War and Succession in Mangala: From Mamae's Texts

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ISBN-13: 9780908940042
Published: October 2003

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  • About the Book
  • War and Succession in Mangala is a political history of an island in the southern Cook Islands, from its social foundations until the advent of Christianity in the 1820s, as described by the nineteenth-century tribal historian Mamae. Mamae’s original manuscripts are reproduced, along with translations, and a commentary discussing events surrounding chiefly battles for supreme power.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Michael P. J. Reilly, Author