Upon a Stone Altar: A History of the Island of Pohnpei to 1890

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University of Hawaii Press, 1988 - History - 320 pages
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Contents

The Other Side of Yesterday
3
Ghosts from the Open Ocean
26
The Terms of Trade
59
God versus Gods
87
Strategies of Salvation
113
Mesenieng
144
The Struggles over Ohwa
166
The Persistence of Tiahk en Sapw
198
Reaffirmation of the 1852 Land Grant to the Protestant Mission at Rohnkiti
216
The 1880 Missionary Deed to Mesenieng
217
The 1886 Deed to Protestant Mission Land at Ohwa
218
The Formal Proclamation of Possession of the Island by Spain with Accompanying Articles of Submission
220
Descriptions of the Two Spanish Proclamations Dividing Madolenihmw between the Chiefdoms of Kiti and U
223
Abbreviations
227
Notes
229
Glossary
261

Appendixes
209
Pohnpeian Clans
211
Pohnpeian Chiefly Titles
212
The Jamestown Treaty
214
Bibliography
277
Index
309
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About the author (1988)

Hanlon is associate professor of history at the University of Hawai'i and editor of The Contemporary Pacific: A journal of Island Affairs

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