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Papua New Guinea

Benjamin Reilly

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook: Volume II: South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249596
eISBN:
9780191600012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Samoa since its independence in 1962. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Samoan political history, outlines the ... More


Walking the fine line: From Samoa with Love? at the Museum Fünf Kontinente, Munich

Hilke Thode-Arora

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores the conceptual planning, organisation, and reception of the exhibition From Samoa with Love? Samoan Travellers in Germany, 1895-1911 at the Museum Fünf Kontinente in Munich, ... More


Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Patricia O'Brien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is a biography of Ta’isi O. F. Nelson, the Sāmoan nationalist leader who fought New Zealand, the British Empire and the League of Nations between the world wars. It is a richly layered history ... More


‘Two branches of the brown Polynesians’: ethnographic fieldwork, colonial governmentality, and the ‘dance of agency’

Conal McCarthy

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on New Zealand’s Pacific colonies of the Cook Islands and Sāmoa, drawing on material culture studies and actor network theory to trace the relations between scientific activities ... More


From Sudan to Sāmoa: imperial legacies and cultures in New Zealand’s rule over the Mandated Territory of Western Samoa

Patricia O’Brien

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the role played by Major Charles Fergusson, appointed as Governor-General in New Zealand from 1924-30, in exerting British influence from its imperial centre to its colonial ... More


The Sibling Incest Taboo: Polynesian Cloth and Reproduction

Annette B. Weiner

in Inalienable Possessions: The Paradox of Keeping-While Giving

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076037
eISBN:
9780520911802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076037.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter first examines the elementary principles in Lévi–Strauss's theory of marriage exchange to show that although actual sibling incest may be culturally disavowed, it remains intransigent ... More


Wait for the West Wind

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the third basic adaptation for oceanic expansion by analyzing how, in 1986, Hōkūle'a sailed eastward across Polynesia from Samoa to Tahiti by utilizing westerly wind shifts. In ... More


Samoan Midwives' Stories: Joining Social and Professional Midwives in New Models of Birth

Lesley Barclay Utumuu

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter challenges the assumptions, still held in many postcolonial countries, that the migration and replication of a Western model of birthing is necessarily a desirable goal. It demonstrates ... More


Before the Storm (1926)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Examining the chain of events of 1926, this chapter sets the scene for the dramatic shift in the political situation that took place in late 1926. It tracks the friendly relations between Richardson ... More


“He is Not a Samoan” (1927)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the ongoing fallout from the rise of the Mau in Sāmoa and New Zealand. One major development was the founding of the Mau newspaper, the Samoa Guardian in 1927 and how this ... More


The Samoans

John R. Bond and Faapisa M. Soli

in People and Cultures of Hawai'i: The Evolution of Culture and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835804
eISBN:
9780824868529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835804.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes Samoan life and culture. In addition, the chapter considers the migration process of the Samoans to Hawaiʻi, and examines how they fare in terms of settlement in the Islands. ... More


The Samoan Mission

David O. McKay

Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher (eds)

in Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042850
eISBN:
9780252051715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

McKay arrived in Samoa on May 10, 1921 and spent time on all three principal islands—Savai’i, Upolu, and Tutuila. During his visit, he toured plantations, humble meetinghouses, and two of the ... More


“Hollywood” and the Emergence of a Fa‘afafine Social Movement in Samoa, 1960–1980

Reevan Dolgoy

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the development of a fa'afafine social movement in Western Samoa during the period 1960–1980. It examines the role of one particular space in the emergence of the fa'afafine ... More


Representing Fa‘afafine: Sex, Socialization, and Gender Identity in Samoa

Penelope Schoeffel

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines three anthropological theories suggesting that fa'afafine is a social institution in Samoa that function as negative models for the psychosexual reinforcement of masculinity, or ... More


From the South Seas (to 1939)

Peter Mandler

in Return from the Natives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187854
eISBN:
9780300189704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187854.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter traces Margaret Mead's roots and her early works on the Samoan natives. Born in Philadelphia, Mead was raised in an intellectual household, with her father an economics professor, her ... More


Coming of Age

Elesha J. Coffman

in Margaret Mead: A Twentieth-Century Faith

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198834939
eISBN:
9780191872815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834939.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In 1925, Mead traveled to Samoa for the fieldwork that would become her first and still most famous book. She sought to discover whether adolescence was always marked by “storm and stress,” ... More


Transforming Will/Transforming Culture

Jeannette Mageo

in Toward an Anthropology of the Will

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768870
eISBN:
9780804773775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768870.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses the history of missionization in the Pacific, which is also central to an analysis on will. It studies the introduction of Christianity in Samoa and how it could possibly have ... More


Converging Worlds: Sāmoa and Europe Clash (1883–1909)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter sets out the backstory of how Ta’isi was born to a Swedish father and a Sāmoan mother in 1883. It presents a sweeping history of nineteenth-century Pacific history and how this ... More


Sāmoa Evermore (1935–1944)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter begins by tracking the change of fortune for Ta’isi once the political landscape in New Zealand shifted when the first Labour government was elected in late 1935 and Michael Savage ... More


‘Something of a Profit and Loss Account’: Macmillan’s Audit of Empire and Aftermath, 1957–60

W. David McIntyre

in Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702436
eISBN:
9780191772146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702436.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Macmillan’s post-Suez ‘audit of empire’ in which officials considered which colonies were ready for independence and whether Britain would gain or lose by their departure. Three reports eventuated. ... More


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