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Dangerous liaisons : essays in honour of Greg Dening / edited by Donna Merwick.

By: Dening, Greg (Gregory Moore), 1931-
Contributor(s): Merwick, Donna
Language: English Publisher: Parkville, Vict. : University of Melbourne, History Department, 1994.Description: viii, 412p. ; 21cm.ISBN: 0732506077
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Includes bibl. notes. - Contents: History's poetics: an interview with Greg Dening / Ivan Brady; 1, Theatres of encounter. Nokwai - sacrifice to empire / Ron Adams; The discovery of the true savage / M. Sahlins; Explorers and geographers: an uneasy alliance in the 18th century exploration of the Pacific / Glyndwr Williams; The work of the trickster in the Dutch possession of New Netherland / D. Merwick; Remaking Micronesia: American Micronesia 1945-1968 / D. Hanlon; 2, Readings and misreadings. The subjects of law and dialogical narratives: reading Bengali widows' testimonies / D. Chakrabarty; Towards a polysemic hermeneutics of Tahitian excretory ritual / Douglas Oliver; Desiring land in gold-rush Victoria / David Goodman; Tahiti, the Bounty mutiny and the English romantic poets / Alan Frost; Fashioning new worlds from old fathers / C. Zika; 3, "One false move and you're history". The muses of time past and time passing / James Fernandez; Power and meaning: event and text: history and anthropology / Rhys Isaacs; Incomplete histories and histories of the incomplete / R. Borofsky; 4, Subversive practices. The broken lineage of Australian family history / Graeme Davison; Discourses on death in a Melanesian world / Bronwen Douglas; Meatworkers' memories / Chris Healy; Customary landholding in Tonga after the 1875 constitution / E. Wood Ellem; On reflective history: Victorian skullduggery past and present / Tom Griffiths.