Journal of the Polynesian Society

Since 1892 the Polynesian Society has provided a major forum for discussion of a wide range of social, cultural, indigenous and historical topics related to the past and present lives and cultures of peoples of Pacific/Oceanic heritage, including those of the traditional cultural areas of Polynesia (including New Zealand Māori), Melanesia and Micronesia. The Society has a long-standing memoir series which is published intermittently.

The Society’s main publication, Journal of the Polynesian Society, is published quarterly (ISSN: 0032-4000, E-ISSN: 2230-5955) and ranks #52 out of 84 in global Anthropology journals, with an Impact Factor of 0.607 (Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports 2015).

Recent back issues (mid-2015 and earlier) can be accessed by clicking on the ARCHIVES link above, selecting the volume and issue of interest, and then opening the Table of Contents to select the article (and pdf) you wish to see.

The complete inventory of Journal back issues, from Vol. 1 (1892) up to Vol. 124 (Dec. 2015) can be accessed openly from our sister site at the University of Auckland Library

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