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Fijian weapons & warfare

Author: Fergus Clunie; Kolinio Moce
Publisher: [Suva] : Fiji Museum, ©2003.
Series: Bulletin of the Fiji Museum, no. 2.
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Clunie, Fergus.
Fijian weapons & warfare.
[Suva] : Fiji Museum, ©2003
(OCoLC)607500163
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fergus Clunie; Kolinio Moce
ISBN: 9822080069 9789822080063
OCLC Number: 55604396
Notes: Originally published: 1977, in series: Bulletin of the Fiji Museum ; no. 2.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I: Background notes on Fijian warfare. 01. A legacy of violence ; 02. The bearing of arms in everyday life and the basic nature of Fijian warfare ; 03. The causes of war ; 04. Religious rites prior to battle ; 05. Outbreak of war and mobilization ; 06. Fortification and man-traps ; 07. Review before battle ; 08. Sea fights ; 09. Battle ; 10. The titling of the warrior and the naming of his club ; 11. Cannibalism ; 12. Training in warfare and the use of arms --
pt. II: Fijian fighting weapons. 13. Clubs ; 14. Battle-axes, tomahawks, knives and swords ; 15. Throwing clubs ; 16. Spears ; 17. Slings ; 18. Bows and arrows ; 19. Cannon ; 20. Flintlock and percussion muskets ; 21. Muzzleloading and breechloading rifles ; 22. Pistols and revolvers.
Series Title: Bulletin of the Fiji Museum, no. 2.
Other Titles: Fijian weapons and warfare
Responsibility: by Fergus Clunie ; with drawings by Kolinio Moce.

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