O Tama a ʻāiga: The Politics of Succession to Sāmoa's Paramount Titles

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editorips@usp.ac.fj, 2006 - Chiefdoms - 135 pages
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This book is a must read if you want to understand the history of Samoan titles lineage and authorities.

Contents

The Tamaaiga in PostColonial Samoa
19
The Papa Titles in Modern Samoa
36
Whats in a Name?
60
Contested Histories
77
Role of the Court and Resistance to Court Rulings
91
Traditional and Modern Authority in Politics
109
Acronyms
124
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