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Science of Pacific Island peoples

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Published by Institute of Pacific Studies in [Suva, Fiji] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethnoscience,
  • Oceania,
  • Oceania.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Oceania.,
    • Ethnoscience -- Oceania.,
    • Oceania -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by John Morrison, Paul Geraghty, Linda Crowl.
      ContributionsMorrison, R. J., Geraghty, Paul A., Crowl, Linda.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN663 .S35 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL451158M
      ISBN 109820201047, 9820201055, 9820201063, 9820201071
      LC Control Number98165687
      OCLC/WorldCa32751402

      Cultural Identity and Ethnicity in the Pacific ed. by Jocelyn Linnekin; Lin Poyer. Published by The University of Hawai'i Recommended retail price $ "[T]he rich historical and ethnographic material contained in this book show that most Oceanic societies were involved in complex exchange networks and inter-island political arrangements long before the arrival of the.   Pacific Diaspora brings together the individual and community histories of Pacific Island peoples in the U.S. It is designed for use in Pacific and ethnic studies courses, but it will also find an audience among those with a general interest in Pacific Islander : Sine Hwang Jensen.

        A number of natives of the Amazon rainforest may partly descend from peoples in the Pacific, researchers say. It remains a mystery as to when . To understand the reasons why low numbers of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders enter colleges, enroll in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, or undertake life sciences/STEM careers, 25 representatives from colleges and schools in seven U.S.-affiliated states and countries across the Pacific participated in a 2.

      A number of recorded traditions are reproduced as well as articles by Pacific Island scholars working within the academy. The nature of Pacific History as a sub-discipline is presented through a sample of key articles from the s until the present that represent the historical evolution of the field and its multidisciplinary nature. David Turnbull and Philip F. Rehbock Introduction Any examination of non-Western knowledge has to start with a reexamination of Western science and technology and their relationship. All too often in the past it has been assumed that the canonical exemplification of rationality, objectivity, universality and truth is Western science and that technology is the proof [ ].


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