Jeffrey Sissons, The Polynesian Iconoclasm: Religious Revolution and the Seasonality of Power (Review)
Oceania 85 (2): 243-244.
Today, one is asked to contemplate the end of the world on a regular basis. This seems to be an era of iconoclasm and iconoclasts in both the senses of image-breakers and radicals. It brings latter-day moderns in touch with a moment in Polynesian history when sacred chiefs encountered Christian missionaries. In this book, Jeffrey […]