Pacific islands trajectories : five personal views / edited by Ton Otto.
By: Otto, Ton
Contributor(s): Australian National University. Research School of Pacific Studies | Katholieke Universiteit (Nijmegen). Centre for Pacific StudiesLanguage: English Publisher: Canberra : Australian National University, 1993.Description: viii, 177p. ; 21cm.ISBN: 0731518950
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Delivered as keynote addresses during the first European Colloquium on Pacific Studies organised by the Centre for Pacific Studies in Nijmegen, 17-19 December 1992 (Pref.). - Contents: Empty tins for lost traditions? The West's material and intellectual involvement in the Pacific / T. Otto; A tin with the meat taken out: a bleak anthropological view of unsustainable development / R.M. Keesing; Is the West the model for humankind? The Baruya of New Guinea between change and decay / M. Godelier; Reflections on history in Polynesia / Alan Howard; Unsteady concepts in the South Seas / Jean Guiart; Shaping and reshaping of the Pacific: the perpetual European influence / S. Polonhou Pokawin.