Firth, Raymond William, 1901-. Economics and ritual in sago extraction in Tikopia

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Title: Economics and ritual in sago extraction in Tikopia

Published in: Mankind -- Vol. 4

Published By: Mankind -- Vol. 4 1950. 131-143 p., plate

By line: [by] Raymond Firth

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

Culture: Tikopia (OT11)

Subjects: Food preparation (252); Organized ceremonial (796);

Abstract: This is a description of the preparation of sago and related ritual. A brief discussion of 'Sago in the Western Pacific' is included. Firth's conclusions relates sago ritual to the more general function of ritual in the integration of Tikopia society.

Document Number: 15

Document ID: ot11-015

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1928-1929

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: W.W. Stein

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Tikopia Island, Solomon Islands

LCSH: Tikopia (Solomon Islands peoples)


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