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The people of the sea : environment, identity and history in Oceania / Paul D'Arcy.

Author/Creator:
D'Arcy, Paul.
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 292 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Oceania -- Social life and customs.
Pacific Islanders -- Social life and customs.
National characteristics -- Oceania.
Seafaring life -- Oceania.
Navigation -- Oceania -- History.
Maritime anthropology -- Oceania.
Oceania -- Environmental conditions.
Oceania -- History.
Ocean and civilization.
Contents:
The oceanic environment
Local worlds : the sea in everyday life
Communication and relative isolation in the sea of islands
Seafaring in Oceania
Fluid frontiers : the sea as a contested space
Across the horizon : interactions with the outside world
Connected by the sea : toward a regional history of the Western Caroline Islands.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-282) and index.
ISBN:
082482959X (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
62118235
Publisher Number:
9780824829599