Oceanic encounters : exchange, desire, violence /

"This volume, the result of ongoing collaborations between Australian and French anthropologists, historians and linguists, explores encounters between Pacific peoples and foreigners during the longue duree of European exploration, colonisation and settlement from the sixteenth century to the t...

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Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Other Authors: Jolly, Margaret, 1949-, Tcherkézoff, Serge, Tryon, D. T. (Darrell T.)
Format: eBook
Published: Acton, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2009.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Oceanic Encounters: A Prelude / Margaret Jolly and Serge Tcherkezoff
  • Linguistic Encounter and Responses in the South Pacific / Darrell Tryon
  • The Sediment of Voyages: Re-membering Quiros, Bougainville and Cook in Vanuatu / Margaret Jolly
  • A Reconsideration of the Role of Polynesian Women in Early Encounters with Europeans: Supplement to Marshall Sahlins' Voyage around the Islands of History / Serge Tcherkezoff
  • Uncertain Times: Sailors, Beachcombers and Castaways as "Missionaries" and Cultural Mediators in Tonga (Polynesia) / Francoise Douaire-Marsaudon
  • In the Event: Indigenous Countersigns and the Ethnohistory of Voyaging / Bronwen Douglas
  • Watkin Tench's Fieldwork: The Journal of an "Ethnographer" in Port Jackson, 1788-1791 / Isabelle Merle
  • The Art of Encounter: Verisimilitude in the Imaginary Exploration of Interior New Guinea, 1725-1876 / Chris Ballard
  • Black Powder, White Magic: European Armaments and Sorcery in Early Mekeo and Roro Encounters / Mark S. Mosko
  • A Measure of Violence: Forty Years of "First Contact" Among the Ankave-Anga (Papua New Guinea) / Pascale Bonnemere and Pierre Lemonnier.