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Anahulu: The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii, Volume 2

The Archaeology of History

From the late 1700s, Hawaiian society began to change rapidly as it responded to the growing world system of capital whose trade routes and markets crisscrossed the islands. Reflecting many years of collaboration between Marshall Sahlins, a prominent social anthropologist, and Patrick V. Kirch, a leading archaeologist of Oceania, Anahulu seeks out the traces of this transformation in a typical local center of the kingdom founded by Kamehameha: the Anahulu river valley of northwestern Oahu.

Volume 2, by Patrick V. Kirch, examines the material record of changes in local social organization, economy and production, population, and domestic settlement arrangements.

216 pages | 37 halftones, 76 line drawings, 22 tables | 8-1/2 x 11 | © 1992

Patrick V. Kirch, author

Anthropology: Cultural and Social Anthropology


History: American History


School of Advanced Research: J. I. Staley Prize

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