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

By: Paul D'Arcy

304 pages, 9 illus, 9 maps

University of Hawaii Press

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #155476 | ISBN: 082482959X
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Provides the synthetic study of ocean-people interaction in the region from 1770 to 1870. This book emphasizes Pacific Islanders' relationships with the sea during a transitional era following sustained European contact. The author constructs an conceptual framework to examine the ways in which the sea has framed and shaped Islander societies.

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