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History of the Pacific Islands

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ISBN-10: 0333949765

ISBN-13: 9780333949764

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Steven Roger Fischer

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List price: $41.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/4/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Maps
The First Islanders
From Sunda to Sahul
Ancient Near Oceania
The Austronesians and Lapita
Into Remote Oceania
Archaic Pacific Islands
Melanesians, Micronesians, Polynesians
Regional Characteristics
'Mystery Islands' and Outliers
Oceanic Systems
Gender Roles
Social Structures and Warfare
Traditional Production and Economies
Belief Systems and Art
On the Eve of European Incursion
The European Trespass
First Outsiders
Britain and France
Sealers, Traders and Whalers
The Outsiders' Pacific Islands
Pacific Islanders and Outsiders
The Second Colonization
A Century of Displacement
New Zealand Becomes British
Tahiti and the French
Greater Melanesia
New Pacific Identities
Colonial Realities in the Early Twentieth Century
New Zealand Becomes a Nation
The Integration of Melanesia
The USA in the Pacific
Tonga and Western Samoa
France in the Pacific
Japan's Micronesian Colonies
The Colonial Legacy
Pacific Islanders in Transit
War in the Pacific
Islanders in Uniform
The Challenge of Peace
Towards a Freer Pacific
Myth and Reality
Reinventing Pacific Islands
The Nuclear Pacific
Independence and Beyond
Neocolonialism and Vestigial Colonialism
The 'New Pacific'
The Diaspora
Changing Economies
Women in the Pacific
Pacific Sport
Modern Pacific Identities
Towards a 'Union of Pacific Islands'
Selected Further Reading