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2 edition of String figures from Fiji and western Polynesia found in the catalog.

String figures from Fiji and western Polynesia

Hornell, James

String figures from Fiji and western Polynesia

by Hornell, James

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Published by The Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fiji.,
  • Polynesia.
    • Subjects:
    • String figures.,
    • Ethnology -- Fiji.,
    • Ethnology -- Polynesia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 88.

      Statementby James Hornell ...
      SeriesBernice P. Bishop Museum. Bulletin, 39
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN670 .B4 no. 39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., ii, [3]-88 p.
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6708130M
      LC Control Number27024334
      OCLC/WorldCa5115510

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[James Hornell]. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. String figures from Fiji and western Polynesia by Hornell, James,Kraus Reprint edition, in EnglishCited by: 3. A Guide to the Birds of Fiji and Western Polynesia: Including American Samoa, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Wallis and Futuna [Dick Watling] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.3/5(1).

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Viti Levu is the main island, with the capital located on the eastern end at Suva which is also the site of the international airport an Nadi (sometimes written Nandi) on the western end. Author of The Indian conch (Turbinella pyrum, Linn.) and its relation to Hindu life and religion, The present depletion of the oyster-bed of Sind, String figures from Fiji and western Polynesia, The outrigger-nuggar of the Blue Nile, The outrigger canoes of the Tongan Archipelago, Fishing in many waters, The fishing luggers of Hastings, The origins and ethnological significance of Indian boat.

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