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Pac.BL2620.M52G66 2002
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TITLE: Under heaven's brow : pre-Christian religious tradition in Chuuk / Ward H. Goodenough.
AUTHOR: Goodenough, Ward Hunt.
SERIES: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ; v. 246
PUBLISHED: Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2002.
DESCRIPTION: xviii, 421 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-392) and index.
NOTES: Machine generated contents note: ONE Theoretical Perspective -- TWO Chuuk and Its People -- THREE Traditional Chuukese Society -- FOUR Family and Kin Relations -- FIVE Personhood -- SIX Problems of Self in Traditional Chuukese Society -- SEVEN Spirit World and Human World -- EIGHT The Gods of 'Under Brow' -- NINE Other Gods and Spirits -- TEN Origins -- ELEVEN Souls and Spirits of the Dead -- TWELVE Spirit Mediums and 'Effecting Spirits' -- THIRTEEN Divination: Rituals of Responsibility -- FOURTEEN Bringing Breadfruit and Fish -- FIFTEEN Rituals of Health -- SIXTEEN Rituals of Crafts and Other Specialties -- SEVENTEEN Rituals of Courtship -- EIGHTEEN Saying Things with Food -- NINETEEN Rituals of Aggression: Sorcery -- TWENTY Rituals of War -- TWENTY-ONE Itang and the Rites of Political Power -- TWENTY-TWO Morality Tales -- TWENTY-THREE Overview -- APPENDIX A Guide to the Chuukese language -- APPENDIX B Illnesses Caused by Demons and Malevolent Spirits -- APPENDIX C Illnesses Caused by Activating Spirits in Sorcery -- APPENDIX D Illnesses Associated with the Breaking of Specialist's Taboos -- APPENDIX E List of Roong and Associated Taboo Foods -- APPENDIX F Moves in the Martial Art of Pwddn -- APPENDIX G An Itang War Chant -- APPENDIX H History of the 'Whale' -- APPENDIX I Names of Gods and Spirits and Names of Places in the Spirit World -- APPENDIX J Glossary of Chuukese Terms -- APPENDIX K People of Chuuk Cited as Sources of Information.
SUBJECT: Chuuk (Micronesia)--Religion.

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