Remembrance of Pacific pasts : an invitation to remake history / edited by Robert Borofsky. - Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2000. - xvi, 557 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 475-535) and index.

Preface: A Belauan story of creation / Ngirakland Malsol -- An invitation / Robert Borofsky -- Inside us the dead / Albert Wendt -- Releasing the voices: historicizing colonial encounters in the Pacific / Peter Hempenstall -- Starting from trash / Klaus Neumann -- Indigenous knowledge and academic imperialism / Vilsoni Hereniko -- Valuing the Pacific -- an interview with James Clifford -- Possessing Tahiti / Greg Dening -- Remembering first contact: realities and romance / Edward Schieffelin and Robert Crittenden -- Constructing "Pacific" peoples / Bernard Smith -- A view from afar (North America) -- a commentary / Richard White -- Hawai'i in the early nineteenth century: the kingdom and the kingship / Marshall Sahlins -- Deaths on the mountain: an account of police violence in the highlands of Papua New Guinea / August Kituai -- Colonial conversions: difference, hierarchy, and history in early twentieth-century evangelical propaganda / Nicholas Thomas -- The French way in plantation systems / Michel Panoff -- The New Zealand wars and the myth of conquest / James Belich -- Theorizing Maori women's lives: paradoxes of the colonial male gaze / Patricia Grimshaw and Helen Morton -- Conqueror / W.S. Merwin -- World War II in Kiribati / Sam Highland -- Barefoot benefactors: a study of Japanese views of Melanesians / Hisafumi Saito -- A view from afar (South Asia) -- an interview with Gyan Prakash -- Decolonization / Stewart Firth -- Colonised people / Grace Mera Molisa -- My blood / Konai Helu Thaman -- Custom and the way of the land: past and present in Vanuatu and Fiji / Margaret Jolly -- The relationship between the United States and the native Hawaiian people: a case of spouse abuse / Brenda Luana Machado Lee -- Moe'uhane / Joseph Balaz -- Simply Chamarro: telling tales of demise and survival in Guam / Vicente M. Diaz -- Mixed blood / Teresia Kieuea Teaiwa -- Ngati Kangaru / Patricia Grace -- Our Pacific / Vaine Rasmussen -- Treaty-related research and versions of New Zealand history / Alan Ward -- Cook, Lono, Obeyesekere, and Sahlins / Robert Borofsky -- A view from afar (Middle East) -- an interview with Edward Said -- Epilogue: pasts to remember / Epeli Hau'ofa.

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Public opinion -- Pacific Area.


Pacific Area -- Civilization.
Pacific Area -- Foreign public opinion.

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