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dc.contributor.author Howard, Alan en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-30T00:22:21Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-10-30T00:22:21Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1999 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Howard, A. 1999. Pacific-Based Virtual Communities: Rotuma on the World Wide Web. The Contemporary Pacific 11 (1): 160-75. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1043-898X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/13261 en_US
dc.description.abstract The recent dispersal of Pacific Islanders from their home islands poses long-term problems for maintaining a continuing sense of community. One possible solution is the World Wide Web, where virtual communities can be established to help perpetuate a common cultural heritage. This paper describes a website for the global Rotuman community that includes a number of features designed to serve this purpose. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.publisher Center for Pacific Islands Studies en_US
dc.subject diaspora en_US
dc.subject Internet en_US
dc.subject Rotuma en_US
dc.subject virtual communities en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Oceania -- Periodicals. en_US
dc.title Pacific-Based Virtual Communities: Rotuma on the World Wide Web en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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