Erich Scheurmann has not even stolen only the person of “Tuavii” to sell his ideas on The Papalagi; the very idea of his book is based on that of another German. Erich Scheurmann, a German novelist, in the s visited Samoa, then a German colony. When World War I broke out, he was interned until the end of it. Erich Scheurmann / Los Papalagi Discursos de Tuiavii de Tiavea Jeffe Samoano Originaltitel: Der Papalagi Die Reden des Südseehäuptlings.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Furthermore, the observations the Samoan leader makes are characterised by a strickingly obvious “innosence” and innocense here is very discussable as a term and an even more stricking honesty.

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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. A model attribution edit summary using German: But what makes this “warning book” even more interesting is the mostly unintentional humor that keeps eminating through its pages. In fact, most of the time we’d rather avoid it no matter how important it actually is.


Product details Comic Publisher: And what critique this is indeed. This book “Papalagi, Los” is the evergreen for me. Views Read Edit View history. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This Samoan who travels over the ocean to come and “study” us has no scientific interest in his mission. Showing of 2 reviews. A tribal leader of the Samoans leaves his island in the Pacific and comes to Europe to “study” the Papalagi the white man in Samoan. Exactly because this Samoan wants to talk to his people from a position of someone who can justify why he feels threatened he come sto Europe intent to watch every little detail, every motion, everything that the Papalagi does.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Read more Read less. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in German. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. He observes that the white man is obsessed with illusions, obsessed with things that keep eluding him either because they dont exist or because the Papalagi has made an art out of misintepreting mostly everything on this world.

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His motive is that he feels that his tribe is threatened by the influence of the “Papalagi” which he deems destructive. Supposing the viewpoint of the man who came to Western Europe from the island of this south carries out or, it may be strange to a man of today. View a machine-translated version of the German article. He attempts to explain all that he sees, doesnt stay on the surface, goes beneath it, and applies naturally the Samoan philosophy on life to criticise. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat There is no book with which this book affected me. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most of the things the Samoan sees are brand new to him. Upon his return he writes his observations in a book intended to be read by his tribe members. This book translated by a german anthropologist is a stunningly accurate study on western civilisation, as accurate as any of “our” scientists sociologists, psychologists etc could ever make.