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Deuba, a study of a Fijian village.

W. R. Geddes

Deuba, a study of a Fijian village.

by W. R. Geddes

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Published by Polynesian Society in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fiji.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Fiji.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesMemoirs of the Polynesian Society,, v. 22
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU600 .G4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 p.
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6118621M
      LC Control Number52023732
      OCLC/WorldCa4361929

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Deuba, a study of a Fijian village Unknown Binding – January 1, by W. R Geddes (Author)Author: W. R Geddes. A book I read both for its content and for its place in literary history of Fiji.

Originally published in Geddes was an army officer, resident in Deuba, a village close to Suva, where I Reviews: 1. Deuba: a study of a Fijian village.

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Find more information about:. Get this from a library. Deuba: a study of a Fijian village. [W R Geddes]. DEUBA A Study of a Fijian Village. INTRODUCTORY. IN physical a study of a Fijian village. book the Fijians are predominantly Mela nesian. They are, however, of greater average height than the people of the other Melanesian groups, and along with their superior physical development there probably goes a greater mental robustness.

Deuba: A study of a Fijian village, by W. Geddes, p A typical day's page from a sick-book kept for twenty-six men from Deuba district whom we had on special duty comprised three men with wounds from bamboo, one with a boil, one with cracked feet, and one with an old injury to the knee.

Deuba: A Study of Fijian Village, originally published inis a simply told but highly informative account of life in three adjacent rural communities in Deuba district, not far from today's Pacific Harbour complex. Deuba As Fijian social scientist Dr.

Eci Nabalarua writes in her new introduction for this reprinted. Deuba: A Study of a Fijian Village by William R. Geddes Distance Education in the South Pacific edited by Richard Guy, Toshio Kosuge and Rieko Hayakawa Doctor in Vanuatu: A Memoir by Dr.

(Ted. Memoir—Deuba: A Study of a Fijian village. By W. Geddes - 4 No. 4—December, A Fiji-Indian rural community [by] R. Frazer; Koro: economic development and social change in Fiji, [by] R. Watters; Speaking out: commentary on political, social and economic issues in Fiji during the decade / Ethnic conflict and development: the case of Fiji / Ralph R.

Premdas; Deuba: a study of a Fijian village / by W. My Village, My World: Everyday Life in Nadoria, Fiji boys bure Burebasaga cassava catch ceremony chapter Christian classificatory cloth coconut community hall crabs crops cultural dalo Deuba district drink elders ethnographic father Fiji Islands Fijian kinship Fijian society Fijian village fish forefathers high chief household head.

This experience was the basis for his Polynesian Society memoir, Deuba: A Study of a Fijian Village (), written during the Bougainville campaign, and his University of London (Ph.D., ) thesis, `An Analysis of Cultural Change in Fiji’, written at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

In he lectured in psychology. Geddes, W.R. Deuba: A Study of a Fijian Village, The Polynesian Society, Wellington. Geraghty, P.A. ‘How a Myth is Born: the Story of the Kaunitoni Story’, Mana – The Archaeology of Lapita dispersal in Oceania, pp. –, Pandanus Books, Canberra.

Parke, A.L. ‘Late Lapita Site on Yacata, Fiji’ in C. Sand. Mayer, Adrian C. Peasants of the Pacific: A Study of Fiji Indian Rural Society, Nayacakalou, R. Leadership in Fiji, Tradition and Change in the Fijian Village,   Although some Fijian communities used sago extensively as thatching material during the twentieth century, it is quite likely that its use as such was learned from Solomon islanders in Fiji, as indeed the people of Deuba explicitly told the anthropologist Geddes during his stay at Deuba village, from to The Government of Fiji and the generous support of the Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, made possible a total of eighteen months' fieldwork and archival research in Fiji between andand this book is a revision of a doctoral dissertation accepted by A.N.U.

in. Fiji (fē´jē) or Viti (vē´tē), officially Republic of Fiji, republic ( est. pop. ,), c.7, sq mi (18, sq km), South Pacific. Suva is the capital. Land Fiji comprises c islands, of which some are inhabited. Viti Levu, the largest, constitutes half the land area and is the seat of other important islands are Vanua Levu (the second largest), Taveuni, Kadavu Missing: Deuba.

12 Draiba Fijian School 13 Fiji School for the Blind 2 Deuba District School Mr Viliame Ramumu 15 NUKULOA VILLAGE SCHOOL TPF LITIA VUSONIVERE. Book your hotel in Deuba and pay later with Expedia.

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Other sights in the area include Vunanui Bay. Fiji - Fiji - Cultural life: Fiji’s mixed ethnicity contributes to a rich cultural heritage.

Many features of traditional Fijian life survive; they are most evident in the elaborate investiture, marriage, and other ceremonies for high-ranking chiefs. Those ceremonies provide a focus for the practicing of traditional crafts, such as the manufacture of masi, or tapa cloth, made from the bark.

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Index. Memoir?Deuba: A Study of a Fijian village. By W. R. Geddes The Fijian Colonial Experience A study of the neotraditional The continuities of village life and politics 64 Apolosi R. Nawai and the Viti Company 75 fieldwork and archival research in Fiji between andand this book is a revision of a doctoral.