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Table of Contents for
Persistence of the Gift: Tongan Tradition in Transnational Context by Mike Evans

List of Figures and Tables

Acknowledgements


Chapter One: Introduction—Recentring the Periphery

Chapter Two: Economic Development in Polynesia

Chapter Three: Social Structure and Organization during the Contact and Early Post-Contact Period

Chapter Four: European Contact and the Transformation of the Traditional Polity

Chapter Five: Contemporary Social Organization among Village Commoners

Chapter Six: The Island Economy

Chapter Seven: Gift Exchange and Ceremony

Chapter Eight: Conclusion—By Their Actions Ye Shall Know Them


Appendices

One: A Comparison of the Population and Demography of Ha’ano Island and the Kingdom of Tonga As a Whole

Two: Glossary of Tongan Terms

Three: Configuration of Households—Pila and Leti

Notes

References Cited

Index