Early Tonga As the Explorers Saw It, 1616–1810

Edwin N. Ferdon (Author)
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"An interesting and extremely useful volume. . . . Ferdon provides the reader with an easy-to-read and effective overview into the Tongan Islands for the years under discussion. . . . A must for any serious Pacific student and should be in every library."—American Anthropologist

"It is a wide-ranging and well-knit account of the traditional way of life in Tonga, and serves as a baseline from which the thorough-going changes consequent upon European contact may be traced and assessed. . . . His concern is to present Tonga as it was seen by its early literate visitors, and he has succeeded admirably."—Pacific Affairs
Early Tonga As the Explorers Saw It, 1616–1810
339 Pages 6 x 9 x 1.2 Published: 2014 Paperback (9780816531691)

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