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Libros Libros 1 - 10 de aproximadamente 44 relacionados con Christmas Island: An Anthropological Study.   .

Strangers in the South Seas: The Idea of the Pacific in Western Thought : an ...

Richard Lansdown - 2006 - 429 páginas
Long before Magellan entered the Pacific in 1521 Westerners entertained ideas of undiscovered oceans, mighty continents, and paradisal islands at the far ends of the earth-such ...
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Amazing People of Sydney: Inspirational Stories

Charles Margerison - 2011 - 183 páginas
Imagine you had to sail 10,000 miles to an island in the South Pacific Ocean in an old wooden boat. In 1788, that happened to over 1400 English convicts, colonists, captains ...
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Bulletproof Buddhists and Other Essays

Frank Chin - 1998 - 431 páginas
Frank Chin is perhaps the most instantly recognizable voice in Chinese American writing today. A self-proclaimed "transcendent Chinaman pagan heathen barbarian," Chin searches ...
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Bridging Mental Boundaries in a Postcolonial Microcosm: Identity and ...

William F. S. Miles - 1998 - 271 páginas
The South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu simultaneously experienced the two major types of colonialism in the modern era (British and French) and did so in close proximity ...
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Pacific Romanticism: Tahiti and the European Imagination

Alexander H. Bolyanatz - 2004 - 134 páginas
Provides a detailed description of European explorers' accounts of Tahiti in 1768 and shows that the romanticism surrounding that time was a result of the French people's ...
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Persistence of the Gift: Tongan Tradition in Transnational Context

Mike Evans - 2001 - 208 páginas
Tonga, the South Pacific island kingdom located east of Fiji and south of Samoa, is one of the world’s few remaining constitutional monarchies. Although Tonga has long been ...
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The People Trade: Pacific Island Laborers and New Caledonia, 1865-1930

Dorothy Shineberg - 1999 - 309 páginas
The story of the people of the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) and the Solomon Islands who left their homes to work in the French colony of New Caledonia has long remained a missing ...
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Penina Uliuli: Contemporary Challenges in Mental Health for Pacific Peoples

Philip Culbertson, Margaret Nelson Agee, Cabrini `Ofa Makasiale - 2007 - 284 páginas
This diverse collection of essays examines important issues related to mental health among Pacific Islanders through the topics of identity, spirituality, the unconscious ...
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Imagining the Other: The Representation of the Papua New Guinean Subject

Regis Stella - 2007 - 242 páginas
Much has been written about Papua New Guinea over the last century and too often in ways that legitimated or served colonial interests through highly pejorative and racist ...
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House-Girls Remember: Domestic Workers in Vanuatu

Margaret Rodman - 2007 - 163 páginas
Of all the Pacific Islands nations only Tonga has retained a degree of lasting political independence. It was Tupou I, the first king of Tonga, who established an ...
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