H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in black & white
Published Mar 2016
The overall purpose of this book is to provide a foundation for Samoan students to become the custodians of the historical narrative based on Archaeological research.
Preface; Chapter 1 Archaeology in Samoa – setting the stage; Chapter 2 The Pulemelei mound site investigations 2002-2004; Chapter 3 Prehistoric settlement patterns in Samoa - the Letoloplantation revisited; Chapter 4 Star- and chiefly mounds and ‘the house of the octopus’ – investigations of various monuments in Samoa; Chapter 5 Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Management and Education in Contemporary Samoa; Chapter 6 Archaeology in Samoa - Synthesising the Past?; Chapter 7 Conclusions, Further Perspectives and English and Samoan Summaries; Appendix I Table of Samoan Excavations; Appendix II Radiocarbon Dates; Appendix III