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Title Pacific islands history : journeys and transformations / Brij V. Lal, editor
Published Canberra : Journal of Pacific History, [1992]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  995.007202 Lal/Pih  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents An introduction to Pacific history / Niel Gunson -- The making of the first Tongan-born professional Historian / Sione Latukefu -- All the emperor's philosophers, or, Going down to the sea in sieves? / Deryck Scarr -- Constructing general histories / Ian Campbell -- 'My place' : finding a voice within Pacific colonial studies / Peter Hempenstall -- Writing the history of the French Pacific / Robert Aldrich -- Doing ethnographic history : reflections on practices and practising / Bronwen Douglas -- Sorcery, 'savage memories' and the edge of commensurability for history in the Pacific / David Hanlon -- Labour, indenture and historiography in the Pacific / Clive Moore -- The long, slow haul : issues in 20th century Pacific labour historiography / Jacqueline Leckie -- Colonised women : writing about Polynesian women / Caroline Ralston -- Write history : reel history / Frank Nelson
Reel Pacific history : the Pacific Islands on film, video and television / Rosaleen Smyth -- The future of Pacific Islands history : a personal view / Kerry Howe
Notes Partial text of a workshop held at the Australian National University in December 1991
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Historians -- Oceania -- Biography.
Islands of the Pacific -- History.
Oceania -- Historiography.
Oceania -- History -- Congresses.
Oceania -- History.
Pacific Area -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Lal, Brij V.
Australian National University. Department of Pacific and Southeast Asian History.
ISBN 0959547762