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Oceanic encounters : exchange, desire, violence / edited by Margaret Jolly ; Serge Tcherkézoff & Darrell Tryon
Bib ID 4551750
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Description Canberra : ANU E Press, c2009 
xix, 344 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 9781921536281
Summary

"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 twentieth century." --Back cover.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at the publisher's home page: http://epress.anu.edu.au/

Subjects Pacific Islanders -- First contact with Europeans.  |  Cultural relations.  |  Papuan languages.  |  History - Cultural.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - Church Missionary Society.  |  Settlement and contacts - Polynesians.  |  Settlement and contacts - First Fleet, 1788.  |  Language - Linguistics - Theory and criticism.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Weapons - Firearms.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - London Missionary Society.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language evolution.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation.  |  Magic and sorcery.  |  Gender relations - Marriage.  |  Ceremonies - Marriage.  |  Pacific Area -- Colonization.  |  Pacific Area -- History.  |  Pacific Area -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Port Jackson (Sydney SI56-05)  |  Papua New Guinea (PNG)  |  Pacific Islands.  |  Tasmania (Tas)
Other authors/contributors Jolly, Margaret 1949-  |  Tcherkézoff, Serge  |  Tryon, Darrell

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