Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula: Nathaniel B. Emerson Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula: Nathaniel B. Emerson Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula: Nathaniel B. Emerson
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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula

Nathaniel B. Emerson

Published by Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology; Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909
Used Condition Good Hardcover
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Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology; Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909. By Nathaniel B. Emerson, A.M., M.D. Hardcover, 288 pages with b&w illustration plates of significant Hawaiian flora, hula poses, etc, musical notations. Condition: GOOD. Original cloth binding is loose and may need rebinding. Small rip and waterstain at the bottom of titlepage, otherwise all pages clean and bright. --- This book was one of the few on the hula to be published pre-1930s, and was the first Hawaiian work funded by the Bureau of American Ethnology, whose work had been restricted to American Indians until 1906. --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping***. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11532340067


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Title: Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred ...

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology; Government Printing Office, Washington

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

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