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We the Tikopia

A sociological study of kinship in primitive Polynesia

By Raymond Firth

Routledge – 2004 – 664 pages

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Recognized as a major work when first published, this title has, over the years, become a classic. Forming the basis of modern social anthropology, We the Tikiopia stands in the forefront of its literature.

The book is an excellent example of fieldwork analysis of a primitive society; a complete account of the working of a primitive kinship system; and an exhaustive and sophisticated study of Polynesian social institutions.

First published in 1936.

Name: We the Tikopia: A sociological study of kinship in primitive Polynesia (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Raymond Firth. Recognized as a major work when first published, this title has, over the years, become a classic. Forming the basis of modern social anthropology, We the Tikiopia stands in the forefront of its literature. The book is an excellent example of fieldwork...
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