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Solomon Islands

Jeffrey S. Steeves

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:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections held in Tonga since 1987. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Tonga's political history and outlines the evolution of electoral provisions ... More


From Agbebi to Diangienda: Independency and Prophetism

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter covers the growing independency and prophetism of Christian African Churches in the period from the late nineteenth century to 1960. The first section covers ‘African Churches’ in ... More


The potential of food regulation as a policy instrument for obesity prevention in developing countries

Mark Lawrence

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter analyses the potential of food regulation as a policy instrument for obesity prevention in developing countries. Following a review of the scope of food regulation, it provides an ... More


Summary and Conclusion

Robert J. Hommon

in The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter briefly reviews elements of the book and suggests ways the emergence model might benefit future research. Comparison of Hawaiian primary states with an array of Polynesian ... More


Changing Scholarly Representations of the Tongan Honorific Lexicon

Susan U. Philips

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Language ideology about Tongan lexical honorifics, or lea faka 'eiki, “chiefly language”, has changed over the past 200 years. The number of levels of honorification described, and some of the ... More


Postscript: Making Contact between Consequences

J. Joseph Errington

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In Tonga over the last two hundred years, lea faka'eiki, or “Tongan chiefly language”, has undergone change. At the time of initial sustained Western contact with Tonga in the late 18th century, the ... More


Joining the club: a Tongan ‘akau in New England

Ivan Gaskell

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/9781526118196.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines the place of Oceanic clubs in New England collections. During the nineteenth century, they occupied an equivocal position in the New England mental repertory as indices of ... More


On Anarchism

Cedric J. Robinson and Erica R. Edwards

in The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628219
eISBN:
9781469628226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628219.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

In this chapter, Robinson discusses anarchy and anarchism, William Godwin and the authority of reason, the Individualists and the Anarcho-Socialists, the “stateless” society, the Ila-Tonga and the ... More


The Ancient Tongan State

Robert J. Hommon

in The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Tongan kingdom of the early contact era was ruled by a triarchy consisting of a symbolic head of state, the Tu`i Tonga, and two active heads of government (hau), one of whom managed a central ... More


Disability and social suffering in Zimbabwe

Jennifer Muderedzi and Benedicte Ingstad

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents the findings of a study that took place from August to November 2005 in Binga District, located in North West Zimbabwe, towards the border of Zambia. As one of the poorest ... More


The Tongan 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/9780252042850.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

After touring the Samoan Mission, McKay and Cannon briefly separated. While Cannon sailed to New Zealand to secure their future travel itinerary and steamship tickets, McKay headed to neighboring ... More


‘Coming to the Most Difficult Period of Decolonization’: The Lady Margaret Hall Conference, 1965

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/9780198702436.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

On coming to power in 1964 Harold Wilson determined to wind up the empire. He told his Colonial Secretary Anthony Greenwood to work himself out of a job. Greenwood called a conference at Lady ... More


‘The British Empire is Past History’: Retreat from ‘Never’ Land Begins: Tonga and Fiji, 1970

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/9780198702436.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The influence of the Western Samoa and Nauru precedents and the UN mood of anti-colonialism lead the British government to extend decolonization into the Pacific islands. Tonga, as a protected state, ... More


An Encounter with Violence in Paradise: Georg Forster’s Reflections on War in Aotearoa, Tahiti, and Tonga (1772–1775)

Gundolf Krüger

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on young Georg Forster, who sailed with James Cook on his second voyage between 1772 and 1775. It describes how Forster sought to extract meaning from the material manifestations ... More


‘Limbo’, ‘Mezzanine Status’, and ‘Independence Minus’: Self-Government within the Commonwealth

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/9780198702436.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

An interlude in the 1950s following decolonization in South Asia, when it was still hoped that a self-governing status that fell short of full independence would be possible. For want of a suitable ... More


Tiptoeing among the Knowledge of the Bodies and the Bodies of Knowledge in Tonga

Gaia Cottino

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0044
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a journey among bodies of knowledge and knowledge of bodies in the Kingdom of Tonga. It seeks to gauge the obesity phenomenon in an archipelago that ranks fifth in the worldwide World ... More


The Fokisi and the Fakaleitī: Provocative Performances in Tonga

Mary K. Good

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/9780824838829.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how transgender and “hypersexualized” individuals negotiate their subjectivity and perform their identities in relation to each other by focusing on the fokisi and the fakaleitī ... More


Outwith the Law in Samoa and Tonga

Sue farran

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/9780824838829.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that transgender Pacific Islanders in Samoa and Tonga remain beyond or “outwith” the law in a number of ways and yet also within it when the boundaries shift. It considers certain ... More


The Isle of Sacred Coconuts (Niuatoputapu, 1976)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the author's archaeological investigations at “The Isle of Sacred Coconuts,” or Niuatoputapu, located at the northern extremity of the Kingdom of Tonga. The object of research ... More


‘Ruins’ of the ForestSocial Complexity and Tropical Cities

Patrick Roberts

in Tropical Forests in Prehistory, History, and Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818496
eISBN:
9780191917264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818496.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

The above quote from a recent Hollywood film presentation of Colonel Percival Fawcett’s obsessive early twentieth-century search for the remains of the Lost City of Z (Gray, 2016) highlights the ... More


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