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From Missions to Churches

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

British and French missions and colonization were closely related. The pace of Christianization varied, for Pacific Islanders and Aborigines were not just passive recipients, but actively sought ... More


Aotearoa: “Land of the Long White Smoke Cloud”: Pacific Smoke Inhalation Case Study Number 1

Mac Marshall

in Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter chronicles and examines the effects of tobacco use—primarily cigarette smoking—on the health and socioeconomic well-being of Pacific Islanders. The “smoking diseases” were prominent in ... More


“As a Testament to the Faith of These Ancestors of Ours: ”Iosepa in Public Memory

Matthew Kester

in Remembering Iosepa: History, Place, and Religion in the American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844913
eISBN:
9780199332670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844913.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates Iosepa in public memory. It describes the restoration of the abandoned town site and the cemetery at Iosepa, as well as the commemorative activities at the centennial ... More


Racial And Ethnic Minorities

Carol Easley Allen and Cheryl E. Easley

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the impact of social injustice on the health of racial and ethnic minorities, the roots and underlying issues of this social injustice, specific implications of social ... More


Bikinis and Other S/pacific N/oceans

Teresia K. Teaiwa

in Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter suggests that the bikini bathing suit manifests both a celebration and a forgetting of the nuclear power that strategically and materially marginalizes and erases the living history of ... More


New Opportunities for Mission and Service

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Missionary expansion and consolidation continued, with French and German missions joining British ones in Melanesia and Papua New Guinea. Aboriginal missions were recommenced in Northern Australia. ... More


Who Closed the Sea?: Archipelagoes of Amnesia between the United States and Japan

Greg Dvorak

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

There is a profound lack of awareness among younger generations about Japan’s prewar engagement with the Pacific Islands, let alone other colonial sites, yet arguably, this amnesia is not a ... More


Violence in Early Maritime Encounters in the Pacific

Geoffrey Clark

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Above all, early meetings between islanders and Europeans in the Pacific were maritime encounters that frequently included inter-group violence. A tendency toward violence is noteworthy because many ... More


Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the geography, demography, and culture of New Zealand; the arrival of the Maori; the arrival of Europeans; the European settlement of New Zealand; the origins of the early ... More


The Coming of Humans to the Pacific

Patrick D. Nunn

in Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832193
eISBN:
9780824870188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832193.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explains when and how humans reached the Pacific Basin and spread across it. When humans first encountered the Pacific Ocean, the available indications are that they did not think much ... More


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