2 edition of Religious and cosmic beliefs of central Polynesia found in the catalog.
Religious and cosmic beliefs of central Polynesia
Robert Wood Williamson
Bibliography: vol. I, p. [ix]-[xxi]
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Originally published inthis book forms one of two volumes by Williamson on the religious, mythical and cosmic structures of Central Polynesia. The work was unfinished at the time of Williamson's death, but it was considered near enough completion to.
Robert Wood Williamson () was a British solicitor and anthropologist who worked extensively in New Guinea and Polynesia.
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'This book gives a short account of the cosmic beliefs of the natives of Central Polynesia, and discusses in detail their ideas as to the nature of the soul and its various fates and destinations after death' (from the dustwrapper blurb).
Item # Price: $ Robert Wood Williamson () was a British solicitor and anthropologist who worked extensively in New Guinea and Polynesia.
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.
Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Polynesia, which encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean.
In the early s, about 70 percent of the total population of Polynesia resided in Hawaii. - Religious and Cosmic Beliefs of Central Polynesia: In Two Volumes: Volume II Robert W. Williamson Excerpt Cambridge U nive rsit y Pre ss - Religious and Cosmic Beliefs of Central Polynesia: In Two Volumes: Volume II Robert W.
Williamson Excerpt More information. 5 • RELIGION Polynesian religion changed dramatically with the coming of European missionaries in the early part of the nineteenth century.
From what is known of precontact (before European contact) practices, there was considerable variation in religious ideas and practices throughout Polynesia. The Social And Political Systems Of Central Polynesia: Volume 2.
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Robert Wood Williamson () was a British solicitor and anthropologist who worked extensively in New Guinea and Polynesia. Originally published inthis book forms one of two volumes by Williamson on the religious, mythical and cosmic structures of Central Polynesia.
Part I is a continuation of Williamson’s Religious and Cosmic Beliefs in Central Polynesia (Cambridge, ). It was prepared by Dr Piddington from manuscript and notes left unfinished at the author’s death.
It is purely descriptive, lacking the somewhat labored interpretation (“Mr Williamson was formerly a solicitor”) of its. With the introduction of Christianity in Polynesia in the s, traditional religious beliefs began to fade.
Although the Polynesian gods no longer play a major role in religion in most parts of the region, the rich heritage of myths and legends remains part of the literature, folklore, and imagination of native cultures.Religious education: [Unassigned] Spiritual renewal Bible: Church history: Old Testament: Religious orders in church history: Historical books of Old Testament: Persecutions in church history: Poetic books of Old Testament: Doctrinal controversies & heresies: Prophetic books of Old Testament.The Religion of Bellona Island: A Study of the Place of Beliefs and Rites in the Social Life of Pre-Christian Bellona, Part 1: The Concepts of Supernaturals (Language and Culture of Rennell and Bellona Islands: Volume II, Part 1).
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