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THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
a quarterly study of the peoples of the Pacific area
VOLUME. 85. 1976
Wellington THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY (INCORPORATED)

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME 85
No. 1 — MARCH 1976
    Edited by Mervyn McLean and Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 3
  • Main Articles:
  • Is Maori An Ergative Language? By M. B. W. Sinclair 9
  • Ethno-Archaeological Investigations in Futuna and Uvea (Western Polynesia): A Preliminary Report. By Patrick Vinton Kirch 27
  • Joking, Avoidance, and Authority: Verbal Performance as an Object of Exchange in Fiji. By Andrew R. Arno 71
  • Political Education in the Rural Sector: A Comparison of Two Papua New Guinea Island Communities. By Stuart Berde 87
  • Shorter Communications:
  • Archaeology, Oral History and Sequence of Occupation on Anuta Island. By Richard Feinberg 99
  • Review Article:
  • Green, R. C. and Marion Kelly (eds.), Studies in Oceanic Culture History, vol. 3. By George W. Grace 103
  • Reviews 113
  • Minutes of the Annual General Meeting, 1975 139
  • Publications Received 141
No. 2 — JUNE 1976
    Special Issue: Incest Prohibitions in Micronesia and Polynesia Edited by Judith Huntsman and Mervyn McLean
  • Contents:
  • The Meaning of Incest. By David M. Schneider 149
  • Incest as Cannibalism: The Yapese Analysis. By David Labby 171
  • Incest and Endogamy on Namoluk Atoll. By Mac Marshall 181
  • Ponapean Conceptions of Incest. By J. L. Fischer, Roger Ward and Martha Ward 199
  • Incest and Exogamy: A Comparative Study of Two Marshallese Populations. By Robert C. Kiste and Michael A. Rynkiewich 209
  • ‘Eating Blood’: Tahitian Concepts of Incest. By Antony Hooper 227
  • Ungrammatical “Love” on Bellona. By Torben Monberg 243
  • The ‘Desecration’ of Tokelau Kinship. By Judith Huntsman and Antony Hooper 257
  • Incest Prohibitions and the Logic of Power in Samoa. By Bradd Shore 275
  • Notes on Contributors 297
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No. 3 — SEPTEMBER 1976
    Edited by Mervyn McLean and Judith Huntsman
  • Notes and News 303
  • Main Articles:
  • Small Population Isolates: A Micro-Simulation Study. By Norma McArthur, I. W. Saunders and R. L. Tweedie 307
  • A Note on Easter Island Obsidian Cores and Blades. By Patrick C. McCoy 327
  • A Third Palatal Reflex in Polynesian Languages. By Robert Blust 339
  • Shorter Communications:
  • A Recently Discovered Figure from Rarotonga. By Dale Idiens 359
  • Tongareva Death and Mourning Rituals. By Nihi Vini 367
  • A Note on Contemporary Samoan and Maori Cognatic Descent Groups. By Sharon Tiffany 375
  • Correspondence 381
  • Review Article:
  • Howard, Alan, Ain't No Big Thing: Coping Strategies in a Hawaiian-American Community. By Nancy B. Graves and Theodore D. Graves 385
  • Reviews 397
  • Publications Received 435
No. 4 — DECEMBER 1976
    Edited by Judith Huntsman and Mervyn McLean
  • Notes and News 443
  • Main Articles:
  • Demographic Changes in the Cook Islands: Perception and Reality. Or, Where have all the Mapu Gone? By Theodore D. Graves and Nancy B. Graves 447
  • Metasomatised Argillite Artefacts from Pah Point, Riwaka, New Zealand. By Aidan J. Challis 463
  • The Role of Warfare in Maori Society in the Early Contact Period. By Angela Ballara 487
  • Fijian Prepositions. By Paul Geraghty 507
  • Use of Bamboo by the Awa. By Richard Loving 521
  • Shorter Communications:
  • Nui Sailing Canoes. By Peter McQuarrie 543
  • Correspondence 549
  • Review Article:
  • Oliver, Douglas L., Ancient Tahitian Society. By Raymond Firth 553
  • Reviews 567
  • Publications Received 587