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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula

Emerson, Nathaniel Bright; Emerson, Nathaniel B.

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ISBN 10: 1883528089 / ISBN 13: 9781883528089
Published by Ai Pohaku Pr, 1965
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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1883528089 Very good in good dj. Cloth 8vo. Facsimile reprint of the 1909 Bureau of American Ethnology edition. Source book for the ancient Hula. Types of hula, instruments, costumes, and songs by an unrivalled collector of Hawaiian poetry. Poetry printed in both Hawaiian and English. 288pp. Index. 27 b/w illustrations. 1st ed. thus. > DJ Good | > Language: English | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-02047

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

Publisher: Ai Pohaku Pr

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.

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This book is a fascinating account of Hawaii's native dance and the sacred songs that accompanied it. The songs, and poems, presented both in the original Hawaiian and in English translation--a number of them with their music--constitute a ready-made anthology that includes every species of composition in the whole range of Hawaiian poetry.

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