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With 28 illustrations, this can be an anthropological learn of Oceana, with chapters overlaying Polynesia, Melanesia, Indonesia, Micronesia, and Australia. "IN the next pages we will search to give an summary of the mythology of the Oceanic peoples. even supposing convinced features of the mythic approach of this region, in addition to the myths of separate parts of it, were handled through others, the current author doesn't comprehend of any contemporary endeavour to collect all on hand fabrics from the entire zone, or to debate the connection of the mythologies of a number of the parts of Oceania to each other, and to the adjoining lands. The try out has been made to head over all of the myths of worthy which were released; however it isn't very unlikely that beneficial and demanding fabric has been overlooked."

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