A History of the Pacific Islands

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University of California Press, 1 sty 1989 - 239
History of the Pacific Islands marks the first time in forty years that a balanced and succinct introduction to the peoples of the Pacific islands has been made avaliable to students, travellers, and scholars. Dr. Ian Campbell's informed and balanced perspective illuminates the development of the rich and fascinating variety of cultures of the Pacific islanders and their experience with intensive European contact during the last two hundred years. A History of the Pacific Islandsis a bright, lively survey of the kind not attempted since Douglas Oliver's celebrated The Pacific Islands was first published in 1951. History of the Pacific Islands marks the first time in forty years that a balanced and succinct introduction to the peoples of the Pacific islands has been made avaliable to students, travellers, and scholars. Dr. Ian Campbell's informed and balanced perspective illuminates the development of the rich and fascinating variety of cultures of the Pacific islanders and their experience with intensive European contact during the last two hundred years. A History of the Pacific Islandsis a bright, lively survey of the kind not attempted since Douglas Oliver's celebrated The Pacific Islands was first published in 1951.
 

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List of Maps
6
Austronesian Colonization
28
Polynesia Trade and Social Change
57
Polynesia European Settlement and
83
Melanesia Sandalwood
101
Melanesia Missionaries and Colonists
116
The Politics of Annexation
136
After a Century of Contact
149
Colonial Consolidation
170
Planning a New World
186
Since Independence
212
Chapter Seventeen Looking Back
226
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Dr. Ian Campbell lectures in the History Department at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, where he teaches several courses in Pacific history. He has been interested in the Pacific islands since first going to live in Tonga at the age of seven.

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