Hula: Historical Perspectives

Hula, a vital expression of Hawaiian culture, has gone through many changes since the arrival of the missionaries. This study traces its course over two centuries, from before European contact through modern times. It provides the historical perspective necessary to assess the role of hula, describing important legends, myths, ceremonies, and performances.

Pacific Anthropological Records 30

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Dorothy B. Barrère, Mary Kawena Pukui, and Marion Kelly
ISBN: 978-0-930897-89-5
Price: $16.00
Date of Publication: 1980
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 157
Binding: paper