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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


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


When Civilization Destroyed Paradise

J. P. DAUGHTON

in An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter tells of the destruction brought by the European contact with Pacific islanders. It explains that the case of Polynesian depopulation offers a particularly revealing case study of how ... More


Exile into Bondage? Non‐White Migrants and Settlers

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Much of the functioning of the imperial economy depended on the movement of ‘non‐white’ migrants, especially indentured labourers. Some were recruited in the Pacific islands for work in Queensland, ... More


Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Lon Kurashige (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book explores international relations, migration, diaspora, trade, war, conquest, and historical memory within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first ... More


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

Elfriede Hermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book sheds new light on processes of cultural transformation at work in Oceania and analyzes them as products of interrelationships between culturally created meanings and specific contexts. It ... More


Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Brian Rutishauser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the history and economy of the region of the Cyclades during the late sixth through late fourth centuries bc. Although certain aspects of geography in the Cyclades remained ... More


Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1941 the Japanese military attacked the U.S. naval base Pearl Harbor on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu. Although much has been debated about this event and the wider American and Japanese ... More


Lines That Connect: Rethinking Pattern and Mind in the Pacific

Graeme Were

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833848
eISBN:
9780824870454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833848.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book treats pattern as a material form of thought that provokes connections between disparate things through processes of resemblance, memory, and transformation. Pattern is constantly in a ... More


Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Mac Marshall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Tobacco kills five million people every year and that number is expected to double by the year 2020. This book combines a search of historical materials on the introduction and spread of tobacco in ... More


The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

David A. Chang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699414
eISBN:
9781452954417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What if we were to understand indigenous people as the active agents of global exploration, rather than the passive objects of that exploration? What could such a new perspective on the project of ... More


Social Discrimination and Health Outcomes in African American, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander Gay Men

Rafael M. Díaz, John L. Peterson, and Kyung-Hee Choi

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a thorough review of the evidence regarding disparities that differentially affect the health of African American, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander gay, bisexual, and other ... 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


Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Laura Jeffery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This book compares the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with ... 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


Mobilisation in exile

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter describes the mobilisation of Chagos islanders in Mauritius. Chagossian groups have historically been united concerning their desired ends, with a shared focus on compensation and the ... More


Singing the homeland

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Displaced Chagos islanders are not only embroiled in political mobilisation and protest: they also participate in cultural expression in exile. This chapter illustrates how representations of a ... More


The politics of culture in exile

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Culture [kiltir] has been an issue for displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius for two reasons connected to the Chagossian struggle. First, in order to make a case for special treatment — ... More


Naked natives and noble savages: the cultural work of nakedness in imperial Britain

Philippa Levine

in The Cultural Construction of the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

By the middle of the eighteenth century, and as European colonialism became a dominating political force, the naked body had come to represent the savagery and backwardness of colonized and ... More


Conclusion

in Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361.012
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter summarizes the main themes covered in the preceding discussions. The main function of all naval administration is to provide the support services that enable warships to carry ... More


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