Pacific Rituals: Living Or Dying


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Institute of Pacific Studies, 1986. First edition. 203 pages. Light shelf-wear, foxing to page edges, internally clean. Very good. 

'Explores the rituals and myths of the life and culture of Pacific peoples. Some of the rituals described include welcoming visitors, cultivation of the land and the cycle of seasons, transitions between stages of life at birth, initiation into the adult world, marriage, acquisition of status and death.'