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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 31 related to A study in ritual modification: the work of the gods in Tikopia in 1929 and 1952.    

Tikopia Ritual and Belief (Routledge Revivals)

Raymond Firth - Social Science - 2012 - 372 pages
First published in 1967, this book gives some of the fruits of the author's study of Tikopia ways of thought as the result of three field expeditions. Most Polynesians became ...
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Rank and Religion in Tikopia: A Study in Polynesian Paganism and Conversion ...

Raymond Firth - Social Science - 2011 - 424 pages
Originally published in 1970, this book represents a unique study of beliefs and ritual practices in a pagan religion, and of the processes by which a transformation to ...
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We, the Tikopia: A Sociological Study of Kinship in Primitive Polynesia

Raymond Firth - Social Science - 2004 - 605 pages
Recognized as a major work when first published, this title has, over the years, become a classic. Forming the basis of modern social anthropology, We the Tikiopia stands in ...
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Themes in Economic Anthropology

Raymond Firth - Business & Economics - 2004 - 292 pages
The main focus of the volume - the processes of choice and decision-making in different economic systems - offers exceptional scope for the convergence of economic and ...
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Elements of Social Organization

Raymond Firth - Social Science - 2004 - 258 pages
An illuminating introduction to the methods and problems of social anthropology, this book draws on a wide range of illustrations, including Raymond Firth's own experiences in ...
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Capital, Saving and Credit in Peasant Societies: Studies from Asia, Oceania ...

Raymond Firth - Social Science - 1964 - 399 pages
The formation and management of capital are among the central issues in economic growth, especially in 'under-developed' countries, and form the main theme in this volume. The ...
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Human Types

R W Firth - Psychology - 2007 - 216 pages
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