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xiii, 181 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: Becoming cosmopolitan?
  • A cosmopolitan gaze towards migration studies
  • Chinese migration to New Zealand: Desiring place and desirable migrants
  • Cosmopolitanism and everyday life
  • Rooted cosmopolitanism and everyday encounters
  • Feeling cosmopolitan: Emotion, migration, and cosmopolitan sociability
  • Conclusion: Interrupted pathways to becoming cosmopolitan
  • References
  • Index.
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xxiv, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Foreword (PDF, 56kb) Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Totemic life 2. Terrestrial spirit beings 3. Water spirit beings 4. Plant food 5. Animal food 6. Water 7. Fire in Aboriginal south-eastern Australia 8. Watercraft 9. Shelter: housing 10. Clothing 11. Wellbeing 12. Healing 13. Trade 14. Space 15. Time Conclusion References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781486306114 20180917
Provides an insight into the environmental knowledge of Indigenous Australians. Indigenous Australians have long understood sustainable hunting and harvesting, seasonal changes in flora and fauna, predator-prey relationships and imbalances, and seasonal fire management. Yet the extent of their knowledge and expertise has been largely unknown and underappreciated by non-Aboriginal colonists, especially in the south-east of Australia where Aboriginal culture was severely fractured. Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia is the first book to examine historical records from early colonists who interacted with south-eastern Australian Aboriginal communities and documented their understanding of the environment, natural resources such as water and plant and animal foods, medicine and other aspects of their material world. This book provides a compelling case for the importance of understanding Indigenous knowledge, to inform discussions around climate change, biodiversity, resource management, health and education. It will be a valuable reference for natural resource management agencies, academics in Indigenous studies and anyone interested in Aboriginal culture and knowledge.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781486306114 20180917
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xv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Chapter 1 Introduction Communications, Personal Relations, Cultural and Historical Ties.- Chapter 2 High-Level Strategy.- Chapter 3 East of Suez Dilemmas.- Chapter 4 Operations.- Chapter 5 Manpower, Personnel and Training.- Chapter 6 Equipment Design and Procurement.- Chapter 7 Australia, Allies and the RAN.- Chapter 8 Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319927435 20180917
This book examines Anglo-Australian naval relations between 1945-75, a period of great change for both Australia and Great Britain and their respective navies. It explores the cultural and historical ties between the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the efficacy of communications between the services, and the importance of personal relations to the overall inter-service relationship. The author assesses the dilemmas faced by Great Britain associated with that nation's declining power, and the impact of the retreat from `East of Suez' on the strategic relationship between the United Kingdom and Australia. The book also considers operational co-operation between the Royal Navy and the RAN including conflicts such as the Korean War, the Malayan Emergency, and confrontation with Indonesia, as well as peacetime pursuits such as port visits and the testing of atomic weapons in the 1950s. Co-operation in matters of personnel and training are also dealt with in great detail, along with the co-operation between the Royal Navy and the RAN in equipment procurement and design and the increased ability of the RAN to look to non-British sources for equipment procurement. The book considers the impact of stronger Australian-American ties on the RAN and appraises the role it played in the conflict in Vietnam.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319927435 20180917
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xx, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • CHAPTER 1: RESEARCH THEMES IN PACIFIC OCEANIC ARCHAEOLOGY Defining Pacific Oceania Islands as Laboratories, Microcosms, and Model Systems Human-environment Relations Human Migrations Trade and Exchange Coasts and Islands Landscapes and Seascapes Structure of This Book References ã CHAPTER 2 REGIONAL CONTEXT AND PERSPECTIVES Geological Processes: Earth and Ocean Climate and Weather Patterns: More than the Humid Tropics Plant and Animal Communities: Natural and Human-mediated Historical Contexts Linguistic Histories Genetics Lineages Role of Archaeology References ã CHAPTER 3: SUBSTANCE AND SCOPE OF PACIFIC OCEANIC ARCHAEOLOGY Range of Materials and Questions Framework of Cultural Chronologies References ã CHAPTER 4: HUNTER-GATHERER TRADITIONS IN THE WESTERN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION Expedient Chipped Tools Edge-grinding and Other Formal Developments Microliths and Small Flaked Stone Tool Traditions Stemmed Tools Adzes Plant Foods Animal Life Burial Practice Patterns of Resource Use References ã CHAPTER 5: FOLLOWING THE ASIA-PACIFIC POTTERY TRAIL, 4000 THROUGH 800 B.C. Perspectives and Scales of Origins Pottery as a Diagnostic Element of an Archaeological Horizon Possible Early Pottery in Borneo Coastal China Taiwan Philippines Indonesia Mariana Islands Bismarck Archipelago Southern Melanesia and West Polynesia New Guinea Palau Tracking the Pottery Trail References ã CHAPTER 6: FIRST CONTACT WITH THE REMOTE OCEANIC ENVIRONMENT: THE MARIANA ISLANDS AT 1500 B.C. Earliest Marianas Sites Migration and Settlement Process Successful Settlement and Viability Situating Earliest Marianas Settlement in the Asia-Pacific Region References ã CHAPTER 7: A SIEGE OF ECOLOGICAL IMPERIALISM: LAPITA INVASIONS, 1100 THROUGH 800 B.C. Meaning of Lapita? Linguistic Perspective Human Biology and Genetics Transported Landscapes Lapita Contemporaries References ã CHAPTER 8: THE END OF AN ERA: ADJUSTING TO CHANGING COASTLINES, 1100 THROUGH 500 B.C. Coastal Morphologies and Ecologies Shifting Contexts in Nature and Society References ã CHAPTER 9: A BROAD-SPECTRUM REVOLUTION? 500 B.C. THROUGH A.D. 100 Ecological Zones in Large and Small Islands Roles of Fishing, Foraging, and Farming Sustainability, Resilience, and Collapse References ã CHAPTER 10: THE ATOLL HIGHWAY OF MICRONESIA, A.D. 100 THROUGH 500 Early Site Contexts Inter-island Connectivity Contributions of Micronesia in Pacific-wide Voyaging References ã CHAPTER 11: ETHNOGENESIS AND POLYGENESIS, A.D. 500 THROUGH 1000 The Dying Art of Pottery and Other Cultural Transformations Changing House Forms and Settlement Systems References ã CHAPTER 12: AN A.D. 1000 EVENT? FORMALIZATION OF CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS Monuments and Monumental Traditions Indexing and Profiling Monumentality Stonework Villages Everlasting Burials Religious Complexes and Components Linking Lands and Lineages Climate Stability and Instability References ã CHAPTER 13: EXPANSION AND INTENSIFICATION, A.D. 1000 THROUGH 1800 Processes of Expansion and Intensification Expanding to the Margins of Pacific Oceania Field Systems Animal Foods Interaction and Exchange Networks Population Growth and Climate Change Making and Re-making Chiefdoms Warfare Inside and Outside a Globalized Economy References ã CHAPTER 14: LIVING WITH THE PAST: LIFE, LORE, AND LANDSCAPE IN PACIFIC OCEANIA Overview of Trends and Patterns Long-term Continuity and Transformation Future Directions of Enhancing Archaeological Values References ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã ã .
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138097131 20180514
This book integrates a region-wide chronological narrative of the archaeology of Pacific Oceania. How and why did this vast sea of islands, covering nearly one-third of the world's surface, come to be inhabited over the last several millennia, transcending significant change in ecology, demography, and society? What can any or all of the thousands of islands offer as ideal model systems toward comprehending globally significant issues of human-environment relations and coping with changing circumstances of natural and cultural history? A new synthesis of Pacific Oceanic archaeology addresses these questions, based largely on the author's investigations throughout the diverse region.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138097131 20180514
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1 streaming video file (52 min.) : digital, sound, color with black and white sequences
Describes the culture and traditional way of life of the Dani amd Asmat, indigenous peoples of West Papua (Irian Jaya), and the social, political and environmental upheaval they have endured since the beginning of Indonesian rule in 1963 and continue to endure due to Indonesia's use of tribal land for minerals extraction and the re-settlement of Indonesia's surplus population. Outlines their continuing struggle for social justice and self-determination.
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x, 237 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1. Origins of the Warlpiri diaspora Chapter 2. 'Getting Away': Reasons and Pathways Chapter 3. Making Alice Springs a Warlpiri Place Chapter 4. Warlpiri Women of Adelaide Chapter 5. Ambivalent Homecomings and the Politics of Home and Away Chapter 6. Conclusion: Bold Matriarchs and the Prospects for Cosmopolitan 'Orbiting' References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785333880 20180917
Some indigenous people, while remaining attached to their traditional homelands, leave them to make a new life for themselves in white towns and cities, thus constituting an "indigenous diaspora". This innovative book is the first ethnographic account of one such indigenous diaspora, the Warlpiri, whose traditional hunter-gatherer life has been transformed through their dispossession and involvement with ranchers, missionaries, and successive government projects of recognition. By following several Warlpiri matriarchs into their new locations, far from their home settlements, this book explores how they sustained their independent lives, and examines their changing relationship with the traditional culture they represent.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785333880 20180917
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xix, 142 pages ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: Journey to the Land Down Under and a Brief Shining Light Chapter 1: NCS Harold E. Holt: An American Cold War Outpost Chapter 2: Gough Whitlam: The Death of an Australian Politician Part II: The Great Unknown - Australia and America and the Indo-Pacific Chapter 3: Red Sky in Morning, Australia Take Warning Chapter 4: The Epochal Moment Arrives in the Indo-Pacific: America, Australia, China and the Quest for Peace and Prosperity Appendix: Australia, the Indo-Pacific, and the American Empire Bibliography About the Author.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739181546 20180903
In 2018, Australia finds itself at the center of a geopolitical storm within the Indo-Pacific region. With the meteoric rise of China and the perceived decline of U.S. influence and power in East Asia, Australia is faced with some rather difficult and uncomfortable questions concerning its economic future and its national security. Historically, Australia has always had a major power as its key ally, especially in terms of its national security. In 1901, Australia became a self-governing nation. However, Great Britain continued to protect Australia from potential external enemies, because Australia remained an important and valued commonwealth nation within the British empire. However, at the beginning of the Pacific War during WWII, Australia reached out to America after the British colony Singapore collapsed in the face of the oncoming and powerful Japanese imperial military forces in February 1942. With the empire of Japan marching southward in the Pacific region, Australian prime minister John Curtin anxiously requested, in late-December 1941, that America come save the nation from being invaded by the Japanese imperial army and naval forces. Due to its own strategic needs against Japan, the U.S. agreed to send its military forces to Australia. Thus, began a geostrategic relationship that has lasted for seventy-five years. Hence, Australia has remained one of America's most reliable allies throughout the post-WWII era. But, at the end of the second decade of the 21st century, the geostrategic dynamics of the Indo-Pacific have changed dramatically. China's unprecedented rise to power- economically, militarily and diplomatically-has forced Australia to reevaluate its policies and position within the East Asian hemisphere. And, to further complicate Australia's current predicament, America itself is experiencing a major political upheaval with the stunning election of Donald Trump as its new president in 2016. Henceforth, Australia increasingly finds itself in uncharted waters-geopolitically. Australians are confronted with the irrefutable reality that they are living not only in the most pivotal region of the world, but one that is in the midst of an historic transformation. In essence, Australia finds itself at the center of a geostrategic storm.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739181546 20180903
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x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: THINKING WHAT WE ARE DOING Chapter 1. Walkers of the Everyday PART II: EMPLACEMENT Chapter 2. Placing Somalia Chapter 3. Living One-Eyed Chapter 4. An Accidental Move Chapter 5. Home-Building Chapter 6. Homewards PART III: DISPLACEMENT Chapter 7. At Home in the Universe Chapter 8. Gendered Dis/Emplacements Chapter 9. Displaced Stories Chapter 10. Placeless Dreams Final Juncture: Concluding Words Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785338496 20180806
Exploring the lifeworlds of Halima, Omar and Mohamed, three middle-aged Somalis living in Melbourne, Australia, the author discusses the interrelated meanings of emplacement and displacement as experienced in people's everyday lives. Through their experiences of displacement and placemaking, Being-Here examines the figure of the refugee as a metaphor for societal alienation and estrangement, and moves anthropological theory towards a new understanding of the crucial existential links between Sein (Being) and Da (Here).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785338496 20180806
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vi, 226 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
  • Polynesia is a project, not a place : Polynesian proximities to whiteness in Cloud atlas and beyond / Maile Arvin
  • Mixed-race Hollywood, Hawaiian style / Camilla Fojas
  • "I no eat dog, k" : humor, hazing, and multicultural settler colonialism / Roderick N. Labrador
  • "Eh! where you from?" : questions of place, race, and identity in contemporary Hawaiʻi / John P. Rosa
  • Race and/or ethnicity in Hawaiʻi : what's the difference and what difference does it make? / Jonathan Y. Okamura
  • The racial imperative : rereading Hawaiʻi's history and Black-Hawaiian relations through the perspective of Black residents / Nitasha Tamar Sharma
  • Local boy, East Coast sensibilities / Christopher Joseph Lopa
  • "Latino threat in the 808?" : Mexican migration and the politics of race in Hawaiʻi / Rudy P. Guevarra Jr.
  • Local haole? : whites, racial and imperial loyalties, and membership in Hawaiʻi / Paul Spickard
  • Reconnecting our roots : navigating the turbulent waters of health-care policy for Micronesians in Hawaiʻi / Joakim Peter, Wayne Chung Tanaka, and Aiko Yamashiro.
Written by scholars of various disciplines, the essays in this volume dig beneath the veneer of Hawai`i's myth as a melting pot paradise to uncover historical and complicated cross-racial dynamics. Race is not the primary paradigm through which Hawai`i is understood. Instead, ethnic difference is celebrated as a sign of multicultural globalism that designates Hawai`i as the crossroads of the Pacific. Racial inequality is disruptive to the tourist image of the islands. It ruptures the image of tolerance, diversity, and happiness upon which tourism, business, and so many other vested transnational interests in the islands are based. The contributors of this interdisciplinary volume reconsider Hawai`i as a model of ethnic and multiracial harmony through the lens of race in their analysis of historical events, group relations and individual experiences, and humor, among other focal points. Beyond Ethnicity examines the dynamics between race, ethnicity, and indigeneity to challenge the primacy of ethnicity and cultural practices for examining difference in the islands while recognizing the significant role of settler colonialism in the islands. This original and thought-provoking volume reveals what a racial analysis illuminates about the current political configuration of the islands and in so doing, challenges how we conceptualize race on the continent. Recognizing the ways that Native Hawaiians or Kanaka Maoli are impacted by shifting, violent, and hierarchical colonial structures that include racial inequalities, the editors and contributors explore questions of personhood and citizenship through language, land, labor, and embodiment. By admitting to these tensions and ambivalences, the editors set the pace and tempo of powerfully argued essays that engage with the various ways that Kanaka Maoli and the influx of differentially racialized settlers continue to shift the social, political, and cultural terrains of the Hawaiian Islands over time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824869885 20180514
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xiii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • List of tables and figures Acknowledgments List of abbreviations 1. Chapter 1: Introduction: A personal journey - Approaching the topic 2. Chapter 2: Chinese modernity and New Zealand's opening up - Perspectives from both immigrant sending and receiving countries 3. Chapter 3: Re-grounding "transnationalism" in theories and practices 4. Chapter 4: Changing family strategies and onward movements 5. Chapter 5: Conceptualisation of "home", identity, sense of belonging and citizenship 6. Chapter 6: Does the economic factor still matter? - Trans-Tasman migration of new PRC migrants 7. Chapter 7: Point of return - A quantitative data analysis from a comparative perspective 8. Chapter 8: "Local" or "Global"? - Situating Chinese transnational migration in the world migration system and global modernity Appendixes Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138218055 20180508
The term `circulatory transnational migration' best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants - that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. `Return migration', `step migration' to a third destination and the `astronauting' strategy are all included within this circulatory migration movement wherein `returning' to the country of origin does not always mean to settle back to the homeland permanently; while `step migration' also does not necessarily mean to re-migrate to a third destination country for a permanent purpose. Liu takes a longitudinal perspective to study Chinese migrants' transnational movements and looks at their transnational migratory movements as a family matter and progressive and dynamic process, using New Zealand as a primary case study. She examines Chinese migrants' initial motives for immigrating to New Zealand; the driving forces behind their adoption of a transnational lifestyle which includes leaving New Zealand to return to China, moving to a third country - typically Australia - or commuting across borders; family-related considerations; inter-generational dynamics in transnational migration; as well as their future movement intentions. Liu also discusses Chinese migrants' conceptualisation of `home', citizenship, identity, and sense of belonging to provide a deeper understanding of their transnational migratory experiences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138218055 20180508
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xiii, 242 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
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xix, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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529 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Préface / Alain Rollat -- 1970-1974 Secrétaire général du Territoire -- La folie du boom du nickel -- Et les Mélanésiens ? -- Un dossier révélateur -- Les Foulards rouges et l'Union multiraciale -- Premières décisions en faveur des jeunes et des Mélanésiens -- Les crises de 1972 : le nickel et l'Union calédonienne -- Les élections du 10 septembre 1972 à l'Assemblée territoriale -- La fin du règne de l'Union calédonienne -- Les premières actions en faveur des jeunes et des Mélanésiens -- Les élections législatives de mars 1973 : dernier succès de l'Union calédonienne -- Dernier combat contre l'Union calédonienne -- L'élection de Yann Céléné Uregeï à la présidence de l'Assemblée -- Vers une politique de promotion mélanésienne -- Le retour au politique et le rapport Iekawé -- Fin de mission -- 1974-1981 L'illusion d'une décolonisation fraternelle -- "Sociologie d'une colonisation" : réflexions sur l'histoire politique de la Nouvelle-Calédonie depuis 1945 -- Révision de l'histoire de l'Union calédonienne -- 1975, de l'autonomie à l'indépendance -- Le FADIL et Mélanésia 2000 -- "Du nickel et des hommes" -- Le statut Stirn -- 1977, l'échec du projet de loi Lafleur-Foyer -- Le congrès de Bourail -- 1978 ou le combat perdu de la politique de promotion mélanésienne contre l'indépendance -- 1979, la fin des illusions : l'Union calédonienne refuse le plan Dijoud -- La radicalisation de 1980 -- 1981-1984 La crise de confiance et l'insurrection kanak de novembre 1984 -- L'assassinat de Pierre Declercq -- Les ordonnances Emmanuelli et le gouvernement Tjibaou (1981-1982) -- Georges Lemoine et Nainville-les-Roches -- "Un statut de large autonomie, évolutif et transitoire." -- Le comité État-Territoire -- Autonomie contre indépendance, l'incompréhension -- Le vote du statut : la rupture -- La gestion de l'impossible -- Du boycott actif des élections à l'insurrection kanak -- 1985-1986 L'indépendance-association et le statut Fabius -- Les funérailles à Tiendanite -- La rencontre Pisani-Tjibaou -- Vers l'indépendance-association -- "La France ou bien l'indépendance", l'indépendance-association -- La campagne contre Pisani -- Retour sur un épisode hautement symbolique de la décolonisation de la Nouvelle-Calédonie -- Le plan Fabius -- Edgard Pisani ministre, du 24 mai au 15 novembre 1985 -- Jeu de rôles et réflexions autour de l'indépendance-association -- La loi Pisani au Sénat -- Les élections du 29 septembre -- L'installation des institutions et les ordonnances -- L'après-Pisani et les élections législatives du 16 mars 1986 -- 1986-1988 La cohabitation, le retour de "la loi des Blancs", le drame d'Ouvéa -- La bataille des déclarations et des communiqués -- La revanche institutionnelle de Jacques Lafleur et de Bernard Pons -- "La course de vitesse préréférendaire" -- Le non-lieu de Tiendanite et la provocation de Thio -- Les grandes manoeuvres de 1987 -- Les faux-semblants autour d'un dialogue impossible -- La guerre civile est déclarée -- Et la vie reprit comme avant, dans la Calédonie "désormais" française -- À Paris, l'indifférence de l'opinion et l'impuissance de l'opposition parlementaire
  • La tragédie d'Ouvéa : révolte kanak et drame franco-français -- 1988-1999 Une ère nouvelle : les engagements tenus -- Les accords de Matignon-Oudinot -- Le référendum du 6 novembre -- La deuxième tragédie d'Ouvéa -- Retour au calme, mais questions sur la portée politique des Accords (1989-1990) -- Des accords à la recherche d'un second souffle -- Vers de nouveaux accords (1995-1998) -- Le nickel s'invite dans la négociation -- Le bras de fer entre l'État et ERAMET sur le "préalable minier" et avec le FLNKS sur le contenu de la "solution consensuelle" -- La nouvelle cohabitation et la marche vers les accords de Nouméa -- L'accord de Nouméa -- La leçon de l'assassinat de Tjibaou -- 1998-2018 Décolonisation réussie ou recolonisation programmée? -- La revanche des malentendus : construction d'un pays "souverain" ou consolidation coloniale -- Les dernières années de la cohabitation Chirac Jospin (1999-2002) -- 2002, fin de la cohabitation et application partisane de l'accord de Nouméa : la Calédonie plutôt que Kanaky -- La présidence Sarkozy (mai 2007-mai 2012) -- La revanche des malentendus : construction d'un pays "souverain" ou consolidation coloniale -- L'impossibilité de se mettre d'accord sur un nom et un drapeau -- Le quinquennat de François Hollande (2012-2017) ou cinq années perdues -- "Si enfin, on regardait en face les problèmes de la Nouvelle Calédonie?".
"Secrétaire général de la Nouvelle-Calédonie puis directeur des affaires politiques au secrétariat d'État aux DOM-TOM, Michel Levallois a suivi de très près, comme acteur et comme témoin, l'évolution politique de la Nouvelle-Calédonie de 1970 à 2018. Sa connaissance du terrain, sa proximité avec les acteurs majeurs de ce dossier, autant que les archives qu'il a conservées de cette période, le conduisent à livrer ce récit, de l'intérieur, des événements qui ont secoué le territoire durant un demi-siècle. Depuis la prise de possession militaire en 1853, la Nouvelle-Calédonie, devenue Territoire d'outre-mer, n'a jamais cessé d'être l'enjeu de combats partisans en métropole, notamment des affrontements entre la droite et la gauche. Enjeu économique aussi, compte tenu de ses richesses en nickel ; idéologique, enfin, entre partisans de la colonisation et militants pour l'indépendance. En réalité, au-delà d'un conflit entre courants d'idées, la Nouvelle-Calédonie est bien enfermée dans une impasse coloniale. Chronique des événements, ce livre porte témoignage de ce qu'il est possible, tout en représentant l'État français, de défendre les intérêts de son pays sans jamais rompre les fils du dialogue ininterrompu avec les Kanak. À l'aube du scrutin d'autodétermination, Michel Levallois trace les perspectives à venir et continue à plaider pour une décolonisation fraternelle qui, tout en maintenant la présence de la France dans le Pacifique, assurerait aux Kanak la maîtrise de leur destin tout en préservant les liens qui unissent les communautés."--Page 4 of cover.
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vii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23
  • Acknowledgments 1 Introduction to the Maori 2 Historical Overview of the Esoteric Tradition 3 Deities of the Maori Pantheon 4 Parallels to Dogon Cosmology 5 Mythic Themes of Maori Cosmology 6 Pre-Buddhist and Hindu Influences on Maori Religion 7 Echoes of Gobekli Tepe among the Maori 8 Maori and Tamil Word Correlations 9 Evidence of the Sakti Cult in Maori Culture 10 Symbolic Aspects of Ganesha in Maori Cosmology 11 Ancient Egyptian Word Correlations to the Maori 12 Yah and Maori Concepts of Creation from Light 13 Foundational Philosophies in Maori Cosmology 14 Maori References to the Field of Arou 15 The Wharekura, or School of Reeds 16 Maori Concepts of the Priesthood and Sacred Spots 17 Maori Myth of the Overturning of the Earth Mother 18 Tracks of the Peti and the Papae in New Zealand 19 Symbolism of the Seven Mythic Canoes of the Maori 20 The Sacrifice of the Nummo 21 Putting the Maori References in Context Notes Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781620557051 20180625
An exploration of New Zealand's Maori cosmology and how it relates to classic ancient symbolic traditions around the world New evidence suggests that Maori culture of New Zealand is most likely centuries older than previously believed. The roots can be traced back to the archaic Goebekli Tepe site in Turkey, built around 10,000 BC. Extending his global cosmology comparisons to New Zealand, Laird Scranton shows how the same cosmological concepts and linguistic roots that began at Goebekli Tepe are also evident in Maori culture and language. These are the same elements that underlie Dogon, ancient Egyptian, and ancient Chinese cosmologies as well as the Sakti Cult of India (a precursor to Vedic, Buddhist, and Hindu traditions) and the Neolithic culture of Orkney Island in northern Scotland. While the cultural and linguistic roots of the Maori are distinctly Polynesian, the author shows how the cosmology in New Zealand was sheltered from outside influences and likely reflects ancient sources better than other Polynesian cultures. In addition to shared creation concepts, he details a multitude of strikingly similar word pronunciations and meanings, shared by Maori language and the Dogon and Egyptian languages, as well as likely connections to various Biblical terms and traditions. He discusses the Maori use of standing stones to denote spiritual spaces and sanctuaries and how their esoteric mystery schools are housed in structures architecturally similar to those commonly found in Ireland. He discusses the symbolism of the Seven Mythic Canoes of the Maori and uncovers symbolic aspects of the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in Maori cosmology. The author also explores the outwardly similar pygmy traditions of Ireland and New Zealand, characterized by matching fairy mound constructions and mythic references in both regions. He reveals how the trail of a group of Little People who vanished from Orkney Island in ancient times might be traced first to Scotland, Ireland, and England and then on to New Zealand, accompanied by signature elements of the global cosmology first seen at Gobekli Tepe.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781620557051 20180625
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xviii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Throwing mangoes at tourists
  • How to do things with aloha
  • F-you aloha, I love you
  • Bloodline is all I need and defiant indigeneity on the West Side
  • Aloha in drag
  • The afterlife of Princess Ka'iulani
  • Bound in place: queer indigenous mobilities and "the old paniolo way"
  • Aloha as social connection.
Aloha"" is at once the most significant and the most misunderstood word in the Indigenous Hawaiian lexicon. For Kanaka Maoli people, the concept of ""aloha"" is a representation and articulation of their identity, despite its misappropriation and commandeering by non-Native audiences in the form of things like the ""hula girl"" of popular culture. Considering the way aloha is embodied, performed, and interpreted in Native Hawaiian literature, music, plays, dance, drag performance, and even ghost tours from the twentieth century to the present, Stephanie Nohelani Teves shows that misunderstanding of the concept by non-Native audiences has not prevented the Kanaka Maoli from using it to create and empower community and articulate its distinct Indigenous meaning. While Native Hawaiian artists, activists, scholars, and other performers have labored to educate diverse publics about the complexity of Indigenous Hawaiian identity, ongoing acts of violence against Indigenous communities have undermined these efforts. In this multidisciplinary work, Teves argues that Indigenous peoples must continue to embrace the performance of their identities in the face of this violence in order to challenge settler-colonialism and its efforts to contain and commodify Hawaiian Indigeneity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469640556 20180514
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ix, 206 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • List of Figures and Maps Acknowledgments Introduction: New Promises, Old Problems Chapter 1. Ethno-Racial and Political Dreams of Education in Wamena Chapter 2. 'Newcomers' and 'Masters of the Land' in North Sulawesi Chapter 3. Stigma, Fear, and Shame: Dani Encounters with Racial and Political Formations in North Sulawesi Chapter 4. 'Discipline is Important': Aspirations and Encounters on Campus Chapter 5. Belonging, Expertise and Conflict in Highlanders' Social World Abroad Chapter 6. 'Study First': Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Survival Chapter 7. Doing Good Things in a Dani Modernity Conclusion: Koteka Questions Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785336843 20180625
For the last 53 years, the Dani of the central highlands of West Papua, along with other Papuans, have struggled under the oppressive and violent conditions of Indonesian rule. Formal education holds the promise of escape from this stigmatization. Dreams Made Small offers an in-depth, ethnographic look at journeys of education among young Dani men and women, asking us to think differently about education as a trajectory for national belonging, and ultimately revealing how dreams of transformation, equality, and belonging are shaped and reshaped in the face of multiple constraints.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785336843 20180625
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xvi, 301 pages ; 24 cm
  • Preface: Region, Position, and Ethics of Representation Introduction: Persistent Difference Chapter 1. Nobodies and Relatives: Nonrecognition and Identification in Social Process Chapter 2. Imitation as Relationality in Early Australian Encounters Chapter 3. Mediations Chapter 4. Treachery and Boundary Demarcation Chapter 5. Cruelty and a Different Recognition Chapter 6. Race, Recognition, State, and Society Chapter 7. The Postcolony: Sacred Sites and Saddles Chapter 8. Recognition: A Space of Difference? Notes References Index Acknowledgments.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780812250008 20180709
In Dynamics of Difference in Australia, Francesca Merlan examines relations between indigenous and nonindigenous people from the events of early exploration and colonial endeavors to the present day. From face-to-face interactions to national and geopolitical affairs, the book illuminates the dimensions of difference that are revealed by these encounters: what indigenous and nonindigenous people pay attention to, what they value, what preconceived notions each possesses, and what their responses are to the Other. Basing her analysis on her extensive fieldwork in northern Australia, Merlan highlights the asymmetries in the exchanges between the settler majority and the indigenous minority, looking at everything from forms of violence and material transactions, to indigenous involvement in resource development, to governmental intervention in indigenous affairs. Merlan frames the book within the current debate in Australian society concerning the constitutional recognition of indigenous people by the nation-state. Surveying the precursors to this question and its continuing and unresolved nature, she chronicles the ways in which an indigenous minority can remain culturally different while simultaneously experiencing the transformative forces of domination, constraint, and inequality. Conducting an investigation of long-term change against the backdrop of a highly salient and timely public debate surrounding indigenous issues, Dynamics of Difference has far-reaching implications both for public policy and for current theoretical debates about the nature of sociocultural continuity and change.
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  • Introduction1. Convicts 2. Free Settlers 3. Ned Kelly 4. ANZACS 5. Sporting Heroes 6. Important Australians Conclusion.
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This book explores the attitudes and values of Australians, analysing how Australian national values are promoted and reflected by heroic figures (both living and dead) who are identified as important and influential. Who are the `heroes, saints and sages' that exemplify the Australian national character? Who do Australians, as citizens of a settler society, nominate as their contemporary heroes? What is the role of colonial and post-colonial figures regarding contemporary Australian identity? This book reassesses the influence of convicts, bushrangers, Ned Kelly, the ANZACS, sporting heroes, and the nation's most `important people' in terms of national identity. Sporting `heroes' such as Don Bradman, and historical figures like Ned Kelly might be expected to feature prominently but the authors identify other nationally important Australians, and gauge how well they symbolize Australian national identity. While collective `heroes' such as the Anzacs are acclaimed in popular conceptions of national identity, Australians also identify with particular `heroic' individuals who personify practical aspects of the national character and `mythscape', including well known federal politicians, surgeons and scientists.
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  • Le temps d'avant -- Les Austronésiens -- La société mélanésienne -- La période pré-européenne tardive -- Le malentendu Pacifique -- Le pin, te cocotier et la flèche faîtière -- Taro féminin, igname masculine -- Parures et tabous -- Lignages et propriété -- "La nourriture exige déférence" -- Bougna, pêche et chasse à la roussette -- Idéalisation -- Une anthropophagie guerrière -- "Menteurs par nature et par principe" -- Une marqueterie de chefferies -- "Tout être humain est constitué d'une pluralité d'âmes" -- Premiers contacts et choc microbien -- New Caledonia -- Les mystères de l'expédition La Pérouse -- Quelques navires anglo-australiens ou français -- De l'éléphantiasis à la variole -- Le temps des aventuriers -- Le santal, une denrée précieuse -- À la recherche de la biche de mer -- Les écumeurs de plage -- Fantômes océaniens -- Le temps des missionnaires -- Les maristes à la conquête de la Grande Terre -- De l'ancienne religion au Dieu des Blancs -- Nouvelle cosmogonie -- Une période d'échanges -- Colonisation tardive -- "Cette terre est française" -- Bis repetita -- La guerre du sud -- Spoliations -- La métropole et la colonie -- "Toi, tu ne voleras personne, et moi je te prends ta terre" -- Peuplement océanien -- Le bagne à"La Nouvelle" -- Déportés provisoires et relégués à vie -- La pénitentiaire, État dans l'État -- Préservation des îles Loyauté -- L'insurrection de 1878 -- Conséquences de la grande révolte -- L'histoire est écrite par les vainqueurs -- "Chacun voulut avoir sa mine" -- Deuxième vague de colonisation libre -- "Dans dix ans il n'y aura plus un Canaque" -- La belle au bois dormant -- Guerre lointaine et révolte excentrée -- "Pas de compétence, peu de capitaux, beaucoup d'illusions" -- Une société duelle -- Le plan Guyon -- Les conséquences de la Grande Dépression -- "Sauvages polygames et cannibales" -- Travailleurs indochinois, japonais et javanais -- Le deuxième bataillon du Pacifique -- La Calédonie, "porte-avion" américain -- Bilan colonial -- Une décolonisation originale -- Le temps des réformes -- Les petits contre les gros -- Modernisations sociales -- Pourquoi l'indépendance ne fut pas au rendez-vous -- "La France ne saurait renoncer à la Nouvelle-Calédonie" -- Le "boom" minier -- Renouveau kanak et revendications indépendantistes -- Une économie sur des échasses -- François Mitterrand et la question calédonienne -- Les années de cendres -- La spirale de la violence -- Élections contestées -- Le drame d'Ouvéa -- La Nouvelle-Calédonie contemporaine -- La surprise des accords de Matignon-Oudinot -- L'assassinat de Jean-Marie Tjibaou -- Dix années de paix civile -- L'accord de Nouméa -- Bipolarisation politique -- Fin de l'économie "ignames-taros-cocos-poissons" -- "Soyons unis, devenons frères" -- Un développement économique inattendu et fragile -- Un second "pari sur l'intelligence" -- Vers un renouvellement du Congrès? -- Élections et enjeux miniers -- Une histoire en cours d'écriture -- Dépasser les non-dits -- Vers une histoire totale -- La raison commune
  • L'or vert -- Les chemins de l'avenir.
""Voulez-vous que la Nouvelle-Calédonie accède à la pleine souveraineté et devienne indépendante?" Telle est, le 4 novembre 2018, la question officiellement posée aux habitants de l'archipel, appelés aux urnes pour se prononcer sur leur avenir. Complexe, fascinante et pourtant largement méconnue, l'histoire de ces territoires si éloignés de la métropole est indispensable pour comprendre la situation actuelle, aboutissement de plusieurs décennies de conflits et de malentendus. De l'arrivée des civilisations austronésiennes, il y a trois mille ans, aux "années de cendre" et au drame d'Ouvéa en 1988, en passant par les terribles épidémies du XVIIIe siècle, les missions d'évangélisation, l'implantation du bagne et l'exploitation du nickel, Frédéric Angleviel retrace l'évolution de cette terre qui fut, avec l'Algérie, la deuxième colonie de peuplement de l'Empire français."--Page 4 of cover.
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315 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
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