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Anahulu - The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii Historical Ethnography

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ISBN-10: 0226733653

ISBN-13: 9780226733654

Edition: N/A

Authors: Patrick Vinton Kirch, Marshall Sahlins

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From the late 1700s, Hawaiian society began to change rapidly as it responded to the growing world system of capital whose trade routes and markets crisscrossed the islands. Reflecting many years of collaboration between Marshall Sahlins, a prominent social anthropologist, and Patrick V. Kirch, a leading archaeologist of Oceania, Anahulu seeks out the traces of this transformation in a typical local center of the kingdom founded by Kamehameha: the Anahulu river valley of northwestern Oahu. Volume I shows the surprising effects of the encounter with the imperial forces of commerce and Christianity--the distinctive ways the Hawaiian people culturally organized the experience, from the…    
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Book details

Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 7/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

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