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New Shape of Old Island Cultures

A Half Century of Social Change in Micronesia
  • 216 Pages
  • 3.61 MB
  • English
University of Hawaii Press
Australasian & Pacific history: postwar, from c 1945 -, Cultural studies, Development studies, Social change, Oceania, Social Science, History - General History, Sociology - General, Sociology, Micronesia, Social conditions, Anthropology - Cultural, Social History, History-Oceania, Social Science-Anthropology - Cultural, Social life and cu
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Open LibraryOL8161584M
ISBN 100824823931
ISBN 139780824823931

He is the author of several books on the region’s history and culture, including The First Taint of Civilization, Strangers in Their Own Land, and The New Shape of Old Island Cultures. His articles and videos and other products of the Micronesian Seminar can be viewed on-line at the Micronesian Seminar website: by: The New Shape of Old Island Cultures.

Book Description: The years since World War II have brought unprecedented social change to Micronesia. Now, drawing on more than four decades of experience living and working in the region, Francis X.

Hezel assesses the most striking changes to have swept over the islands in the past fifty years. His. Get this from a library. The new shape of old island cultures: a half century of social change in Micronesia.

[Francis X Hezel] -- The years since World War II have brought unprecedented social change to Micronesia. Now, drawing on over four decades of experience living and working in the region, the author assess the most.

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Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Polynesia, which encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean.

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