Firth, Raymond William, 1901-. Bond-friendship in Tikopia

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Title: Bond-friendship in Tikopia

Published in: Custom is king : essays presented to R. R. Marett, edited by L. H. Dudley Buxton

Published By: Custom is king : essays presented to R. R. Marett, edited by L. H. Dudley Buxton London, England: Hutchinson's Scientific and Technical Publications, 1936. 259-269 p.

By line: [by] Raymond Firth

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Tikopia (OT11)

Subjects: Friendships (572);

Abstract: This article explains the purpose of this institutionalized form of friendship found in Tikopia, and the functions it performs in the social life of the two people it joins. Individual cases of bond friendship are cited, and incidents of strange origins and betrayals are mentioned.

Document Number: 5

Document ID: ot11-005

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Field Date: 1928-1929

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Alice McCloskey

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Tikopia Island, Solomon Islands

LCSH: Tikopia (Solomon Islands peoples)

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