Free Shipping Anywhere in the World

Shop over 1 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Dictionary of Polynesian Mythology
By

Rating
Product Details

Promotional Information

Anthropologists, historians, mythologists, and other students of Pacific cultures will find this work well written, well documented, and worthwhile... [T]his is a significant new work and is highly recommended for Pacific studies and comparative mythology collections. Reference Quarterly

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Sources The Dictionary Appendix: Categories of Gods and Goddesses Index

About the Author

ROBERT D. CRAIG is Professor of History and Chairman of the Social Sciences Department at the Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage. He is editor of Pacifica: A Journal of Pacific and Asian Studies and he coauthored the Historical Dictionary of Oceania (Greenwood Press, 1981). Craig is currently writing a history of Tahiti and compiling a Tahitian-English, English-Tahitian Dictionary.

Reviews

." . . Robert Craig has translated, authored, or edited several books and journals on Oceania. With the Dictionary, he has produced a scholarly work intended primarily for scholars and has filled a gap in the literature. Anthropologists, historians, mythologists, and other students of Pacific cultures will find this work well written, well documented, and worthwhile . . . this is a significant new work and is highly recommended for Pacific studies and comparative mythology collections."-Reference Quarterly ?. . . Robert Craig has translated, authored, or edited several books and journals on Oceania. With the Dictionary, he has produced a scholarly work intended primarily for scholars and has filled a gap in the literature. Anthropologists, historians, mythologists, and other students of Pacific cultures will find this work well written, well documented, and worthwhile . . . this is a significant new work and is highly recommended for Pacific studies and comparative mythology collections.?-Reference Quarterly

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top