Pacific-Oceania: Grief, Loss And Violence In Ancient Mangaia, Aotearoa And Te Waipounamu
Michael P.J. Reilly, 2012
Beginning with a discussion of the language of emotion, this paper explores aspects of loss, grief and violence in the ancient eastern Polynesian societies of Mangaia, in the present-day Cook Islands, and Aotearoa and Te Waipounamu, now known as the North and South Islands of New Zealand. The paper examines historical documents in the vernacular languages to highlight...
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