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Easter Island studies : contributions to the history of Rapanui in memory of William T. Mulloy / edited by Steven Roger Fischer.

By: Mulloy, William T. (William Thomas), 1917-1978
Contributor(s): Fischer, Steven Roger
Language: English Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books, 1993.Description: xvi, 247p. : ill., diagrs., drawings, photos, plans, tables ; 30cm.ISBN: 0946897603
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Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Closed Stacks qKXR [FIS-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M25948
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Includes bibls. - Bibliography of William T. Mulloy's work: p.xii-xiii. - Contents: Rapanui: the geological parameters / Steven Roger Fischer and Charles M. Love; The present flora of Easter Island and its origins / John R. Flenley; The marine fauna of Rapanui, past and present / Louis H. DiSalvo and John E. Randall; The terrestrial fauna and Easter Island / Konrad Klemmer and Georg Zizka; The palaeoecology of E.I., and its ecological disaster / J.R. Flenley; Rapanui flora: needs and possibilities of conservation / G. Zizka; The history of human settlement on Rapanui / Paul G. Bahn; Human osteology of Rapanui / George W. Gill and Douglas W. Owsley; The naming of Rapanui / S.R. Fischer; A bibliography of the Rapanui material in the general archives of the Fathers of the Sacred Hearts (Picpus) / André Mark; A brief history of Rapanui archaeology up to 1956 / P.G. Bahn; The Norwegian expedition to E.I., in retrospect / Carlyle S. Smith; The archaeology of the monolithic sculptures of Rapanui: a general review / P.G. Bahn; A survey and documentation of the Moai of Rapanui / William Liller; The dating of Rapanui monolithic sculpture / Arne Skjolsvold; The importance of soil temperature and relative humidity in obsidian dating, with case examples from E.I. / Christopher M.Stevenson Irving Friedman and Judy Miles; E.I., Ahu revisited / Charles M. Love; The Rock art of Rapanui / Georgia Lee; The monuments in the archaeoastronomy of Rapanui / W. Liller; The preservation of Rapanui's archaeological heritage / A.Elena Charola and Carlos A. Weber; The Rapanui pantheon / Annette Bierbach and Horst Cain; The concept of akuaku / Olaf Blixen; Rapanui myths and legends as reflections of shamanistic beliefs / Irina K. Fedorova; The tangata manu of Rapanui / Heide-Margaret Esen-Baur; Traditional foods of Rapanui / Nancy J. Pollock; Rapanui's ancient medicinal arts / Ramón Campbell; The Rapanui language / Veronica M. Du Feu and S.R. Fischer; Postcontact change in the Rapanui language / W. Wilfried Schuhmacher; Modern Rapanui language: retention and survival / V.M. Du Feu Perspectives and directions of the classical Rapanui cript / Thomas S. Barthel; A provisional inventory of the incribed artifacts in the three Rapanui scripts / S.R. Fischer; The traditional production of the Rapanui tablets / François Dederen and S.R. Fischer; The performing arts of Rapanui / R. Campbell; Rapanui crafts: wooden sculptures past and present / John Seaver; Types of wood used in Rapanui carving / Catherine Orliac; "You are crab, crayfish and octopus": personal and group symbols in Rapanui wood sculpture / Francine Forment; Symbolism in Rapanui art / Ana María Arredondo; The modernization of Rapanui / J. Douglas Porteous; Postscrip / S.R. Fischer.