The Pacific Islands (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Social Science - 304 pages
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"By far the best compendium on Pacific studies available today. There have been several attempts to imitate it during the past decade but they are either boiled-down histories or else reference works without any cohesive structure." --H.E. Maude, Australian National University
  

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The Islanders
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19141939
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The Dimensions of Change
87
Land
103
Souls
112
Coconuts
130
Sea Harvest
204
Mines
212
Bases
229
Losses and Gains
246
World War II
255
After the Battles
268
Epilogue
279
Index
297

Sugar
174

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Ethnography of the Pacific Islands: Polynesia and Micronesia
The Pacific Islands. 3. rd. edition. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i. Press. O’Meara, Tim. 1990. ... 14, 16 The Settlement of the Pacific Islands ...
www.hawaii.edu/ cpis/ psi/ anthro/ eth_pi_polynesia.pdf

JSTOR: The Pacific Islands
RICHARD SCAGLION University of Pittsburgh When The Pacific Islands was first published in 1951, it depicted the social and historical forces that had shaped ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0002-7294(199009)2%3A92%3A3%3C795%3ATPI%3E2.0.CO%3B2-3

Native Cultures of the Pacific Islands - Douglas L. Oliver - ISBN ...
A digest of the author's scholarly work on the cultures of the Pacific before contact with Europeans. It's a brief and illuminating overview of native ...
www.longitudebooks.com/ find/ p/ 793/ mcms.html

JBG: Cultures of the Pacific-Anth 184
First, we examine the natural environment afforded to inhabitants of the Pacific islands and summarize the culture history of Oceanic peoples, ...
www.lehigh.edu/ ~jbg1/ anth184.htm

Others: OLIVER, DOUGLAS L. The Pacific Islands. Pp. 313. Cambridge ...
Automatic download [Begin manual download]. Downloading the PDF version of: The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Christians ...
ann.sagepub.com/ cgi/ reprint/ 276/ 1/ 181

Staff | History Programme | Victoria University of Wellington
... (w ith Brij V. Lal) ‘The Text in its Context: introduction’, 1-14 ; ‘On Douglas Oliver’s The Pacific Islands’, 29-39; ‘Where the Waves Fall – or, ...
www.victoria.ac.nz/ history/ staff/ doug.aspx

American Ethnologist ae 0094-0496 American Anthropological ...
His earlier book, The Pacific Islands, was my first encounter with a general ... Oliver's goal is to provide a companion volume to The Pacific Islands. ...
www.anthrosource.net/ doi/ xml/ 10.1525/ ae.1992.19.3.02a00210

Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Islands Historiography ...
Apart from historiographie trends, changes in the field are apparent too in that only one of the reviewers is indigenous to the Pacific Islands, Jon Osorio ...
findarticles.com/ p/ articles/ mi_qa3654/ is_200707/ ai_n21033427

Honorary Fellows: Douglas Oliver
The first edition of The Pacific Islands also appeared in 1951. Since that time, generations of students and general readers have learned about the cultures ...
www.asao.org/ pacific/ honoraryf/ oliver.htm

Pacific Ocean - Wikipedia
Eight of these nations have achieved full independence since 1960, and the islands formerly within the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands have redefined ...
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