Ancient Hawaiian Civilization: A Series of Lectures by e. s. Craighill Handy

By e. s. Craighill Handy

Ancient Hawaiian Civilization takes us again to Hawaii's " stone age," whilst there wasn't an alphabet, numbering process, or different civilized differences as we all know them. nonetheless ideas of residing, modes, and customs authorized huge numbers of individuals to dwell healthfully and fortunately in the course of the islands.

This attention-grabbing heritage of Hawaii is " needs to" analyzing for a person who has been, desires to move, or lives in the US 's fiftieth nation. This ebook authoritatively introduces the overall reader to what was a golden period of Hawaiian historical past and tradition, the time whilst the islands have been strictly Hawaiian Hawaii. although the islands are nearly thoroughly westernized this present day, many elements from this golden age stay to make America's fiftieth nation a " dwelling laboratory" for the cultural and social research of racial migration and assimilation. This quantity represents the information and event of not less than sixteen scholars.

The mixed parts of specialization by means of a minimum of sixteen authors were rigorously chosen and grouped to make up this quantity. jointly, the authors contain a really bold discussion board of Hawaiian idea and studying. Ethnologists, geologists, zoologists, and doctors are yet a number of the parts of specialization represented in those pages.

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