Succession to chieftainship in Tikopia
Oceania • 30 • Published In 1960 • Pages: 161-180
By: Firth, Raymond.
AbstractThis is an intensive study of the institution of chieftainship and its importance to the Tikopia political system and religion. Firth discusses qualities desired for elevation to chieftainship, principles of succession, and the actual mechanism of election to this high office in Tikopia.
- HRAF PubDate
- Sub Region
- Document Type
- John Beierle
- Coverage Date
- not specified
- Coverage Place
- Tikopia Island, Solomon Islands
- [by] Raymond Firth
- Tikopia (Solomon Islands people)