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Literature of Hawaii

Nathaniel Bright Emerson

Publisher: DigiCat

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This collection includes all the original songs in Hawaiian text, coupled with English translations. These songs are very much a part of Hawaiian culture and society, the texts showing roots in mythological facets, cultural associations, ecological backdrops, and even erotic imagery. 
Nathaniel Bright Emerson (1839- 1915) was a medical physician, historian and author of Hawaiian mythology. He is mostly known for the translation into English of David Malo's work on Hawaiian lore and customs.
Available since: 05/03/2022.
Print length: 350 pages.

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