Feathered Gods and Fishhooks: An Introduction to Hawaiian Archaeology and Prehistory

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University of Hawaii Press, Jan 1, 1997 - History - 348 pages
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"Archaeology has assumed the role of combining all the evidence on Polynesian prehistory into a coherent pattern. Patrick Kirch has done this for Hawaii with distinction. His book is clearly written, carefully organized, abundantly illustrated, and handsomely produced volume.... A timely and much needed contribution." --Hawaiian Journal of History "With the publishing of this well-written, profusely illustrated book, Kirch has made a valuable contribution to Hawaiian and Pacific archaeological studies.... A necessary book for all Pacific scholars." --Journal of Polynesian Studies
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
22
CHAPTER THREE
34
CHAPTER FOUR
52
CHAPTER
89
CHAPTER SEVEN
181
CHAPTER EIGHT
199
CHAPTER NINE
215
CHAPTER
237
CHAPTER ELEVEN
247
CHAPTER TWELVE
284
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
309
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Patrick Vinton Kirch is Class of 1954 Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of seven books including "The Evolution of the Polynesian Chiefdoms" and "Anahulu: The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii "(with Marshall Sahlins, 1992).

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