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Synopsis:

The authors have brought together a collection of works from specialists in Pacific History from across Australia and throughout the Pacific. The individual contributions were specifically written to meet the needs of senior history courses in Australia. Max Quanchi and Ron Adams are well-known educationists who have specialised in the pacific. They have extensively travelled and studied in the Pacific and have spent many years teaching history to secondary and fertiary students. The result is an authoritative text for all senior History and Australian Studies students who need to understand the Pacific region.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; A note for teachers; Part I. Pre-European Pacific Society: 1. The origins of pacific peoples; 2. Pre-European societies in the Pacific Islands; Part II. European 'Discovery' of the Pacific: 3. European discovery or multiple discoveries; 4. Being discovered: perceptions and control of strangers; Part III. Islanders and Europeans in the Nineteenth Century: 5. Trade interaction; 6. Religious interaction; 7. Labour recruiting and indenture; 8. Response and change in polynesian societies; Part IV. From Colonialism to Independence: 9. Patterns of colonial rule; 10. The path to independence; 11. Non-colonial influences and issues; Part V. The Changing Image of the Pacific: 12. The changing image of the Pacific; Appendices; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521422840
Editor:
Quanchi, Max
Editor:
Adams, Ron
Editor:
Quanchi, Max
Editor:
Adams, Ron
Author:
Adams, Ron
Author:
Quanchi, Max
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science
Subject:
Australia & Oceania
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Oceania
Subject:
Colonies
Subject:
Acculturation
Subject:
Pacific islanders
Subject:
Acculturation -- Oceania -- History.
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials / Science
Subject:
Pacific Islanders -- Cultural assimilation.
Subject:
Oceania Discovery and exploration.
Subject:
Europe Colonies Oceania.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
9411
Publication Date:
19930331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
9.73x6.87x.52 in. .93 lbs.
Age Level:
14-16

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"Synopsis" by , The authors have brought together a collection of works from specialists in Pacific History from across Australia and throughout the Pacific. The individual contributions were specifically written to meet the needs of senior history courses in Australia. Max Quanchi and Ron Adams are well-known educationists who have specialised in the pacific. They have extensively travelled and studied in the Pacific and have spent many years teaching history to secondary and fertiary students. The result is an authoritative text for all senior History and Australian Studies students who need to understand the Pacific region.
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