Barrow, Terrence. Art and Life in Polynesia.
Greiner, Ruth. Polynesian Decorative Design.
Bellwood, Peter S. The Polynesians: Prehistory of an Island People.
Goldman, Irving. Ancient Polynesian Society.
Highland, Genevieve. Polynesian Culture History.
Churchill, William. Club Types of Nuclear Polynesia.
Buck, Peter Henry. An Introduction to Polynesian Anthropology.
Gell, Alfred. Wrapping in Images: Tattooing in Polynesia.


Williams, Thomas. Fiji and the Fijians.
Washburn, Dorothy. Embedded Symmetries, Natural and Cultural.
Fijian artifacts: The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Collection.
Clunie, Fergus. Fijian Weapons & Warfare.
Tippett, Alan Richard. Fijian Material Culture.


Buck, Peter Henry. Ethnology of Tangareva.
Gifford, Edward Winslow. Tongan Myths and Tales.
Gifford, Edward Winslow. Tongan Society.
Gifford, Edward Winslow. Tongan Place Names.
St. Cartmail, Keith. The Art of Tonga.


Buck, Peter Henry. Samoan Material Culture.
Holmes, Lowell Don. Samoan Village.
Grattan, F. J. H. An Introduction to Samoan Custom.
Sutter, Frederic Koehler. Amerika Samoa: An Anthropological Photo Essay.


Kjellgren, Eric and Carol Ivory, Adorning the World
Steinen, K., Marquesas Inseln
Earnest Stanley Dodge The Marquesas Islands Collection in the Peabody Museum
Thomson, Robert, The Marquesas Islands: their description and early history
Handy, E.S. Craighill, The Native Culture in the Marquesas
Christie, Manson & Woods, James T. Hooper's Collection.

New Zealand

Edited by D.C. Starzecka, Maori Art and Culture
Hamilton, Augustus, Maori Art
Barrow, Terence, Maori Art of New Zealand
Edited by Sidney Moko Mead, Te Maori: Maori Art from New Zealand
Vayda, Andrew Peter, Maori Warfare


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Pictures of Tongan Life

Polynesian Cultural Center

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Bernice Bishop Museum

Honolulu Academy of Arts

Traditional Arts in the Modern World

Iolani Palace