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New Caledonia: Prisoners of Love

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/9780195162950.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter studies the French penal colony on the Melanesian island of New Caledonia and the ways that policy makers both imagine and instigate settlements and marriages for convicts with the hope ... More


Self-Determination Interrupted

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the history and nature of French colonialism and postwar decolonization, with particular emphasis on how and why the post-World War II development of local self-government in ... More


The Making of Christian Societies

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:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Visions of a Christian society in the South Pacific varied within Protestantism, as well as between Protestants and Roman Catholics. Some settlers argued for a secular society, as distinct from one ... More


Prisoners from Indochina in the Nineteenth-Century French Colonial World

Lorraine M. Paterson

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

From Equatorial French Africa to the penal colony of New Caledonia, the French administration of Indochina used various territories within the expanse of the French colonial world as sites of exile ... More


New Caledonia: The Experiences of a War Bride and Her Children

Kathryn Creely

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/9780824851521.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

New Caledonia was the site of a huge American presence during the Pacific war years, beginning in 1943. Gender relations between local women and U.S. servicemen were affected by preconceptions on ... More


Distractions from History: Redrawing Ethnic Trajectories in New Caledonia

Amanda Macdonald

in History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the incidental gestures of face-making and the landmark feats of history-making in New Caledonia, a Melanesian archipelago annexed by France in 1853, and how they complicate the ... More


Introduction

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book investigates the rise of Kanak nationalism in New Caledonia in the period after World War II, along with the events and factors that influenced it. It shows that the rise of Kanak ... More


The Kanak Revolt

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the Kanak revolt of the 1980s, a decade marked by violent confrontation as the would-be nation-state of Kanaky rejected being an overseas extension of France. It briefly ... More


Kanaky New Caledonia?

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the Matignon-Oudinot Accords of 1988 and the Noumea Accord of 1998, along with efforts at nation building in a globalizing world. The consensual peace accords of ... More


Le Bagne

Charles Forsdick

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0020
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The bagne retains an ambiguous status as a lieu de mémoire, in part because of its predominantly extra-metropolitan location, in part because most understandings of the institution rely heavily on ... More


New Caledonia: The Melanesian Tricolor

Ryan D. Griffiths

in Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754746
eISBN:
9781501754760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754746.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on New Caledonia, an example of a decolonial movement. It tracks the development of the movement since the 1960s and follows the different tactics it used at different points in ... More


Two Nations, One Country?

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the formation of two major political blocs that articulated rival multiethnic visions of the nation. In the 1970s, Michel Foucault advocated “an insurrection of subjugated ... More


The Kanak Awakening

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the emergence in New Caledonia of anticolonial protest groups in what became known as the Kanak Awakening of 1969. The riot of 1969 was led by Jean-Paul Caillard, Jean-Pierre ... More


Visions of Sovereignty

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the debates among New Caledonia's radicals over paths to sovereignty and the growing polarization between loyalists and supporters of restored autonomy or full independence. The ... More


Rewriting Colonial History: Transitions to Modernity (1946–2006)

Raylene Ramsay (ed.)

in Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832223
eISBN:
9780824871284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832223.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents extracts from the works of Jacqueline Sénès, Jean Vanmai, Catherine Régen, Ismet Kurtovitch, Claudine Jacques, and Alban Bensa. Among these are Sénès' Terre violente (Violent ... More


Building Castles in China

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the intellectual influences on the small cohort of Caledonian and Kanak students who attended universities in France and experienced the May 1968 student–worker uprising. It ... More


The Literatures of the French Pacific: Reconfiguring Hybridity

Raylene Ramsay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380376
eISBN:
9781781387221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380376.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Hybridity theory (the creative dissemi-nation, or restless to-and-fro of Bhabha's Third Space, or of Hall's politics of difference, for example) provides a number of notions that open up our ... More


Nation Building in Perspective

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter puts nation building in perspective and reflects on the New Caledonia radicals' legacy and future hopes. It considers how metropolitan French politics and changing regional ... More


The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

David Chappell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1853, France annexed the Melanesian islands of New Caledonia to establish a convict colony and strategic port of call. The territory's indigenous people remained more numerous than immigrants for ... More


Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Raylene Ramsay (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832223
eISBN:
9780824871284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832223.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the first book to present and contextualize the founding texts of New Caledonia, a country sui generis in the relatively little-known French Pacific. Extracts from literary, ethnographic, and ... More


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