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String-figures from the Gilbert Islands

H. C. Maude

String-figures from the Gilbert Islands

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Published by Polynesian Society in Wellington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • String figures -- Kiribati.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.C. and H.E. Maude.
    SeriesMemoirs of the Polynesian Society -- no. 13.
    ContributionsMaude, H. E. 1906-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 161 p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16714734M

    Gilbert & George never cook and always eat out. Back in , however, the artist duo hosted The Meal, an elaborate dinner party that included thirteen guests, Princess Margaret’s butler, a chef who prepared a meal from a Victorian cookery manual, and the guest of honor, artist David Hockney. Traditional Mathematics in Pacific Cultures. Kiribati (the Gilbert Islands), and the Caroline Islands (including Yap, Chuuk or Truk, Palau, and Pohnpei). String Figures from Hawaii.   Grimble writes of his experience living in the Gilbert Islands. Well it took me thirty years or more to get around to reading this little treasure of a book which grimblee sat on my bookshelves through many moves. There was a problem adding your email address. A posting which makes the ones I’ve had seem very tame. Return to Book Page. String Figures. Honor Maude. New Caledonia & Loyalty Is. 81p Traditional Architecture in the Gilbert Islands: A Cultural Perspective. John Hockings. Prehistory, island settlement, community settlement, kainga, mwenga, maneaba, articulation & use of space. p-illus-idx. ISBN 0 1. $16 Book About Custom/ Buka Na.


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Get this from a library. String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands. [Lyle A Dickey]. String Figures from Hawaii, Including Some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands [Dickey, Lyle A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

String Figures from Hawaii, Including Some from New Hebrides and Gilbert IslandsAuthor: Lyle A. Dickey. Inuit string figures reindeer, wolf, and pig. The following is a list of string figures, various figures which can be made using a loop of string, and which occur in games such as cat's cradle.

Most of the titles are translations and/or descriptions. 5 External links. Explanation of the format of these listings. The generic name for string-figures in the Northern Gilberts is wau, while in the Southern islands it is tai (cf.

Mangaian ai, Tongan fai, Maori whai, etc.). String-figures from the Gilbert Islands book The former is probably a purely Gilbertese term and is the only one given in Bingham, String-figures from the Gilbert Islands book while the latter is very likely a Polynesian word which has crept up through the Ellice islands.

String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands by Dickey, Lyle A. (Lyle Alexander), b. Pages: Return To The Islands book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. PRE-ISBN“ ‘At the end of [A Pattern of Islands] the author 4/5. String-figures from the Gilbert Islands O The generic name for string-figures in the Northern Gilberts is wau, while in the Southern islands it is tai (cf. Mangaian ai, Tongan fai, Maori whai, etc.).

The former is probably a purely Gilbertese term and is the only one given in Bingham,5 while String-figures from the Gilbert Islands book latter String-figures from the Gilbert Islands book very likely a Polynesian word which has.

Dickey, L.A. () "String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands." Bishop Museum, Bulletin (Reprint editionGermantown, New. In her book on string figures of the Gilbert Islands, Honor Maude calls the sequence the Banaban Movement, simply because her informants on Banaba Island had no name for it.

In her book on Tikopia string figures, she uses the native terms tao (hold down) and ta (manipulate) to name the sequence. Remarkably, nearly half of the 54 string figures. Solomon Islands string figures (String figures monographs; no.l) Bibliography ISBN 0 0 String-figures from the Gilbert Islands book 1.

String figures - Solomon Islands. Title First published This book has been published with the assistance of the REPUBLIC OF NAURU FUND Australian National University of theAuthor: Honor Maude. Preview this book» What people are The String Figures of Nauru Island Amwangiyo backs of little Caroline Extension centre of figure Eongatubabo Garsia Gilbert Islands Gilbertese index strings Insert indices insert into index Insert into little Insert into upper Insert little fingers Insert right thumb Insert thumbs island Jayne learnt.

This book addresses the mathematical rationality contained in the making of string figures. It does so by using interdisciplinary methods borrowed from anthropology, mathematics, history and philosophy of mathematics.

The practice of string figure-making has long been carried out in many societies, and particularly in those of oral tradition. String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands, [Vol. 1, no. 54] Rights/Permissions: The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes.

These materials may be under copyright. Cat's cradles and other string figures Joost Elffers, Michael SchuytBritish Columbia, Fiji, Fiju Islands, Gilbert Islands, Greenland Angmagssalik, Gujarat, Guyana, India, Kiribati,2 books Ruth Stotter, 2 books Ruth Oakley, 2 books Kenneth Pike Emory, 1 book Diamond Jenness, 1 book.

String figures from Hawaii, including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands, by Lyle A. Dickey. "String Figures and Knot Theory, the Origin of String Figures, and Invented String Figures." Excellent information.

Maude, Honor C. () For over 20 years she visited islands all over the Pacific and personally collected over a thousand string figures. During this period Honor Maude also continued her research and publications on string figures, an intriguing and exacting field of study to which she was first introduced by the book String figures for beginners that she read on the voyage out to the Gilbert islands as a new bride in 55 Honor C.

Maude and Henry E. Maude, String-Figures from the Gilbert Islands (Wellington: The Polynesian Society Inc., ), 2. 56 Haddon, Artists in String, Maude monograph on string figures (Maude and Maude ). an art form par excellence.

The booklet on Micronesian arts and crafts issued in is still a useful introduction (Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands ). The excellent study of Gilbert Islands material. The natives of the Gilbert Islands believed in a guide to the underworld who required the deceased to perform with him certain series of string figures.

In some locations, string figures also acted as good luck charms to help ensure a successful harvest or hunt. Previously uninhabited, the islands were settled by a thousand or so immigrants from the over-crowded Gilbert Islands, and now form happy, thriving communities, contributing their mite of copra to the world supply.

Gardner Island, or Nikumaroro, the southernmost of the three, is of particular interest. Nauru Pacific Ocean Flag African Solomon Islands Postcard First Day Cover and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at After a synthesis of the invariant and distinctive features between Chaco and Trobriands string figures corpora—that the book brings to light—this chapter raises the anthropological issue of the wide circulation of string figures all over the world.

Maude HE () String figures from the Gilbert Islands. J Polyn Soc Mem Google. Life and career. Maude was born in Bankipore, India. Educated at Highgate School from toand Jesus College, Cambridge, Maude represented India at rifle-shooting in He spent the years –48 working as a civil servant and administrator in various Pacific Islands, in particular the British colony of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, serving as Resident Commissioner from “The Colonization of the Phoenix Islands” appears as a chapter in H.

Maude’s fine book, Of Islands and Men, published by the Oxford University Press in As it is no longer readily available in print, we are excerpting this section here, with all due apologies to Professor Maude.

Date: 5 Jan From: Listener (Wellington, N.Z.), By: Spilman, Shern, INNZNAHalewood, Kevin, ?- INNZNABarton, Bill, INNZNA Description: Offers three short items in the 'Look' feature. Talks about string games and the types of strings that are suitable for these games.

Describes the cup and saucer string figure. Relates the mystery of the missing watches and provides the answer to the. Papers of Henry Evans and Honor Courtney Maude L. Grimble Papers Back to Maude Contents Summary page; This series has been digitised and can be found on the H.E. Maude Digital Archive.

Sir Arthur Grimble () was a member of the Gilbert. Cornaceae and allies in the Marquesas and neighboring islands. Brown, F.B.H. 22 pp. Volume Archaeology of Nihoa and Necker islands. Emory, K.p. [Reprinted ] Volume String figures from Hawaii; including some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands.

Dickey, L.A. Volume Fringing and fossil reefs of Oahu. The excellent study of Gilbert Islands material culture (in Nonouti, Tabiteuea and Onotoa), cited in the Bibliography in its original, German-language edition, is now available in English (Koch ). String Figures from the Gilbert Islands.

(Memoir 13). Wellington: Polynesian Society. Though the book notes that Oceanic cultures have. Maude H, Maude HE () String figures from the Gilbert Islands. J Polyn Soc 45 (Memoir n ∘ 13):1–40 Google Scholar Noble PD () String figures of Papua New : Eric Vandendriessche.

In Kiribati (Gilbert Islands) the three are seen as three fishermen. The Western names for the three stars are Mintaka (Delta Orionis), Alnilam (Epsilon Orionis), and Alnitak (Zeta Orionis). Kauluakoko ("Brilliant red star"; "koko" means "blood; rainbow-hued"): This red.

Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands. Honolulu: The University Press of Hawaii. (First published in by Macmillan Co., New York.) Dickey, Lyle A.

“String Figures from Hawaii, Including Some from New Hebrides and Gilbert Islands,” Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin Honolulu.

Dordillon, I. String Figures from the Gilbert Islands. in: JPS72pp supplement. UH PAC/GN2/P7/v, ML Q/P. a.- The Book of Banaba: from the Maude and Grimble papers, and published works.

xv, pp, ill., 26 cm, bibl Some text in Gilbertese with English translation. Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

Henry (Harry) Evans Maude () was a civil servant and anthropologist who spent eighteen years working in the Pacific Islands. Between and Maude served as District Officer, Native Title Lands Commissioner and Resident Commissioner to the remote Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony, a widespread collection of coral atolls incorporating the Gilbert and Ellice Islands group, the.

String-Figures from the Gilbert Islands. Maude, HC and HE. The Polynesian Society. An Annotated Bibliography of Oceanic Music and Dance.

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