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Pele, Volcano Goddess of Hawai'i A History

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ISBN-10: 0786463473

ISBN-13: 9780786463473

Edition: 2011

Authors: H. Arlo Nimmo

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When the first Europeans arrived in the Hawaiian Islands in 1778, the volcano goddess Pele was the central deity of a complex religion in the volcano districts of Hawai'i Island. While native Hawaiians were quickly converted to Christianity, Pele remained remarkably relevant as a deity. This book is a critical biography of the volcano goddess, as well as a history of her religion. Topics covered include the ongoing belief in Pele, her popular manifestations, her ceremonies, her new cultural roles and her current status in Hawai'i.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 10/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 249
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
The Traditional Pele Literature
Pele and Hi�iaka
The Traditional Pele Religion
Post-Contact Encounters with Pele
Post-Contact Ceremonies for Pele
Pele�s New and Ongoing Roles
The Pele Religion in Contemporary Hawai�I
Siblings of Pele
Places in the Hawaiian Islands Visited by Pele
Epithets for Pele
Sources Notes
Bibliography
Index