The Cambridge history of the Pacific Islanders

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York, N.Y., USA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Oceania,
  • Oceania.

Subjects:

  • Pacific Islanders,
  • Ethnology -- Oceania,
  • Oceania -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [471]-493) and index.

Book details

Other titlesPacific Islanders
Statementedited by Donald Denoon with Stewart Firth ... [et al.].
ContributionsDenoon, Donald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU28.3 .C33 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 518 p. :
Number of Pages518
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1012155M
ISBN 100521441951
LC Control Number96052784

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A long-standing convention in Western scholarship was that historians studied. Ian Campbell's History of the Pacific Islands has been completely revised, largely re-written and expanded to bring the story of the Pacific Islands up to date.

It offers a cocise straightforward narrative in a clear, readable style, spanning the entire subject from the first settlement, through the centuries of European contact, to the coming of independence and the developments since then.

Cambridge Histories Cambridge Histories is the essential reference collection spanning volumes in 10 subject areas. Winding Up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands is the first detailed account, based on recently-opened archives, of when, how, and why the British Government changed its mind about giving independence to the Pacific Islands.

As Britain began to dissolve the Empire in Asia in the aftermath of the Second World War, it announced that there were some countries that were so small, remote, and. In John Terrell, currently Curator of Oceanic Archaeology and Ethnology at the Field Museum of Natural History published Prehistory in the Pacific Islands under the moniker of the Cambridge University Press.

The purpose of the book, as I read it, was to outline the orthodox view of Pacific Cited by: Asia, the Pacific Islands and the coasts of the Americas have long been studied separately. This groundbreaking history of the Pacific traces the global interactions and remarkable peoples that have connected these regions for centuries from ancient canoe navigators, pirates and seaborne empires, to colonialism, nuclear testing and global s: 'Steven Roger Fischer's History of the Pacific Islands is an excellent book that provides encyclopedic coverage of the field.

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“Islanders tells the compelling, sometimes shocking, story of the western world's impact on the peoples of Oceania before Using all the evidence now available, Thomas shows that the lives of individuals, both Pacific islanders and European newcomers, were profoundly altered as the contact became more persistent and s: 8.

History of the Pacific Islands marks the first time in forty years that a balanced and succinct introduction to the peoples of the Pacific islands has been made avaliable to students, travellers, and scholars.

Ian Campbell's informed and balanced perspective illuminates the development of the rich and fascinating variety of cultures of the Pacific islanders and their experience with. Full list of library databases for History. General histories. Campbell, Ian C., Worlds apart: A history of the Pacific Islands, Christchurch, University of Canterbury Press, Denoon, Donald et al.

(eds), The Cambridge history of the Pacific Islanders, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Fischer, Stephen, A history of the Pacific Islands, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan,   6 Spate, O.H.K., author of a masterful three-volume study of The Pacific since Magellan (Canberra – ), was a government consultant during the decolonisation of Fiji; J.L.

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A history of the Pacific islands by I. Campbell,University of California Press edition, in English. A fascinating re-creation of an Oceanic world, Islanders offers a new paradigm, not only for histories of the Pacific, but for understandings of cultural contact everywhere.

Nicholas Thomas is director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, and professor of historical anthropology, at Cambridge University, and has traveled widely in the. The Pacific Islands (Cambridge, MA ); J.W.

Davidson and D. Scarr (eds), Pacific Islands Portraits (Canberra schools, and then a jointly authored text book to promote Pacific History in schools and in first-year university courses. Written by 11 colleagues from several disciplines and institutions, it is still in use, has been translated.

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ISBN Nicholas Thomas, Islanders: The Pacific in the Age of Empire (New Haven, ). ISBN All these books (marked †. HISTORY The history of the Pacific Islands began thousands of years ago in Southeast Asia. From B.C. to B.C., peoples left the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian Archipelago, migrating to islands across the Pacific sailed in massive double.

Guam's history of colonialism is the longest among the Pacific islands and Chamorros are considered one of the oldest mixed race in the Pacific. In the Spanish formally incorporated the islands to the Spanish East Indies and founded a colony on Guam as a.

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Pacific Islands. A History of the Pacific Islands by Steven Roger Fischer. Traces the human history of nearly one-third of the globe over a 50, year span, taking the islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia from prehistoric culture to the present day.

The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders by Donald Denoon and Malama Meleisea. History of the Pacific Islands marks the first time in forty years that a balanced and succinct introduction to the peoples of the Pacific islands has been made avaliable to students, travellers, and scholars.

Ian Campbell's informed and balanced perspective illuminates the development of the. Nicholas Thomas’s new book conceptualises the Pacific as an ocean highway criss-crossed by the routes of incessant voyaging.

Foremost among these voyagers are the Pacific islanders themselves, not just those who migrated eastwards several thousand years ago in voyages unique for their range and rapidity, but those who from the late 18th century travelled across and beyond the.

The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN Munro, Doug. The Ivory Tower and Beyond: Participant Historians of the Pacific (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ).

Routledge, David. "Pacific history as seen from the Pacific Islands." Pacific Studies 8#2 (): The Pacific islands were one of the first areas to be evangelised after Europe and North America, notably Hawaii, which fell under American influence and was annexed by the USA quite early on.

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