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The Resource How chiefs became kings : divine kingship and the rise of archaic states in ancient Hawai'i, Patrick Vinton Kirch

How chiefs became kings : divine kingship and the rise of archaic states in ancient Hawai'i, Patrick Vinton Kirch

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How chiefs became kings : divine kingship and the rise of archaic states in ancient Hawai'i
Title
How chiefs became kings
Title remainder
divine kingship and the rise of archaic states in ancient Hawai'i
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Vinton Kirch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In How Chiefs Became Kings, Patrick Vinton Kirch addresses a central problem in anthropological archaeology: the emergence of "archaic states" whose distinctive feature was divine kingship. Kirch takes as his focus the Hawaiian archipelago, commonly regarded as the archetype of a complex chiefdom. Integrating anthropology, linguistics, archaeology, traditional history, and theory, and drawing on significant contributions from his own four decades of research, Kirch argues that Hawaiian polities had become states before the time of Captain Cook's voyage (1778-1779). The status of most archaic s
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Cataloging source
COF
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Kirch, Patrick Vinton
Dewey number
320.4969
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN671.H3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Chiefdoms
  • Hawaiians
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Hawaiians
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Chiefdoms
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaiians
  • Hawaii
Label
How chiefs became kings : divine kingship and the rise of archaic states in ancient Hawai'i, Patrick Vinton Kirch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From chiefdom to archaic state : Hawai'i in comparative and historical context -- Hawaiian archaic states on the eve of European contact -- Native Hawaiian political history -- Tracking the transformations : population, intensification, and monumentality -- The challenge of explanation
Control code
692797916
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612917905
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt2q2j
  • b2025ef7-3f84-410d-84e6-233694a3caa3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692797916
Label
How chiefs became kings : divine kingship and the rise of archaic states in ancient Hawai'i, Patrick Vinton Kirch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From chiefdom to archaic state : Hawai'i in comparative and historical context -- Hawaiian archaic states on the eve of European contact -- Native Hawaiian political history -- Tracking the transformations : population, intensification, and monumentality -- The challenge of explanation
Control code
692797916
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612917905
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt2q2j
  • b2025ef7-3f84-410d-84e6-233694a3caa3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692797916

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