1859 FIJI missionaries NATIVES SOUTH SEAS POLYNESIA
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FIJI AND THE FIJIANS. Edited by G.S. Rowe.
Williams, Thomas and James Calvert ( late missionaries in Fiji) D. Appleton., NY., 1859. Thick brown cloth/hardcover with spine head edge chipping and scuffing wear else binding intact GOOD condition extensive contents engravings throughout 3 color tinted plates, 551 pages. .The authors were missionaries resident in Fiji for approx 12 years and present information on the islands and their inhabitants and the work of the mission on the islands. LANGUAGE, CUSTOMS, WAR, WEAPONS, RELIGION, TABOOS, WITCHCRAFT, AGRICULTURE, SETTLERS, POLYGAMY, SPEARS, CANOE BUILDING, HOUSES, FAMILY LIFE, FURNITURE, ETIQUETTE, COOKING, DEATH AND BIRTH RITUALS, CANNIBALISM, ANIMAL SPIRITS, CREATION MYTH, POLYNESIAN TONGUES ...just asmall sample.
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