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Samoa: A Selected Bibliography

Prepared by Karen Peacock, PhD
Pacific Curator, Hamilton Library
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
May 1997

(A selective bibliography prepared for a course, Pacific Islands Information Resources. The call numbers are for the Pacific Collection, Hamilton Library, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.)

Alailima, Fay Calkins.
Aggie Grey: a Samoan saga. Honolulu: Mutual Publishing, c1988. Pacc. DU818 .G74 A43 1988
Bousseau, Susan J.
Faa Samoa: yesterday and today, a resource guide. Sacramento, CA: Office of Criminal Justice Planning, 1993. 77p. Pacc E184 .S17 .B68 1993
Buck, Peter (Te Rangi Hiroa).
Samoan material culture. Honolulu: Bishop Museum, 1930. 724p. Bulletin no. 75 Pacc. AN101 .B442 no. 75
Ellison, Joseph W.
Opening and penetration of foreign influence in Samoa to 1880. Corvallis, Ore.: Oregon State College, 1938. 108p. Pacc. DU815 .E4
Eustis, Hamilton N.
Aggie Grey of Samoa. Adelaide: Hobby Investments, 1979. 216p. Pacc. DU818 .G74E87
Field, Michael.
Mau: Samoa's struggle against New Zealand oppression. Wellington: Reed, 1984. 262p. Pacc. DU819 .A2F54 1984
Franco, Robert W.
Samoan perceptions of work: moving up and moving around. NY: AMS Press, 1991. 386p. Pacc GN671 .S2F72 1991 Also HL.
Freeman, Derek.
Margaret Mead and Samoa: the making and unmaking of an anthropological myth. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1983. 379p. Pacc. GN671 .S2F73 1983
Margaret Mead and the Heretic: The making and unmaking of an anthropological myth. Harmondsworth; NY: Penguin Books, 1996. 379p. Pacc GN671 .S2 F74 1996
Gibson, Richard P.
Samoa 1830 to 1900, the politics of a multi-cultural community. Melbourne: Oxford Univ. Press, 1970. 457p.
Pacc. DU817 .G5 1970
Goodman, Richard A.
Mead's coming of age in Samoa, a dissenting view. Oakland, CA: Pipperline Press, 1983. 96p.
Pacc DU813 .M43 G66 1983a
Grattan, F.J.H.
An introduction to Samoan custom. Papakura, New Zealand: R. McMillan, 1948. Reprint. 189p.
Pacc. DU819 .A2G72 1985
Henry, Fred. Bro.
History of Samoa. Apia: Commercial Printers, 1992. 144p. Pacc. DU815 .H42 1992
Samoa: an early history. Rev. by Tofa Pub. Pago Pago: American Samoa Dept. of Education, 1980. 196p.
Pacc. DU815 .H44
Holmes, Lowell Don.
Quest for the real Samoa: the Mead/Freeman controversy & beyond. South Hadley, Mass.: Bergin & Garvey Publishers, 1987. 209p. Pacc. GN671 .S2H64 1987
Ta'u: stability and change in a Samoan village. Wellington, NZ: Polynesian Society, 1958. 87p. Pacc DU813 .H6
Irwin, George
Samoa: a teacher's tale. London: Cassell, 1965. 182p. Pacc. LA2270 .S3I7
Keesing, Felix M. and Marie M. Keesing.
Elite communication in Samoa: a study of leadership. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 1956, 1956. 318p.
Pacc. DU817.K36
Modern Samoa: its government and changing life. New York: AMS Press, 1978. 506p. Pacc. DU817 .K4 1978
Kennedy, Paul M.
The Samoan tangle: a study in Anglo-German-American relations, 1878-1900. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1974. 325p. Pacc. E183.8 .G3K46
Kramer, Augustin F.
Salamasina; scenes from ancient Samoan culture and history. Trans. by Bro. Herman. Apia: Govt. Printer, 1970. 127p. Reprint of 1949 ed. Pacc. DU813 .K9 1970
The Samoan Islands. Transl. fr. the German by Theodore Verhaaren. vol.1 Auckland: Polynesian Press, 1994.
Pacc. GN671 .S2K7313 Also HL.
Lockwood, Brian.
Samoan village economy. Melbourne. Oxford Univ. Press, 1971. 232pp. Pacc. HC687 .S3L6
Masterman, Sylvia.
The origins of international rivalry in Samoa, 1845-1884. London: G. Allen & Unwin, 1934, 233p.
Pacc. DU817 .M3 1934
An outline of Samoan history. Apia, W. Samoa: Commercial Printing, 1980. 1v. Pacc. DU815 .M37 1980
Mead, Margaret.
Coming of age in Samoa. New York: Laurel, 1968. 224p. Reprint of 1928 ed. Pacc. DU813 .M4 1968
Moore, Wilfred G.
Family in Samoa. London: Hulton Educational Publications, 1961. 82p. Pac. DU819 .A2M6
Moyle, Richard M., ed.
Samoan journals of John Williams 183? and 1832. Canberra: Australian National Univ. Press, 1984. 302p.
Pacc. DU813 .W55 1984
O'Meara, Tim.
Samoan planters: tradition and economic development in Polynesia. Fort Worth: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1990. Pacc. GN671 .S2 O53 1990
Orans, Martin.
Not even wrong: Margaret Mead, Derek Freeman, and the Samoans. Novato, Calif.: Chandler & Sharp Publishers, 1996. 190p. Pacc GN671 .S2 O73 1996
Picturing paradise: colonial photography of Samoa, 1875-1925.
Essays by Elizabeth Edwards, et al. Casey Planton, ed. Daytona Beach, Fla.; Cologne, Germany: Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach Community College, in collaboration with the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum of Ethnology, 1995. 149p. Pacc DU817 .P53 1995
Pitt, David.
Tradition and economic progress in Samoa. A case study. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970. 295p. Pacc. HC687 .S3P56
Pritchard, Mary J.
Siapo: bark cloth art of Samoa. Pago Pago: American Samoa Council on Culture, Arts, and Humanities, 1984. 79p. Pacc. GN432 .P75 1984
Ryden, George H.
The foreign policy of the U.S. in relation to Samoa. New York: Octagon Books, 1975, c.1933. 634p.
Pacc. DU817.R9 1975
Samoa Reader: anthropologists take stock.
Edited by Hiram Caton. Lanham, Md.: Univ. Press of America, 1990. 351p. Pacc GN671 .S2S54
Shore, Bradd.
Sala`ilua: a Samoan mystery. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1982. 338p. Pacc. GN671 .S2S54
Stair, John B.
Old Samoa or flotsam and jetsum from the Pacific Ocean. Papakura, New Zealand: R. McMillan, 1983. 296p.
Pacc. DU813 .S8 1983
Stevenson, Robert Louis.
A footnote to history: eight years of trouble in Samoa. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press, 1996. 161p.
Pacc. DU817 .S8 1996b Also HL
Stuebel, C. and Brother Herman.
Myths and legends of Samoa. Wellington: Reed, 1976. 175p. Pacc. BL2620 .S35
Su`apa`ia, Kipeni.
Samoa, the Polynesian paradise. New York: Exposition Press, 1962. 125p. Pacc. DU813 .S95
Sutter, Frederic K.
The Samoans: a global family. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press, 1989. 219p. Pacc DU818 .A288 1989 Also f HL.
Tonga and Samoa: images of gender and polity.
Ed. by Judith Huntsman. Christchurch, NZ: Macmillan brown Centre for Pacific Studies, 1995. 122p.
Pacc GN671 .T5 T66 1995
Tuiteleleapaga, Napaoleone A.
Samoa, yesterday, today and tomorrow. Great Neck, New York: Todd & Honeywell, 1980. 165p. Pacc. DU813 .T857
Turner, George.
Nineteen years in Polynesia. London: J. Snow, 1861. 548p. Pacc. DU510 .T94
Samoa, a hundred years ago and long before. London: Macmillan, 1884. 395p. Pacc.. DU813 .T9

American Samoa

Ahlburg, Dennis A. and Michael J. Levin.
The northeast passage: a study of Pacific islander migration to American Samoa and the United States. Canberra: National Centre for Development Studies, ANU, 1990. 94p. Pacc JV9290 .A55 1990
Berry, Paul C.
Education by television in American Samoa. Harmon-on-Hudson, New York: Hudson Institute, 1965. 96p.
Pacc. LB1044.7 B47
Calkins, Fay
My Samoan chief. Pacific classics ed. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1971, c1962. 207p.
Pacc. DU819.A1C3 1971
Gray, John A.C.
Amerika Samoa, a history of American Samoa and its US Naval Administration. Annapolis: US Naval Institute, 1960. 295p. Pacc. DU819.A1G7
Holmes, Lowell D.
Samoan village: then and now. 2d ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. 162p.
Pacc DU819 .F58H65 1992
Schramn, Wilbur et al.
Bold experiment: the story of educational television in American Samoa. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 1981. 244p. Pacc. LB1044.7 .S27
Setchell, William A.
American Samoa. New York: AMS Press, 1978. 275p. Reprint of 1924 ed. Pacc. QK473 .S3S4 1978
Sutter, Frederic K
Amerika Samoa: an anthropological photo essay. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press, 1984. 128p.
Pacc. f DU819 .A1A455 1984

Western Samoa

Davidson, James W.
Induced cultural change in the Pacific...Western Samoa:the final stage. Canberra: Australian National University, 1961? 108p. Pacc. DU819 .A2D33
Samoa mo Samoa. The emergence of the independent state of Western Samoa. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1967. 467p. Pacc. DU819 .A2D3
Duranti, Alessandro.
From grammar to politics: linguistic anthropology in a Western Samoan village. Berkeley, CA: Univ. of Calif. Press, 1994. 208p. Pacc GN671 .S2 D87 1994
Fairbairn, Ian J.
The national income of Western Samoa. Melbourne: Oxford Univ. Press, 1973. 215p. Pacc. HC687 .S33I513
Fox, James W.
Western Samoa; land, life,.... Christchurch, New Zealand: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1962. Pacc. DU819 .A2F6
Guilestrup, Hans.
Community development in Western Samoa.... Copenhagen: National Museum of Denmark, 1977. 217p.
Pacc. HN939 .Z9C64
Kallen, Evelyn.
The Western Samoan kinship bridge. Leiden: FJ Brill, 1982. 148p. Pacc. DU819 .A2K34 1982
Lawson, Stephanie.
Tradition versus democracy in the South Pacific: Fiji, Tonga, and Western Samoa. NY: Cambridge Univ Press, 1996. 228p. Pacc JC423 .L373 1996 Also HL.
Linkels, Ad.
Faa Samoa/The Samoan way: between conch shell and disco: a portrait of Western Samoa at the end of the twentieth century. Tilburg: Mudo Etnico Foundation, 1995. 94p. Pacc ML3770 .L548 1995
McKay, C.G.R.
Samoana: a personal story of the Samoan Islands. Wellington: AH & AW Reed, 1968. 177p. Pacc. DU817 .M34
Meleisea, Malama.
Change and adaptation in Western Samoa. Christchurch, NZ: Macmillan Brown Centre, 1992.
Pacc DU819 .A2 M45 1992
Rowe, N.A.
Samoa under the sailing gods. London; New York: Putnam, 1930. 339p. Pacc. DU815.R6

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