williamson

Religion and social organization in central Polynesia

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Published by The University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Polynesia,
  • Polynesia.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Polynesia.,
    • Mythology, Polynesian.,
    • Polynesia -- Religion.,
    • Polynesia -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [xvii]-[xxxi]

      Statementby Robert W. Williamson ... Edited by Ralph Piddington ... with a preface by Raymond Firth ...
      ContributionsPiddington, Ralph, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2600 .W52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix p., 1 l., 340 p.
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6368678M
      LC Control Number38010069
      OCLC/WorldCa2948258

      Religion is not invariably a functional or conservative factor in society, but often is one of the chief channels, and at times the only channel, for bringing about social revolution. Education - Social scientist view learning as a relatively permanent change in behavior or capability that results from experience.


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Originally published inthis book was produced in. Originally published inthis book was produced in edited form following an investigation of posthumous manuscripts arranged by Williamson's executors in The text presents a detailed account of religious and mythical structures in Central Polynesia and their relationship with the social organization of indigenous by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williamson, Robert Wood, Religion and social organization in central Polynesia.

New York: AMS Press,   Originally published inthis book was produced in edited form following an investigation of posthumous manuscripts arranged by Williamson's executors in The text presents a detailed account of religious and mythical structures in Central Polynesia and their relationship with the social organization of indigenous cultures.

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