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Social stratification in Polynesia.

Author: Marshall Sahlins; American Ethnological Society.
Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington Press 1958.
Series: Monographs of the American Ethnological Society, 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sahlins, Marshall, 1930-
Social stratification in Polynesia.
Seattle, University of Washington Press 1958
(OCoLC)582320351
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Sahlins; American Ethnological Society.
ISBN: 0295740825 9780295740829
OCLC Number: 479034
Credits: At head of title: American ethnological society.
Description: 306 pages
Contents: Social stratification in kinship societies --
The degree of stratification in Hawaii, Tonga, Samoa, and the Society Islands --
The degree of stratification in Mangareva, Easter Island, Mangaia, and Uvea --
The degree of stratification in Marquesas, Tikopia, and Futuna --
The degree of stratification in Pukapuka, Ontong Java, and Tokelau --
Stratification and productivity --
Stratification and history --
Ramage systems of social organization and stratification --
Descent-line systems of social organization and stratification --
Ramified and descent-line systems: interpretation --
Social organization and stratification on Polynesian atolls --
Social stratification and adaptive variation in Polynesia --
Appendix: Technology and environment: Hawaiian Islands ; Society Islands ; Samoa ; Mangareva ; Easter Island ; Uvea ; Mangaia ; Marquesas ; Futuna ; Tikopia ; Ontong Java ; Pukapuka ; Tokelau.
Series Title: Monographs of the American Ethnological Society, 29.

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