ISBN-10:
0824832973
ISBN-13:
9780824832971
Pub. Date:
03/28/2008
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
The People of the Sea: Environment, Identity, and History in Oceania

The People of the Sea: Environment, Identity, and History in Oceania

by Paul D'Arcy

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ISBN-13: 9780824832971
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Edition description: New
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Illustrations     ix
Abbreviations     xi
Acknowledgments     xiii
Introduction: The All-Encompassing Sea     1
The Oceanic Environment     5
Local Worlds: The Sea in Everyday Life     27
Communication and Relative Isolation in the Sea of Islands     50
Seafaring in Oceania     70
Fluid Frontiers: The Sea as a Contested Space     98
Across the Horizon: Interactions with the Outside World     118
Connected by the Sea: Toward a Regional History of the Western Caroline Islands     144
Conclusion: Reclaiming the Sea     164
The Maritime Historiography of Oceania     175
Notes     183
Bibliography     247
Index     283

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