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Solomon Islands and the Tension

Matthew G. Allen

in Greed and Grievance: Ex-Militants' Perspectives on the Conflict in Solomon Islands, 1998-2003

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the society, economy, culture, geography, and history of Solomon Islands as well as a factual and chronological account of the conflict. It first discusses some ... More


Kastom, Class, and Colonization

Matthew G. Allen

in Greed and Grievance: Ex-Militants' Perspectives on the Conflict in Solomon Islands, 1998-2003

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides the context for the voices of ex-militants by situating Malaita and Guadalcanal in the socioeconomic and political history of Solomon Islands from the early contact period. It ... More


Guadalcanal: The Contested Motherland

Matthew G. Allen

in Greed and Grievance: Ex-Militants' Perspectives on the Conflict in Solomon Islands, 1998-2003

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the origins of militancy on Guadalcanal, and more specifically, how and why militant groups mobilized to engage in collective violence against Malaitan settlers on the island. ... More


Continuities and Symmetries

Matthew G. Allen

in Greed and Grievance: Ex-Militants' Perspectives on the Conflict in Solomon Islands, 1998-2003

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines symmetries and historical continuities in the events and discourses of the Ethnic Tension in Solomon Islands. It highlights salient differences and similarities between the ... More


The State, Resources, Identity, and Conflict

Matthew G. Allen

in Greed and Grievance: Ex-Militants' Perspectives on the Conflict in Solomon Islands, 1998-2003

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838546
eISBN:
9780824871024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838546.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter challenges accounts that link the conflict in Solomon Islands to the greed and criminality of those who participated in it, arguing that they confound our understanding of its ... More


Suppression and Resistance

David W. Akin

in Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838140
eISBN:
9780824870874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838140.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter recounts the events surrounding the “Operation Delouse,” by which leaders of Maasani Rule were arrested. Early on the morning of August 31, 1947, three forces commanded by Donald ... More


The Solomon Islands: Off the Radar

Judith A. Bennett

in Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851521
eISBN:
9780824868734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851521.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the British Solomon Islands, both the military and the indigenous culture frowned on any intimacy of servicemen with the local women. The exigencies of the battlefield also circumscribed social ... More


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