Faults of memory in part explain the contradictions that appear in the ancient traditions, for we know by experience that "the heart is the most deceitful of all things.
When traditions are carried in the memory it leads to contradictory versions. One set think the way they heard the story is the true version; another set think theirs is the truth; a third set very likely purposely falsify. Thus it comes to pass that the traditions are split up and made worthless See All Customer Reviews. Shop Books. Add to Wishlist.
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Hawaiian Antiquities: Mo'olelo Hawai'i
About this Item: Hawaiian Gazette Co. Condition: f to vg. First English language edition. Quarto 10 x 7". Original printed wrappers. Frontispiece portrait of the author.
Rare first edition of "Hawaiian antiquities Moolelo Hawaii " by David Malo , a leading Native Hawaiian historian of the Kingdom of Hawaii who became a Christian minister and founded a church. Malo was among the first Hawaiians to study reading and writing with the missionaries.
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Although he was influenced by Christian teachings, he had been brought up under the traditional Hawaiian kapu system and his writings embody a worldview steeped in Hawaiian tradition. This engrossing study, tells of the material world of Hawaiians, as well as their origins, myths and beliefs. Ex-library copy, with stickers at lower and upper left corners of front cover, with bookplate on inside of front cover, and stamp on title page and at top and bottom edges. Wrappers age-toned and partly chipped along fore-edge not affecting lettering.
Previous owner's name and inscription in ink at upper margin of front and back cover, dated September 5,