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Material culture of the Tuamotu Archipelago

Kenneth Pike Emory

Material culture of the Tuamotu Archipelago

by Kenneth Pike Emory

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Published by Dept. of Anthropology, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tuamotu Archipelago (French Polynesia),
  • French Polynesia,
  • Tuamotu Archipelago.
    • Subjects:
    • Material culture -- French Polynesia -- Tuamotu Archipelago.,
    • Tuamotu Archipelago (French Polynesia) -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 249-253.

      Statementby Kenneth P. Emory.
      SeriesPacific anthropological records ;, no. 22
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN671.T77 E46
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5193613M
      LC Control Number75014894

        [Archipelago] washes over the reader's imagination with the force of a tidal wave as its protagonists embark on a perilous journey along the Caribbean Sea A haunting portrayal of the dangers and delights, trials and tribulations, of surviving in an archipelago/5(39). Tahitians today have inherited a rich, expressive Tahitian culture from their Mā’ohi ancestors. From the Mā’ohi came the pulse of Tahitian lifestyle, a world where the lives of gods, warriors and men crossed in colorful legends. Tahitian culture is a place where the French Polynesian traditions of music, dance and art rose from the wonder of everyday island life.

      Get information on Tuamotu Archipelago hotels, restaurants, entertainment, shopping, sightseeing, and activities. Read the Fodor's reviews, or post your own. Material culture of the Tuamotu Archipelago / by Kenneth P. Emory; Observations et mecanismes de la crise dystrophique de dans le lagon de l'atoll d'Hikueru (Archipel Tuamotu Archipelago, Pacific Ocean [cartographic material]: from a survey by the U.S. Ex. Ex. in /.

      The Tuamotu archipelago located some kms north-east of Tahiti is made up of 76 atolls of which hardly half are inhabited. These so-called low islands are ancient craters which have disappeared under the influence of erosion and whose edges, colonized by corals, are nothing but outcrops of white sand, strewn with shells and planted with coconut palms, which the Polynesians call “motu”. Archipelago Books A not-for-profit press devoted to publishing excellent translations of classic and contemporary world literature. In our first fifteen years, we have brought out close to two hundred books from more than thirty-five languages.


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The Tuamotus, also referred to in English as Material culture of the Tuamotu Archipelago book Tuamotu Archipelago or the Tuamotu Islands (French: Îles Tuamotu, officially Archipel des Tuamotu), are a French Polynesian chain of almost 80 islands and atolls forming the largest chain of atolls in the world.

This archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean stretches from the northwest to the southeast over an area roughly the size of Western Location: Pacific Ocean. English, Book, Illustrated edition: Material culture of the Tuamotu Archipelago / by Kenneth P.

Emory. Emory, Kenneth P. (Kenneth Pike), Get this edition. The various categories of Tuamotuan material culture are reviewed in an order now classic. In the introduction, the author sketches a general view of Tuamotu culture. Fresh water was rare, obtained from rudimentary wells. Coconuts and pandanus fruit constituted the.

Tuamotu Archipelago (French Polynesia); Industries, Primitive - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Archipelago.; Material culture - French Polynesia - Tuamotu Archipelago. Tuamotu Archipelago, island group of French Polynesia, central South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago comprises 75 atolls, one raised coral atoll (Makatea), and innumerable coral reefs, roughly dispersed northwest-southeast as a double chain for more than miles (1, km).

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Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Polynesia, which encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean. In the early s, about 70 percent of the total population of Polynesia resided in Hawaii.

The Tuamotu Islands is a chain of islands and atolls in French Polynesia. They form the largest chain of atolls in the world, about the size of Western Europe. or contact your travel advisor CONTACT TRAVEL ADVISORS SEARCH. Kenneth P. Emory, late (Photograph courtesty of Carla Anette, Bishop Museum.) In Memoriam KENNETH PIKE EMORY () epic voyages through the Tuamotu Archipelago, and being vir­ provided the basis for a monograph on Tuamotuan material culture, authored soonFile Size: 1MB.

The Tuamotu archipelago – 78 coral reef atolls spread north and east of Tahiti – are just remote enough they’ve not been spoiled by excessive tourism. There are a few high-end hotels, but just a few.

Instead of tourism, the local economy is still focused on businesses that go back centuries: Fish. The history of the Tuamotu archipelago differs from that of the other French Polynesian islands in terms of its discovery, the way in which its sparse resources have been worked, the role played by the Christian missionaries, the installation of the Nuclear testing centre in the south-eastern part of the archipelago, and the effects of the present-day economic situation.

The Gulag Archipelago: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (Russian: Архипелаг ГУЛАГ, Arkhipelag GULAG) is a three-volume, non-fiction text written between and by Russian writer and historian Aleksandr was first published in Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

The Tuamotus are dream South Seas snapshot: the 77 atolls – narrow coral rings encircling turquoise lagoons – that make up this stunning archipelago are flung over an immense stretch of indigo-blue ocean. Life in the atolls is equal parts harsh and paradisiacal: hardly anything grows, so there’s little fruit and vegetables, and the only.

It is cultivated today in several islands of the Tuamotu Archipelago, which has about pearl farms. Rangiroa (Gauguin's Pearl) is the best known. For man, eager and fascinated by this beautiful rarity, could not be content with the fruit of chance, when he went on an adventure to uncover hidden treasures.

Great deals on Illustrated Hardcover Books in English. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!The Tuamotu gems Located to the East of Tahiti, Tuamotu whose name means “offshore islands” is composed of 78 atolls trapped inside their lagoon by a coral reef.

The most visited atolls are Rangiroa, Tikehau and Fakarava. This archipelago has km ² of emerging land in .In over years of European contact with the people of the Tuamotu Archipelago, perceptions about the islands, the people, and their culture have changed with increased research and understanding.

While early explorers saw the archipelago as uncivilized and remote, later scholars became interested in the rich cultural values and practices.