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Historical Metaphors and Mythical Realities

Structure in the Early History of the Sandwich Islands Kingdom
Marshall D. Sahlins
Hawaiian culture as it met foreign traders and settlers is the context for Sahlins's structuralist methodology of historical interpretation

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Contents

1. Introduction: History and Structural Theory - 3
2. Reproduction: Structures of the Long Run - 9
3. Transformation: Structure and Practice - 33
4. Conclusion: Structure in History - 67
Notes - 73
References - 77

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  • 6 x 9.
  • 96pp.
  • 1 figure, 2 photographs.
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  • Paper
  • 1981
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  • 978-0-472-02721-7

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Keywords

  • Hawaii, Hawaiian, Hawai'i, Hawai'ian, mythology, anthropology, colonialism, Sandwich Islands, Captain Cook, Kaahumanu, Kamehameha, Kauai, Makahiki, Oahu, foreign traders, European settlers, colonialists

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