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Title Polynesian Researches, during a residence of nearly six years in the South Sea Islands including descriptions of the natural history and scenery of the islands with remarks on the history, mythology, traditions, government, arts, manners, and customs of the inhabitants.Vol. II
Author(s) Ellis, William
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1829
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Library British Library
Reference 566.d.23
Names William Ellis, Captain Furneux (pp90-119), Captain James Cook (pp90-119), King Pomare (pp521-551, 552-576), Queen Aimata (pp552-576)
Places Oceania, South Sea Islands, Polynesia, Raiatea (pp1-36, 552-576), Tipaemau, Vauaara (pp1-36), Huahine (pp90-119, 426-460, 521-551), Maeva (pp185-218), Eimeo (pp391-425), Tahiti (pp391-425, 521-551), Leeward Islands (pp391-425), Windward Islands (pp461-491), Borabora (pp552-576), Sandwich Islands (pp552-576)
Topics missionary work, London Missionary Society, Christianity, conversion, indigenous people, observation and description of indigenous people, voyages, origins and traditions (pp37-63), language, mythology (pp37-63, 185-218), idolatry (pp185-218, 219-241, 340-364, 552-576), witchcraft (pp219-241), public worship (pp90-119, 120-148), religious ceremonies (pp461-491), temple (p207), sacrifice (pp185-218, 219-241, 461-491), society (pp64-89), visit to England (pp90-119), women (pp120-148), conversion to Christianity, baptism, baptism of the king (p242-269), health and disease (pp270-301), Christian churches (pp302-339), indigenous government, laws (pp340-364, 365-390, 426-460), indigenous monarchy (pp340-364, 365-390), slavery (pp340-364), war and conflict (pp461-491, 492-520), coronation (pp521-551), South Sea Academy (pp521-551), marriage, polygamy (pp552-576), indigenous converts (pp552-576), illustrations (pp79, 535, 556, 173, 181, 207, 212, 217, 297, 530)
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