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Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, People

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The first comprehensive account to place the Pacific Islands, the Pacific Rim and the Pacific Ocean into the perspective of world history. A distinguished international team of historians provides a multidimensional account of the Pacific, its inhabitants and the lands within and around it over 50,000 years, with special attention to the peoples of Oceania. It providing chronological coverage along with analyses of themes such as the environment, migration and the economy; religion, law and science; race, gender and politics.

About the Author

David Armitage is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History at Harvard University, USA. He is the author of The Declaration of Independence: A Global History and Foundations of Modern International Thought, and co-editor of The British Atlantic World, 1500-1800, 2nd edition, and The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c. 1760-1840.

 

Alison Bashford is Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History at the University of Cambridge, UK. She has taught Pacific and Australian history at the University of Sydney, Australia, and Harvard University, USA. She is the author of, most recently, Global Population: History, Geopolitics and Life on Earth, and co-editor of The Cambridge History of Australia.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; David Armitage and Alison Bashford

PART I: PERIODISING THE PACIFIC

2. The Pacific in Indigenous Time; Damon Salesa

3. The Pacific Before Empire, c. 1500-1800; Joyce E. Chaplin

4. The Age of Empire in the Pacific; Nicholas Thomas

5. A Pacific Century?; Akira Iriye

PART II: CONNECTIONS

6. The Environment; Ryan T. Jones

7. Movement; Adam McKeown

8. The Economy since 1800; Kaoru Sigihara

PART III: KNOWLEDGES

9. Religion; Bronwen Douglas

10. Law; Lisa Ford

11. Science; Sujit Sivasundaram

PART IV: IDENTITIES

12. Race; James Belich

13. Gender; Patricia O'Brien

14. Politics; Robert Aldrich

Afterword: Pacific Crosscurrents; Matt K. Matsuda

Notes

Further Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781137001634
Author:
Armitage, David
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Bashford, Alison
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Australia-New Zealand
Subject:
World
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Oceania
Subject:
World History-Asia
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 maps, 17 b/w illustrations, 3 tables
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.43 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » World History » Asia » General
History and Social Science » World History » Australia and New Zealand
History and Social Science » World History » General

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