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Culture Contact in the Pacific : Essays on Contact, Encounter and Response - Max Quanchi

Culture Contact in the Pacific

Essays on Contact, Encounter and Response

Paperback Published: 22nd March 1993
ISBN: 9780521422840
Number Of Pages: 204
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old

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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.

Acknowledgements
A note for teachers
Pre-European Pacific Society
The origins of pacific peoples
Pre-European societies in the Pacific Islands
European 'Discovery' of the Pacific
European discovery or multiple discoveries
Being discovered: perceptions and control of strangers
Islanders and Europeans in the Nineteenth Century
Trade interaction
Religious interaction
Labour recruiting and indenture
Response and change in polynesian societies
From Colonialism to Independence
Patterns of colonial rule
The path to independence
Non-colonial influences and issues
The Changing Image of the Pacific
The changing image of the Pacific
Appendices
Index
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ISBN: 9780521422840
ISBN-10: 0521422841
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old
For Grades: 9 - 11
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 22nd March 1993
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 20.83  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.5