Samoans : OU08.

This collection about the Samoans consists of 15 documents and a culture summary, covering a wide variety of cultural and historical information from the1830s to the 1990s. The Samoans are Polynesian people who live on a group of small islands in the Central Pacific which constitute the territories...

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Corporate Author: Human Relations Area Files, inc.
Other Authors: Boas, Franz, 1858-1942., Bargatzky, Thomas., Buck, Peter Henry, 1877?-1951., Holmes, Lowell D. 1925-2010., Keesing, Felix Maxwell, 1902-1961., Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978., O'Meara, J. Tim., Setchell, William Albert, 1864-1943., Shankman, Paul., Shore, Bradd, 1945-, Stair, John B., Stanner, W. E. H., 1905-1981., Turner, George, 1817 or 1818-1891.
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 2009-
Series:EHRAF world cultures. Oceania.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Culture summary, Samoa / Thomas Bargatzky
  • Samoan material culture / Te Rangi Hiroa (P.H. Buck)
  • Ta'u / Lowell D. Holmes
  • Modern Samoa / Felix M. Keesing
  • Social organization of Manua ; Role of the individual in Samaon culture ; Samoan children at work and play ; Americanization in Samoa / Margaret Mead
  • Coming of age in Samoa / Margaret Mead, foreword by Franz Boas
  • Samoan planters / J. Tim O'Meara
  • Ethnobotany of the Samoans / William Albert Setchell
  • History of Samoan sexual conduct and the Mead-Freeman controversy / Paul Shankman
  • Sala'ilua / Bradd Shore
  • Old Samoa / Rev. John B. Stair ; with an introduction by the Bishop of Ballarat
  • Western Samoa / W.E.H. Stanner
  • Samoa, a hundred years ago and long before / George Turner.