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Published by Target Oceania in [Canberra] .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Jennifer Terrell ; translated by Marta Langridge.
ContributionsTerrell, Jennifer.
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Open LibraryOL15360593M
ISBN 100959547754

2. Aldrich, Robert. The French Presence in the South Pacific — The Macmillan Press ltd-London Carrier, Jean and Achsah H. Carrier. When German Ethnographer Karl von den Steinen arrived in the Marquesas Islands in , he realized he had come about half a century too late. Ravaged by the effects of Western contact, Marquesan culture was only a shadow of its former grandeur. Unperturbed, he set off to painstakingly research and record the art and customs of the Marquesans. A new book on this subject braves comparison with the monumental study of Karl von den Steinen.2 On the whole, this one stands the test. I t is based on original field study, especially of the tattooing which is so prominent in Marquesan art that both authors have devoted whole volumes to it.3 1 D. S. Davidson, Aboriginal Australian and.


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Steinen, Karl von den, Von den Steinen's Marquesan myths. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Target Oceania: Journal of Pacific History, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Karl von den Steinen; Jennifer Terrell.

Von Den Steinen's Marquesan Myths Paperback – January 1, by Karl Von Den Steinen (Author), Jennifer Terrell (Editor), Marta Langridge (Translator) & 0 moreCited by: 5.Von den Steinen's Marquesan myths / translated by Marta Langridge ; edited by Jennifer Terrell Target Oceania/The Journal of Pacific History Canberra Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

work (VON DEN STEINEN ), and his masterpiece on Marquesan art and culture in three volumes (VON DEN STEINEN ). Theoretically, Von den Steinen was a man of his times, especially as evidenced in his interpretation of his collected myths as the metaphorical treatment of such natural phenomena as the sun and the moon.

As to be expected. Terrell, J. (ed.). Von den Steinen's Marquesan Myths. Pacific Studies 14(4), – In many respects the archeology of the Marquesan dog starts with the work of Karl von den Steinen [(II), 77–86].

Von den Steinen, a German physician with an interest in. quesan Myths ,Von den Steinen also produced a shorter account of his Marquesan field work (Von den Steinen ), and his masterpiece on Marquesan art and culture in three volumes (Von den Steinen ).

Theoretically, Von den Steinen was a man of his times, especially as evidenced in his interpretation of ms collected myths. ‘In the exhibition book, the author discreetly touches on the decimation of the Marquesan population that followed contacts with European travelers.’ ‘The work he examines is not the entire corpus of Marquesan art (which, of course, is still being added to) but the limited set of motifs illustrated in Karl von den Steinen's three-volume.

Steinen, Karl von den, []. Marquesan Myths. Edited by Jennifer Terrell and translated from the German by Marta Langridge. Canberra: Target Oceania and the Journal of Pacific History. Stewart, C.

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The Great New Zealand Myth: a study of the discovery and origin traditions of the Maori by D.R. Simmons The product image is photographed from the actual item for sale. $ Add to cart. BOOK REVIEWS women ’ was a Marquesan cultural trait ” (xi).

Von den Steinen’s collection does not bear out this negative assessment of Marquesan personality as evidenced by mytholog­ ical and legendary characters. True, as in much Oceanic folklore, main characters can. The Marquesas Islands were colonized by seafaring Polynesians as early as AD, thought to originate from dense population was concentrated in the Von den Steinens Marquesan myths book valleys and consisted of warring tribes.

Much of Polynesia, including the original settlers of Hawaii, Tahiti, Rapa Iti and Easter Island, was settled by Marquesans, believed to have departed from the Marquesas as a result more. Measuring 82 centimetres (32 in) high, and 90 centimetres (35 in) in diameter, the first tiki was a megalithic stone head representing an unknown ʻupoko heʻaka "sacrificial victim".Von den Steinen named it Opferkopf Manuiotaa ("Sacrificial Head Manuiotaa"), after the famous 18th-century Marquesan sculptor Manuiotaʻa from the Nakiʻi tribe, who is believed to have carved both statues and.

Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Steinen, Karl von den, ; Format: Book, Online; 3 v.: ill. ; 35 cm. Karl von den Steinen, the German author of important anthropological work, who contributed to the art of the Marquesas, describes in detail the Marquesan designs and their place in the body.

But the meaning of the designs is not clearly mentioned. In a way, it had to decipher this ethnological study to try to find the meanings. The German explorer and ethnologist Karl von den Steinen, who visited the isles inlisted over one-hundred and seventy individually named tattooing motifs which is remarkable since the tradition was "banned" by French officials approximately fifty years before that time.

For several years Karl von den Steinen, a German physician and scholar, searched the museums of the world for Marquesan artifacts.

In he traveled to the Marquesas, where he interviewed the oldest survivors and recorded their myths, legends, and rituals. This upsetting painstaking, von den Steinen would not stop it by boarding the boat that would take him to Tahiti and New Zealand: the researcher wanted to actually control guns Maori art to better understand and interpret Marquesan art.

On his return to Germany, den Steinen. by Karl von den Steinen (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $ 1 Used from $ The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and Author: Karl von den Steinen.

Plastik - Die Marquesaner und ihre Kunst and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In the s, German ethnologist, Karl von den Steinen, who had spent six months in the Marquesas inpublished his encyclopedic, three-volumework on Marquesan art, Die Marquesaner und lhrer Kunst (, Ia, b).

In his books, he reproduced a large number of illustrations drawn from many sources. These include most of the original. About this Item: Fachbuchverlag Dresden, Germany, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: German. Brand new Book. Von August bis Februar bereiste der deutsche Mediziner (mit Schwerpunkt Psychiatrie), Ethnologe, Forschungsreisender, Amerikanist und Schriftsteller Karl von den Steinen ( ) im Auftrag des Ethnologischen Hilfskomitees unter Vorsitz von Valentin.

ways of life of the Indians, Karl von den Steinen can be considered the first anthropologist to advocate for the Native American cause, inspiring a whole generation (Hemming, ).

The scientific importance of von den Steinen’s work is relatively well documented and analysed, but there is one aspect of his ethnological activity. Various versions of this legend can be found in "Von den Steinen's Marquesan Myths" ().

Tava in a Headdress of Leaves. Tava picked the leaves in the valley of Hanavave, where he found the remains of ancient paepae. The leaves on the back of the Headdress are 'awa. Hokule'a Anchored in Hanavave Within Swimming Distance from Shore. Karl von den Steinen: Publisher: New York, Reprinted by Hacker Art Books, Edition/Format: Print book: GermanView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Art -- French Polynesia -- Marquesas Islands -- French Polynesia. Tattooing -- French Polynesia -- Marquesas Islands. Art. View all. DIE MARQUESANER UND IHRE KUNST (The Marquesans and their Art), by Dr.

Karl von den Steinen. Berlin. We have received from the author the three large volumes in which this work is comprised. This is the result of an expedition, assisted by the Ethnological Museum in Berlin, made by the author in   Die Marquesaner und ihre Kunst by Karl von den Steinen, Hacker Art Books edition, in German / Deutsch.

- Explore Dan Roberts's board "Marquesas" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Marquesas, Marquesas islands, Hiva oa pins. - Explore Francesco Morena's board "Marquesas Islands" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Marquesas islands, Marquesas, Tribal art pins. An entirely new interplay of European art and Oceanic culture arises through the contrasts and harmonies as a result.

In addition the catalogue traces European images of these islands, accompanies Karl von den Steinen on an ethnological expedition, and invites. His Marquesan work stands out as an example of thoroughness and of critical acumen. In his younger years von den Steinen, because of his wide knowledge and his rare social gifts, exerted a wide influence, but as he grew older he retired more and more to his study.

His counsel was sought but he did not take an active part in scientific affairs. %0 Book %A von den Steinen, Karl %D %T Die Marquesaner und ihre Kunst: studien uber die entwicklung priviter Sudseeornamentik, 3 Vols.

(sp) %C Berlin %K Polynesia, Eastern Polynesia, Marquesas, mythology, folklore, cosmogony %0 Journal Article %A von den Steinen, Karl %D %T Marquesanishce mythen %B Zeitschrift fur Ethologie %V In fact, ei in Marquesan means treasure (Karl von den Steinen ) and also hei, humu, pona, as mentioned further above.

The etua or paki ei surrounds and envelops living beings (pokao te enana), to unite and protect them like angels; a role held by the spirit of the ancestors on a daily basis. Karl von den Steinen, Germany, from[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until ], Nelson A.

Rockefeller, New York,on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, – Rights Metropolitan Museum of Art Terms and Conditions Scanner. The Art Of The Marquisian This gallery is just a presentation of the ancient art of the marquises islands of polynesian.

it’s just examples, there’s a lot of different patterns and each pattern has a es Book Sources: Karl Von Den Steinen. Von Den Steinen ’s Marquesan Myths. Canberra: T arget Oceania/ The Journal of Pacific History.

Walter, R.K., The Southern Cook Islands in Eastern Polynesian Prehistory. Book. Jan. previous scholarship of Karl von den Steinen. Von den Steinen, who studied the Marquesan material objects in European museums during the late nineteenth century, traveled to the Marquesas Islands in in order to research for his Die Marquesaner und we KunstI from the early twentieth century.2 His exhaustive work with Marquesan.

Heretu Tetahiotupa: “The Marquesan culture owes much to the priceless work of German ethnologist Karl Von den Steinen. His prior experience studying Central Brazilian Amerindian peoples taught him the importance of language. As a result, prior to his arrival inKarl learned Marquesan.

Von den Steinen's books have been for decades the bible for Marquesan tattooing and even if among the three volumes only the first one is specifically dedicated to tattooing, any serious artist should read the three of them to get a more complete view and a better understanding of their purpose and symbology (the version available on Amazon is.

3 What is related here is part of the Kae myth from H. Lavondes, Redts marquisiens (Papeete ), E.S.C Handy (Marquesan Legends (Honolulu ), ) has another version of the story, and von den Steinen recorded two: 'The island of women' and 'Kae' Although more elaborate, these texts do.

Tattooed Marquesan Islander; from K. von den Steinen: Tatauierung (), i of Die Marquesaner und ihre Kunst (Berlin, –8), p.

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