The World of the Polynesians Seen Through Their Myths and Legends, Poetry and Art

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The world of the Polynesians has fascinated Westerners for more than two centuries. Hundred of books have portrayed its people and their beautiful environment. But what did the Polynesians make of it themselves? What did they think, and feel, and see? This book presents the Polynesians' world through their own creations: stories, poems, artefacts; myths and legends; jokes and satire. It was first published in 1970 as Legends of the South Seas . Social anthropologists; students of Polynesian art and literature.

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0195581423

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9780195581423

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The World of the Polynesians Seen Through Their Myths and Legends, Poetry and Art
1987, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195581423

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