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Author Grimble, Arthur, 1888-1956.

Title Migrations, myth and magic from the Gilbert Islands : early writings of Sir Arthur Grimble / arranged and illustrated by Rosemary Grimble
Published London : Routledge and K. Paul, 1972

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Description viii, 316 pages : illustrations, charts, maps ; 26 cm
Contents Te Tabunea n Te Kawai -- Na Areau, the first-of-things -- From birth to death in the Gilbert Islands -- A song of Na Areau -- Nei Maanga-ni-buka -- Bue the ancestor -- Canoes of the Gilbert Islands -- Fellowship of skulls -- Astronomy & navigation -- Drip-drip-the-blood -- A song of Mouia -- Westward to Baanaba -- Appendixes (An experiment in Polynesian navigation ; Ocean-going canoes ; Food of the navigators)
Analysis Ethnology Kiribati
Kiribati
Notes Contains text in Gilbertese
Map on lining papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Ethnology -- Kiribati.
Ethnology -- Kiribati.
Folklore -- Kiribati.
Micronesia.
Micronesia -- Social life and customs.
Author Grimble, Rosemary.
LC no. 72093482
ISBN 0710071647
9780710071644