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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


Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Elfriede Hermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book sheds new light on processes of cultural transformation at work in Oceania and analyzes them as products of interrelationships between culturally created meanings and specific contexts. It ... More


Imperial Flotsam? The British in the Pacific Islands

Bronwen Douglas

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0024
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter links contemporary British Imperial and colonial texts, produced in and about Oceania, to histories of British activities in the Pacific generally and in Britain’s Pacific Empire, ... More


Language

Paul Landau

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the effects of the evangelical concern for Christian missions for language, translation, and literacy. It analyses the Yorubaland in Nigeria and Kikuyuland in Kenya to ... More


Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Jeffrey Carroll, Brandy Nalani McDougall, and Georganne Nordstrom (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is the first to navigate the interconnections between the rhetorics and aesthetics of the Pacific. Like the bright and multifaceted constellation for which it is named, the book showcases a ... More


Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Morgan Brigg and Roland Bleiker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834593
eISBN:
9780824871697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834593.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is based on a fundamental premise: to deal adequately with conflict — and particularly with conflict stemming from cultural and other differences — requires genuine openness to different ... More


Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania

Diana Looser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839765
eISBN:
9780824869564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839765.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Remaking Pacific Pasts offers the first full-length comparative study of recent drama and theatre in Oceania. It opens with a general introduction to the field of Pacific Islands theatre produced ... More


Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Mac Marshall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Tobacco kills five million people every year and that number is expected to double by the year 2020. This book combines a search of historical materials on the introduction and spread of tobacco in ... More


Inalienable Possessions: The Paradox of Keeping-While Giving

Annette Weiner

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076037
eISBN:
9780520911802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076037.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book tests anthropology's traditional assumptions about kinship, economics, power, and gender in an exciting challenge to accepted theories of reciprocity and marriage exchange. Focusing on ... More


Introduction

Michael M. Laskier and Yaacov Lev

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the evolution of Jewish–Muslim relations in the modern and contemporary periods, the main literature in the field, and the components of the divergent roads taken by Jews and ... More


The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Ralph Crane, Jane Stafford, and Mark Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Volume Nine of this series traces the development of the ‘world novel’, that is, English-language novels written throughout the world, beyond Britain, Ireland, and the United States. Focusing on the ... More


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