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By Per Hage, Frank Harary

Opposite to universal conception and trust, so much island societies of the Pacific weren't remoted, yet have been attached to different island societies via family members of kinship and marriage, alternate and tribute, language and historical past. utilizing community versions from graph concept the authors study the formation of island empires, dialect teams, monetary and political facilities; the evolution and devolution of social stratification; and the advance of kinship terminologies, marriage structures and descent teams.

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