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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
Containing the Transactions and Proceedings of the Society.
VOL. 49. 1940.
Wellington, N.Z.: THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED) 1940.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 49
    No. 193—March, 1940.
  • The Physical Anthropology of the Maori-Moriori. By H. L. Shapiro 1
  • Polynesian Mythology. By Martha Beckwith 19
  • The Polynesian Maori. By Ernest Beaglehole 39
  • Tuamotuan Concepts of Creation. By Kenneth P. Emory, M.A. 69
  • Excavation of Cave on Okia Flat, Wickliffe Bay. By Ellis D. Sinclair, Wellington 137
  • Note on a Salt Substitute used by one of the Inland Tribes of New Guinea. By J. Dickie and D. S. Malcolm 144
  • Taupiri Pa. By Leslie G. Kelly 148
  • Reviews—“Tales of a Lonely Isle, Rotuman Legends,” translated by C. Maxwell Churchward; “Barter and Coinage of Early New Zealand,” by Allan Sutherland; “Tikao Talks,” by Herries Beattie; “The Growth of Literature,” by H. Munro Chadwick and N. Kershaw Chadwick 160
  • Notes and Queries—Three Potsherds from the New Hebrides— Manihiki Canoes and Canoe Models 172
  • Memoir Supplements—The Oldman Collection of Polynesian Artifacts 51-54
  • Fiji Plants, their Names and Uses. By Mrs. H. B Richenda Parham 17-32
    No. 194—June, 1940.
  • Documentary Research in Polynesian Mythology. By Katharine Luomala, Ph.D., Bernice P. Bishop Museum 175
  • “Polynesian” Colonies in Melanesia. By H. Ian Hogbin, Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney, New South Wales 199
  • Nukutawhiti. Pihe (lament) for Nukutawhiti, with a historical narrative explanatory of same, as recorded by Mohi Tawhai with translations and supplementary notes by Geo. Graham 221
  • Some Problems in the Study of Maori Genealogies. By Leslie G. Kelly 235
  • The Native Pottery of the Fiji Islands. By R. R. C. MacLachlan 243
  • Provenance of the Nassau Island Adze. By H. D. Skinner 272
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    No. 194—June, 1940—Continued
  • The Artistic Degradation of Easter Island Wood-carving. By James Hornell, St. Leonards at Sea, England 282
  • A Cache of Adzes from Motukarara. By R. S. Duff, M.A. 285
  • More Notes on Ra'a. By Katharine Luomala, Ph.D., Bernice P. Bishop Museum 303
  • Notes and Queries—Culture and Psychosis in New Zealand—Mystery-stone of Waitaki 305
  • Memoir Supplements—The Oldman Collection of Polynesian Artifacts 55-61
  • Fiji Plants, their Names and Uses. By Mrs. H. B Richenda Parham 33-48
    No. 195—September, 1940.
  • Perspectives in Polynesian Religion. By E. S. Craighill Handy 309
  • Polynesian Music and Dancing. By Edwin G. Burrows 331
  • Culture-areas in Polynesia. By Edwin G. Burrows 349
  • Notes on the Development of Polynesian Hero-cycles. By Katharine Luomala 367
  • Trawling Customs of the Tasman Bay Maoris. By F. V. Knapp 375
  • An Account of the Marquesas Islands in 1825. By Ernest S. Dodge 382
  • Excavations at Kings Rock, Otago, with a Discussion of the Fish-hook Barb as an Ancient Feature of Polynesian Culture. By Leslie Lockerbie 393
  • The Function of Latte in the Marianas. By Laura Thompson Ph.D. 447
  • Obituary—Henare R. H. Balneavis 466
  • Reviews—“Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia,” by Robert W. Williamson, edited by Ralph Piddington; “The Marquesas Collection in the Peabody Museum, 1939 ”; “Native Races Need Not Die,” by Peter H. Buck(Te Rangi Hiroa); “Hawaii's Discovery by Spaniards,” by John F. G. Stokes; “Life of Captain Cook,” by Hugh Carrington; “Revenge, a love tale of the Mt. Eden tribe,” by John White 468
  • Notes and Queries—Corrections in “Polynesian Colonies in Melanesia,” by H. Ian Hogbin (J.P.S., vol. 49, No. 2) 481
  • Memoir Supplements—The Oldman Collection of Polynesian Artifacts 62-65
  • Fiji Plants, their Names and Uses. By Mrs. H. B Richenda Parham 49-64
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    No. 196—December, 1940.
  • The Analysis of Mana: An Empirical Approach. By Raymond Firth 483
  • Maori Religion. By Johannes Andersen 513
  • The Easter Island Tablet A tua-mata-riri. By Alan S. C. Ross 556
  • A Note on Polynesian Orthography. By Denzel Carr, Ph.D. 564
  • A Newly Discovered Illustration of Tuamotuan Creation. By Kenneth P. Emory, M.A. 569
  • Melanesian Modes of Speech. By W. G. Ivens, Litt.D. 579
  • The So-called ‘Spoo’ Artifact. By Johannes Andersen 595
  • Some New Information Concerning the Ship Boyd. By Leslie G. Kelly 600
  • Fragmentary Matter Concerning Hongi-hika. By Leslie G. Kelly 601
  • Reviews—“Rotuman Grammar and Dictionary,” by C. Maxwell Churchward, M.A.;”James Busby, the Prophet of Australian Viticulture,” by Eric Ramsden; “The Maori People Today,” I. L. G. Sutherland, Editor: issued under the auspices of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs and the New Zealand Council for Educational Research; “The Work of the Gods in Tikopia,” by Raymond Firth; “The Culture Historical Method of Ethnology; the Scientfic Approach to the Racial Question,” by Wilhelm Schmidt. Translated by S. A. Sieber 604
  • Notes and Queries—Oakura-matapu; origin of the name 620
  • Memoir Supplements—The Oldman Collection of Polynesian Artifacts 66-77
  • Fiji Plants, their Names and Uses. By Mrs. H. B. Richenda Parham 65-80

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