Firth, Raymond William, 1901-. Totemism in Polynesia

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Title: Totemism in Polynesia

Published in: Oceania -- Vol. 1, no. 3, no. 4

Published By: Oceania -- Vol. 1, no. 3, no. 4 1930-1931. 291-321, 377-399 p.

By line: [by] Raymond Firth

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

Culture: Tikopia (OT11)

Subjects: General character of religion (771);

Abstract: In this study Firth discusses the question of the form of totemism existing in Polynesia, and uses materials from his study in Tikopia to demonstrate a form of totemism, and to explain the native attitude regarding it.

Document Number: 7

Document ID: ot11-007

Document Type: Journal Article

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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