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Daughters of the Pacific - Zohl De Ishtahr

Daughters of the Pacific

Paperback Published: 1st August 1994
ISBN: 9781875559329
Number Of Pages: 282

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Indigenous women from across the Pacific have a voice in this book. Zohl de Ishtar travelled the Pacific during 1986-87 on behalf of Women Working for a Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific and interviewed women of many nations. Following up with extensive research, Zohl de Ishtar has written an impressive book that gives a voice to the Pacific women and shows what strength there is in the underknown cultures, or nearest neighbours. The nuclear industry, tourism, dumping of waste. Pollution of the oceans all carry a huge price for these islands on the rim of the world, and one the rim of our imaginations. Countries covered are: Hawaii, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Marianas, Guam, Belau, Fiji, Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and Te Ao Maohi/Tahiti Polynesia.

Foreword I
Foreword II
Acknowledgements
Notes
Pronunciation
Preface
"The Pacific Is Our Home"p. 1
Fire in the Water - Marshall Islandsp. 17
We Have Only One Belau - Belaup. 41
A Nation Divided - Guam and the Northern Marianasp. 67
Planting the Seeds of Identity - Guamp. 73
Tourism Is Not Good for Children - Northern Marianasp. 83
Aloha 'Aina - Love the Land - Hawai'ip. 99
One Voice Saying Many Things - Fijip. 119
Since the Dawn of Time - Australia and the Torres Strait Islandsp. 133
A Partnership Denied - Aotearoa/New Zealandp. 165
Behind a Curtain of Flowers - Tahiti-Polynesiap. 185
A Scar on the Memory of the Peoplep. 205
The Spirit of Resistancep. 217
Take Up the Challengep. 233
Referencesp. 255
Further Readingp. 265
Glossaryp. 269
Some Useful Addressesp. 273
Storytellers and Abbreviationsp. 275
Indexp. 277
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781875559329
ISBN-10: 1875559329
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 1st August 1994
Publisher: Spinifex Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 25.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1

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