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xx, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
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.
Green Library
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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.
Green Library
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xiii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xix, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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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.
" ... Theorizes Indigeneity as a performative process, challenging the notion that it can be understood in terms of a prescribed set of unchanging cultural signs. ... Indigenous identity is made up of shared community understandings about belonging that is performed and articulated in multiple settings and contexts. For Kanaka Maoli people, Teves shows that Indigeneity is represented and articulated through the idea of "aloha," a concept that is at once the most significant and most misunderstood word in the Hawaiian lexicon"-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
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208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Bold women of the Warlpiri diaspora who went too far / Paul Burke
  • Predicaments of proximity : revising relatedness in a Warlpiri town / Yasmine Musharbash
  • Self-possessed : children, recognition, and psychological autonomy at Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia / Ute Eickelkamp
  • Reconfiguring relational personhood among Lander Warlpiri / Petronella Vaarzon-Morel
  • The role of allocative power and its diminution in the constitution and violation of Wiradjuri personhood / Gaynor Macdonald
  • Murrinhpatha personhood, other humans, and contemporary youth / John Mansfield
  • Mobility and the education of indigenous youth away from remote home communities / Cameo Dalley
  • We're here to worship god : aboriginal Christians and the political dimensions of personhood / Carolyn Schwarz
  • Empathy, psychic unity, anger, and shame : learning about personhood in a remote aboriginal community / Victoria K. Burbank.
People and Change in Australia arose from a conviction that more needs to be done in anthropology to give a fuller sense of the changing lives and circumstances of Australian indigenous communities and people. Much anthropological and public discussion remains embedded in traditionalizing views of indigenous people, and in accounts that seem to underline essential and apparently timeless difference. In this volume the editors and contributors assume that "the person" is socially defined and reconfigured as contexts change, both immediate and historical.Essays in this collection are grounded in Australian locales commonly termed "remote." These indigenous communities were largely established as residential concentrations by Australian governments, some first as missions, most in areas that many of the indigenous people involved consider their homelands. A number of these settlements were located in proximity to settler industries including pastoralism, market-gardening, and mining.These are the locales that many non-indigenous Australians think of as the homes of the most traditional indigenous communities and people. The contributors discuss the changing circumstances of indigenous people who originate from such places. Some remain, while others travel far afield. The accounts reveal a diversity of experiences and histories that involve major dynamics of disembedding from country and home locales, and re-embedding in new contexts, and reconfigurations of relatedness. The essays explore dimensions of change and continuity in childhood experience and socialization in a desert community; the influence of Christianity in fostering both individuation and relatedness in northeast Arnhem Land; the diaspora of Central Australian Warlpiri people to cities and the forms of life and livelihood they make there; adolescent experiences of schooling away from home communities; youth in kin-based heavy metal gangs configuring new identities, and indigenous people of southeast Australia reflecting on whether an "Aboriginal way" can be sustained. The volume takes a step toward understanding the relation between changing circumstances and changing lives of indigenous Australians today and provides a sense of the quality and the feel of those lives.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824867966 20180129
Green Library
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xiii, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: Mai Kahiki Mai: out from Kahiki-- 1. Ke Ao a me Ka Po: post-millennial thought and Kanaka Foreign Mission work-- 2. Among the wild dogs: negotiating the boundaries of Hawaiian Christianity-- 3. A kindred people: Hawaiian diplomacy in Samoa, 1887-- 4. The Hawaiian model: imagining the future of Oceania-- 5. 'There is nothing that separates us': John T. Baker and the Pan-Oceanic Lahui-- 6. Maka'ainana or servants of the dollar? Oceanic and capialist values-- Conclusion: the return to Kahiki.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107195899 20180423
Between 1850 and 1907, Native Hawaiians sought to develop relationships with other Pacific Islanders, reflecting how they viewed not only themselves as a people but their wider connections to Oceania and the globe. Kealani Cook analyzes the relatively little known experiences of Native Hawaiian missionaries, diplomats, and travelers, shedding valuable light on the rich but understudied accounts of Hawaiians outside of Hawai'i. Native Hawaiian views of other islanders typically corresponded with their particular views and experiences of the Native Hawaiian past. The more positive their outlook, the more likely they were to seek cross-cultural connections. This is an important intervention in the growing field of Pacific and Oceanic history and the study of native peoples of the Americas, where books on indigenous Hawaiians are few and far between. Cook returns the study of Hawai'i to a central place in the history of cultural change in the Pacific.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107195899 20180423
Green Library
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xi, 288 pages ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction.- 2. Symptoms of Empire.- 3. The Waikato War: Rights and Industry.- 4. The Waikato War: Race and Philanthropy .- 5. The Sudan Crisis: Displays of Unity.- 6. The Sudan Crisis: Creating Historical Memories.- 7. The South African War: Trying Again.- 8. The South African War: Points of Fracture.- 9. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319637747 20180129
This book explores how public commentary framed Australian involvement in the Waikato War (1863-64), the Sudan crisis (1885), and the South African War (1899-1902), a succession of conflicts that reverberated around the British Empire and which the newspaper press reported at length. It reconstructs the ways these conflicts were understood and reflected in the colonial and British press, and how commentators responded to the shifting circumstances that shaped the mood of their coverage. Studying each conflict in turn, the book explores the expressions of feeling that arose within and between the Australian colonies and Britain. It argues that settler and imperial narratives required constant defending and maintaining. This process led to tensions between Britain and the colonies, and also to vivid displays of mutual affection. The book examines how war narratives merged with ideas of territorial ownership and productivity, racial anxieties, self-governance, and foundational violence. In doing so it draws out the rationales and emotions that both fortified and unsettled settler societies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319637747 20180129
Green Library
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xxiv, 204 pages : color illustration ; 25 cm.
  • 1. List of acronyms and abbreviations-- 1. List of acronyms and abbreviations-- 2. List of tables-- 2. Introduction-- 3. Part I. Theoretical, historical and methodological context-- 3. List of figures-- 4. Introduction-- 4. Chapter 1. Legal and political context-- 5. Chapter 2. History of migration and racism in Australia-- 5. Theoretical, historical and methodological context-- 6. Legal and political context-- 6. Chapter 3. Racism and anti-racism-- 7. Part II. Analysis-- 7. History of migration and racism in Australia-- 8. Chapter 4. Muslims, 'race' and racism-- 9. Chapter 5. Discursive positioning of Muslims inside and outside of the 'nation'-- 9. Analysis-- 10. Muslims, 'race' and racism-- 10. Chapter 6. Depictions of Muslims-- 11. Chapter 7. Updates since 2007-- 11. Discursive positioning of Muslims inside and outside of the 'Nation'-- 12. Depictions of Muslims-- 12. Chapter 8. Discussion and conclusion-- 13. Bibliography-- 13. Updates since 2007-- 14. Discussion and conclusion-- 14. Appendix: Methodology and data-- 15. Bibliography-- 16. Methodology and data.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789027206633 20180129
Anti-racist Discourse on Muslims in the Australian Parliament examines anti-racist discourse in contemporary Australian politics, in particular, how politicians contest and challenge racism against a minority group that does not constitute a traditional `race'. Using critical discourse analysis, this book firstly deconstructs the racist, xenophobic and discriminatory arguments against Muslims. Secondly, it highlights the anti-racist counter-discourse to these arguments. Since blatantly racist statements are less common nowadays, the book focuses on manifestations of `culturalist racism'. It does this by investigating how talk about Muslims positions them as not Australian or as not belonging to Australia - the book takes such `discursive exclusion from the nation' as one of the most widespread forms of `culturalist racism' in Western liberal-democracies. In addition to contributing to the theoretical discussion on the relationship between Muslims, racism and anti-racism, the book expands on methods that apply critical discourse analysis and the discourse-historical approach by providing a practical guide to analysing anti-racist political discourses.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789027265241 20180129
Green Library
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xxvi, 499 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, color plans ; 29 cm.
Green Library
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194 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
  • Background to the study of Solomon Islands archaeology and prehistory
  • Cultural geography of the Solomon Islands
  • A short history of archaeology in the Solomon Islands
  • The Pleistocene and mid-Holocene record
  • The Austronesian expansion
  • The last 1000 years
  • Regional prehistory in the western Solomons : process and history
  • Conclusion.
Archaeology of the Solomon Islands presents the outcome of 20 years' research in the Solomon Islands undertaken jointly by Richard Walter and Peter Sheppard, both leaders in the field of Pacific archaeology.At the time of first European encounter, the peoples of Melanesia exhibited some of the greatest diversity in language, socio-political organisation and culture expression of any region on earth. This extraordinary diversity attracted scholars and resulted in coastal Melanesia becoming the birthplace of modern anthropology, and yet the area remains one of the least well-documented regions of the Pacific in archaeological terms.This synthesis of Solomon Island archaeology draws together all the research that has taken place in the field over the past 50 years. It takes a multidisciplinary theoretical and methodological approach and considers the work of archaeologists, environmental scientists, anthropologists and historians. At the same time this volume highlights the results of the authors' own considerable field research.Until recently, much Pacific archaeological research focused primarily on colonisation events and cultural-ecological interactions. Walter and Sheppard are interested too in the long-term development of diversity in coastal Melanesia and in the evolution of `traditional' Melanesian societies. As a case study they focus on the Roviana Chiefdom, an aggressive but highly successful polity based around headhunting, slave raiding and ritual violence that dominated the political economy of the Western Province into the early twentieth century.They also integrate the Solomon Islands into ongoing models and debates around Pacific culture-history, including in such key areas as human expansion during the Pleistocene, the spread of Austronesians, Lapita colonisation, the development of food production, the role of exchange systems, the concept and meaning of culture areas, and human impact on landscapes and ecosystems.This fascinating and very readable book is written for an archaeological audience but is also designed to be accessible to all readers interested in Pacific archaeology, anthropology and history. Featuring more than a hundred maps and figures, Archaeology of the Solomon Islands represents a ground-breaking contribution to Pacific archaeology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824875374 20171211
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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xxvi, 374 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xvi, 333 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Beautiful Balts tells the extraordinary story of these people, tracing their journey from the often chaotic camps of Europe after World War II to a new life in a land of opportunity where prejudice, parochialism, and strident anti-communism were rife. Drawing from archives, oral history interviews and literature generated by the Displaced Persons themselves, Persian investigates who they really were, why Australia wanted them and what they experienced.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781742234854 20170731
Green Library
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x, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction. Sunrise in the West: snow in the tropics-- 1. Operation crossroads: the World's first nuclear disaster-- 2. The coming of the 'Super'-- 3. Runaway bomb-- 4. The victims of Bravo-- 5. Monsters and movements: the cultural 'Fallout' of nuclear testing-- 6. Bikini postmortem I: public perceptions and official obsessions-- 7. Bikini postmortem II: nuclear policy and nuclear tests-- Epilogue. Back to Bikini?-- Appendix 1. Ultimate weapons-- Appendix 2. Radiation exposure, dosage, and its biomedical effects-- Notes-- Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107047327 20170907
During the Cold War, the United States conducted atmospheric tests of nuclear weapons in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific. The total explosive yield of these tests was 108 megatons, equivalent to the detonation of one Hiroshima bomb per day over nineteen years. These tests, particularly Castle Bravo, the largest one, had tragic consequences, including the irradiation of innocent people and the permanent displacement of many native Marshallese. Keith M. Parsons and Robert Zaballa tell the story of the development and testing of thermonuclear weapons and the effects of these tests on their victims and on the popular and intellectual culture. These events are also situated in their Cold War context and explained in terms of the prevailing hopes, fears, and beliefs of that age. In particular, the narrative highlights the obsessions and priorities of top American officials, such as Lewis L. Strauss, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107047327 20170907
Green Library
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xii, 248 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
  • Acknowledgments About the Author Map of the Fires Introduction 1 Queen Street 1864 The Fire of April 11 2 Edward William Fegan - The grocer who made history 3 Rowland Illidge - The gentleman hairdresser 4 Richard Ash Kingsford - Grandfather of `Smithy' 5 Simon Fraser and John Francis Buckland - A formidable duo 6 North Brisbane Hotel - A treasure trove of tales 7 The Brisbane Volunteer Fire Brigade - `Useless', said the Press 8 The 12th Regiment - Unruly Redcoats 9 John Phillip Jost - A pesky pork sausage maker 10 Robert Bulcock - A shrewd politician 11 William Keith - Dented but not defeated 12 John Markwell - The ironmongering tailor 13 John Alexander McDonald - An indefatigable quite achiever 14 The smoke clears ... for now 15 Refuge Row 16 Set for disaster The Fire of December 1 17 Alexander Stewart - the `Royal' Scot 18 William Hemmant - A purveyor of ladies and gentlemen's apparel 19 Emile Gaujard - The flamboyant Frenchman 20 George Cutbush - A rocky road to success 21 Donald Dallas - Dogged by disaster 22 James Collins - A starry-eyed butcher 23 Isaac Lenneberg - The Cafe De Paris 24 Albert John Hockings - A legacy of plants, trees, parks and gardens 25 George Edmondstone - Pragmatic Scot and honest politician 26 Augustus John Kosvitz - Scoundrel or Saint 27 The Victoria Hotel - A chequered history 28 The Sovereign Hotel - Dispensing utmost civility and attention 29 Benjamin Henry Palmer - Shadowed by misfortune 30 Nathaniel Lade - A tragic tale 31 James Robert Dickson - A most extraordinary citizen 32 The curious case of Mr. Pillow's Humpy 33 Dawn breaks Postscript Thinking Like A Surveyor: How Brisbane CBD Got Its Shape Endnotes Cast of Characters Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781925644005 20171211
1864 was a tough year for the fledgling town of Brisbane as it struggled to throw off the shackles of its origins as a harsh penal settlement. Commerce was vital to this northern outpost and its heart beat along Queen Street - a rough dirt track lined by deep open drains and constantly rutted by the busy traffic of horse drawn vehicles. Two devastating fires, one in April and the second, and worst, in December, swept through the commercial hub. Nearly 70 shops, offices and homes in Queen, George, Elizabeth and Albert Streets were destroyed, a terrible blow to the growing community. This book is the dramatic, uplifting, at times heart-wrenching, historical record of those who saw their dreams and hopes reduced to ashes, yet survived to lay the foundations of the booming sub-tropical metropolis that today is Australia's third biggest city. It brings to light the stories of both the ordinary and well-known citizens of early Brisbane whose lives were touched by the fires. Each personal story is connected by the timeline and path of the fire as it engulfs then consumes buildings, homes, shacks and livelihoods. Here is central Brisbane, 1864, consumed by fire but alive with the family histories of such varied workers as drapers, butchers, jewellers, saddlers, politicians, policemen, hairdressers, publicans and ex-convicts to name a few.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781925644005 20171211
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xix, 200 pages : illustration, maps ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xvi, 725 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
  • Note on Korean, Chinese, and Japanese TermsAcknowledgmentsIntroductionI. The Rise of the United States1. "A Theatre for the Exercise of the Most Ambitious Intellect": Seeds of Strategy, 1784-18602. "How Sublime the Pacific Part Assigned to Us": Precursors to Expansion, 1861-18983. "I Wish to See the United States the Dominant Power on the Shores of the Pacific": Grand Strategy in the Era of Theodore RooseveltII. The Rise of Japan4. "Leave the Door Open, Rehabilitate China, and Satisfy Japan": Defining the Open Door, 1909-19275. "Between Non-resistance and Coercion": The Open Door Closes, 1928-19416. "We Have Got to Dominate the Pacific": Grand Strategy and the War Against JapanIII. The Rise of the Soviets7. "The Overall Effect Is to Enlarge Our Strategic Frontier": Defining Containment in the Pacific, 1945-19608. "Anyone Who Isn't Confused Really Doesn't Understand the Situation": Asia Strategy and Escalation in Vietnam, 1961-19689. "An Even Balance": Nixon and Kissinger's Redefinition of Containment in Asia, 1969-197510. "The President Cannot Make Any Weak Moves": Jimmy Carter and the Return of the China Card, 1977-198011. "To Contain and Over Time Reverse": Ronald Reagan, 1980-1989IV. The Rise of China12. "The Key to Our Security and Our Prosperity Lies in the Vitality of Those Relationships": George H. W. Bush and the Unipolar Moment, 1989-199213. "Engage and Balance": Bill Clinton and the Unexpected Return of Great-Power Politics14. "A Balance of Power That Favors Freedom": Strategic Surprise and the Asia Policy of George W. Bush15. "The Pivot": Barack Obama and the Struggle to Rebalance AsiaConclusion: The Historical Case for Asia StrategyNotesIndexIllustrations.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180429 20170418
Soon after the American Revolution, ?certain of the founders began to recognize the strategic significance of Asia and the Pacific and the vast material and cultural resources at stake there. Over the coming generations, the United States continued to ask how best to expand trade with the region and whether to partner with China, at the center of the continent, or Japan, looking toward the Pacific. Where should the United States draw its defensive line, and how should it export democratic principles? In a history that spans the eighteenth century to the present, Michael J. Green follows the development of U.S. strategic thinking toward East Asia, identifying recurring themes in American statecraft that reflect the nation's political philosophy and material realities. Drawing on archives, interviews, and his own experience in the Pentagon and White House, Green finds one overarching concern driving U.S. policy toward East Asia: a fear that a rival power might use the Pacific to isolate and threaten the United States and prevent the ocean from becoming a conduit for the westward free flow of trade, values, and forward defense. By More Than Providence works through these problems from the perspective of history's major strategists and statesmen, from Thomas Jefferson to Alfred Thayer Mahan and Henry Kissinger. It records the fate of their ideas as they collided with the realities of the Far East and adds clarity to America's stakes in the region, especially when compared with those of Europe and the Middle East.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180429 20170418
Green Library
IPS-244-01, IPS-244-01, IPS-244-01, IPS-244-01
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247 pages, xxiv pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Journal/Periodical
volumes : color illustrations, maps (some col.) ; 20 cm + foldout maps
Green Library