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How chiefs became kings : divine kingship and the rise of archaic states in ancient Hawai'i / Patrick Vinton Kirch.

Author/Creator:
Kirch, Patrick Vinton.
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Chiefdoms -- Hawaii -- History.
Hawaiians -- Kings and rulers.
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Hawaii.
Hawaiians -- Politics and government.
Contents:
From chiefdom to archaic state : Hawai'i in comparative and historical context
Hawaiian archaic states on the eve of European contact
Native Hawaiian political history
Tracking the transformations : population, intensification, and monumentality
The challenge of explanation.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-265) and index.
ISBN:
9780520267251 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520267257 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
539082010