Browsing Center for Pacific Islands Studies Publications by Subject "colonialism"

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  • Hanlon, David (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2003)
    Questions abound as to the very nature and meaning of history in contemporary Oceania. Much conventional scholarship in the Euro-American world continues to focus on the search for a single, knowable, verifiable past. The ...
  • Halvaksz, Jamon (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2006)
    The history of Wau township in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, is intimately linked with the development of gold mining throughout the region. The site of a series of gold rushes in the 1920s, Wau emerged as an early ...
  • Merry, Sally Engle (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2002)
    Native Hawaiians are disproportionately arrested and incarcerated in the state of Hawai‘i, according to statistics from the criminal justice system. Asians are underrepresented and whites are represented slightly above ...
  • Gegeo, David Welchman (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2001)
    What does it mean to be “indigenous”? Is indigeneity a matter of physical “space”? Or is it a cognitive-cultural “place”? Or both? How do Islanders negotiate indigeneity in a time of transnational and interisland migration ...
  • Fry, Greg (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 1997)
    For several generations Australians have generated powerful depictions of a region they have variously called “the islands,” “the South Seas,” or “the South Pacific.” The most recent characterization is embedded in a ...
  • Yamashita, Shinji (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2000)
    This paper examines some sociocultural implications of Palauan tourism through the lens of Japanese tourists. In 1997, Palau had some seventy thousand international visitors, of whom more than twenty thousand were Japanese, ...
  • Fife, Wayne (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 1995)
    This paper discusses the kinds of models that became available in the colonial context for indigenous men to be men in what eventually became the country of Papua New Guinea. One of the legacies of colonialism and the ...
  • Jolly, Margaret (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2008)
    Past studies of Oceanic masculinities have tended to see masculinity in the singular, through the lens of unchanging cultural traditions, wherein types of men were iconic of cultural differences. This special issue considers ...
  • Tengan, Ty P Kawika (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2008)
    Between 1935 and 1942, over one hundred thirty young, mostly Native Hawaiian men (later known as the Hui Panalä‘au) “colonized” five small islands in the Equatorial Pacifi c as employees of the US Departments of Commerce ...
  • DuPuis, Reshela (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 1996)
    This article explores how Jane Campion's award-winning 1993 film, The Piano, succeeds in transposing nineteenth-century sex-and-race-bound colonial structures of meaning onto a colonialist narrative of twentieth-century ...
  • Neumann, Klaus (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 1998)
    The issue of how the colonial past could be constructed as history is of central importance in Pacific Islands and Australian history. The article approaches this issue by discussing Hermann Hiery’s revisionist history of ...
  • Luangphinith, Seri (University of Hawai'i Press / Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 2004)
    In Pacific literature, theorizing madness in fictional narratives encourages a reexamination of the notion of “deviancy” that supports the western colonial differentiation between the powerful and the disempowered. Fictional ...

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