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WRRCPR No.96-02 Water: Its Meaning and Management in Pre-Contact Hawaii

ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title WRRCPR No.96-02 Water: Its Meaning and Management in Pre-Contact Hawaii
Creator Franco, Robert W
Subject water management water use irrigation ditches water supply development fish ponds water rights processual cultural ecology ethnohistory pondfield terraces Oahu Maui Molokai Lanai Kauai Hawaii Hawaiian gods. Water -- Mythology -- Hawaii. Water rights -- Hawaii. Water-supply -- Hawaii.
Description Since Wittfogel's controversial theory linking irrigation with "oriental despotism," western archaeologists have focused a great deal of attention on early forms of irrigation and water management. During the late prehistoric period in ancient Hawaii, irrigation and other water management practices supported the sociopolitical evolution of a proto-state formation, and archaeological interpretations of these developments have dominated the literature. This report uses the archaeological data...
Date 1995-08
Type Report
Identifier Franco RW. 1995. Water: its meaning and management in pre-contact Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC project report, 96-02. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2927
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Project Reports 96-02
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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