The Evolution Of The Polynesian Chiefdoms

Author: Patrick Vinton Kirch
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521273169
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A first study from an archaeological perspective of the elaborate systems of Polynesian chiefdoms presents an original account of the processes of cultural change and evolution over three millennia.
The Evolution of the Polynesian Chiefdoms
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Patrick Vinton Kirch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-07-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A first study from an archaeological perspective of the elaborate systems of Polynesian chiefdoms presents an original account of the processes of cultural change and evolution over three millennia.
On the Road of the Winds
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Patrick Vinton Kirch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-14 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many thousands of islands, which are home to numerous human societies and cultures. Among these indigenous Oceanic cultures are the intrepid Polynesian double-hulled canoe navigators, the atoll dwellers of Micronesia, the statue carvers of remote Easter Island, and the
The Evolution Of God
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Robert Wright
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-04 - Publisher: Hachette UK

For centuries, faithful followers of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism have looked to their holy texts for spiritual guidance, social and political mandates, and answers to man's burning questions about the workings of the universe. But what if these believers have been overlooking the most important message in their Scriptures? In
The Evolution of Social Institutions
Language: en
Pages: 661
Authors: Dmitri M. Bondarenko, Stephen A. Kowalewski, David B. Small
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-12 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book presents a novel and innovative approach to the study of social evolution using case studies from the Old and the New World, from prehistory to the present. This approach is based on examining social evolution through the evolution of social institutions. Evolution is defined as the process of
The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 1070
Authors: Bruce G. Trigger, Wilcomb E. Washburn, Richard E. W. Adams, Frank Salomon, Stuart B. Schwartz, Murdo J. MacLeod
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Library holds volume 2, part 2 only.