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Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Jonathan S. Friedlaender (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The broad arc of islands north of Australia, extending from Indonesia east towards the central Pacific, is home to a set of human populations whose diversity is unsurpassed elsewhere. Approximately ... More


Animal Translocations, Genetic Variation, and the Human Settlement of the Pacific

Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents a complementary genetic approach to population relationships across the Pacific, utilizing information from animals closely affiliated with humans. It describes how the analyses ... More


Origins of Plant Exploitation in Near Oceania: A Review

Robin Allaby

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews the developing evidence from archaeobotany (including the molecular evidence) on the history of plant exploitation in Near Oceania. The old notion that most domesticated crops ... More


Y Chromosome Variation in Northern Island Melanesia

Laura B. Scheinfeldt, Françoise R. Friedlaender, Jonathan S. Friedlaender, Krista Latham, George Koki, Tatiana Karafet, Michael Hammer, and Joseph Lorenz

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reports the paternally inherited Y chromosome variation, following the same format as for the mitochondrial DNA. Using an expanded battery of regionally informative markers, this chapter ... More


International Migration, Identity, and Development in Oceania: A Synthesis of Ideas

Richard Bedford

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

At the turn of the millennium, new geographies and histories are being written for the thousands of atolls, reef islands, volcanic cones and continental islands that comprise the region termed ... More


Privatization Around the World

BERNARDO BORTOLOTTI DOMENICO SINISCALCO

in The Challenges of Privatization: An International Analysis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199249343
eISBN:
9780191600845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249342.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a description of privatization processes in the main areas of the world. Particularly, the main aspects analyzed are the following: the extent of privatization, measured by the ... More


Introduction Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

MATT K. MATSUDA

in Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter examines the unique ways the French empire in the Pacific developed historically in the 19th century. It proposes three basic arguments. First, that the French Oceanic ... More


Wallis And Futuna: Martyrs and Memories

MATT K. MATSUDA

in Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter studies love and empire in the Pacific islands of Wallis and Futuna through the killing and martyrdom of Pierre Chanel, a man who will become the first Marist Catholic saint of Oceania. ... More


The Lost Continent

MATT K. MATSUDA

in Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarizes the book's arguments and main lines of debate. It sketches out the debates on the nature of political, economic, civic, and sentimental life east and west in Asia, Oceania, ... More


Dark Paradise: Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Jennifer Fuller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413848
eISBN:
9781474422093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413848.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The discovery of the Pacific islands amplified the qualities of mystery and exoticism already associated with “foreign” islands. Their “savage” peoples, their isolation, and their sheer beauty ... More


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