American anthropology in Micronesia : an assessment / edited by Robert C. Kiste, Mac Marshall.
By: Kiste, Robert C
Contributor(s): Marshall, Mac | Center for Pacific Islands StudiesLanguage: English Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai`i Press, 1999.Description: xx, 628p. : ill., maps, photos., tables ; 24cm.ISBN: 0824820177
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Map on end-papers. Based on the 18th annual CPIS conference "American anthropology and Micronesia" held October 20-23 1993 at Tokai University, Honolulu.
Bibl.: p. 515-610.
Contents: Anthropology in Micronesia: the context / Robert C. Kiste and Suzanne Falgout; Magellan's chroniclers?: American anthropology's history in Micronesia / David Hanlon; Cultural ecology and ecological anthropology in Micronesia / William H. Alkire; "Partial connections": kinship and social organization in Micronesia / Mac Marshall; Politics in postwar Micronesia / Glenn Petersen; Ethnicity and identity in Micronesia / Lin Poyer; Psychological anthropology and its discontents: science and rhetoric in postwar Micronesia / Peter W. Black; Missed opportunities: American anthropological studies of Micronesian arts / Karen L. Nero; American anthropology's contribution to social problems research in Micronesia / Francis X. Hezel; Staking ground: medical anthropology, health and medical services in Micronesia / Donald H. Rubinstein; Anthropology and the law in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands / Edward C. King; Ripples from a Micronesian sea / Mac Marshall; A half century in retrospect / Robert C. Kiste.