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Tonality in Austronesian Languages
  

Tonality in Austronesian Languages (Paperback)

Edited by Edmondson, Jerold A.; Gregerson, Kenneth J.

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Chapters: Tonogenesis in the North Huon Gulf ChainRoss, Malcolm DUses of phonation type in JavanesePoedjosoedarmo, Gloria RVoicing and vowel height in Madurese: a preliminary reportCohn, Abigail CPhan Rang Cham and Utsat: Tonogenetic themes and variantsThurgood, GrahamTone in Uts ...

ISBN 9780824815301
Published 25 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Series Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication
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Beyond a Mountain Valley: The Simbu of Papua New Guinea
  

Beyond a Mountain Valley: The Simbu of Papua New Guinea (Hardback)

By Brown, Paula

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The Simbu of highland New Guinea knew only their tribal mountain valley until 1933, when airplanes and white strangers intruded upon their world. Beyond a Mountain Valley focuses on Simbu memories, performance, and conceptions over the last sixty years, particularly those relatin ...

ISBN 9780824817015
Published 26 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Caging the Rainbow: Places, Politics and Aborigines in a North Australian Town
 

Caging the Rainbow: Places, Politics and Aborigines in a North Australian Town (Paperback)

By Merlan, Francesca

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Explores the lives of Aborigines in the small town of Katherine, Australia. Merlan combines ethnography and theory to study issues surrounding the debate about the authenticity of contemporary cultural activity. The vulnerability of Fourth World peoples to others' representations ...

ISBN 9780824820459
Published 31 December 1998 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Melal: A Novel of the Pacific
  

Melal: A Novel of the Pacific (Paperback, New title)

By Barclay, Robert

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On Good Friday, 1981, Rujen Keju and his two sons come face to face with their complicated inheritance - one that includes years of atomic testing and the continued military presence of the US in the Pacific.

ISBN 9780824825911
Published 30 June 2002 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Gossip and the Everyday Production of Politics
  

Gossip and the Everyday Production of Politics (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Besnier, Niko

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Although gossip is disapproved of across the world's societies, it is a prominent feature of sociality, whose role in the construction of society and culture cannot be overestimated. In particular, gossip is central to the enactment of politics: through it people transform differ ...

ISBN 9780824833572
Published 15 July 2009 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture
 

Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture (Hardback)

By Hezel, Francis X., S. J.

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This is a collection of essays based on the experiences of the authors 40 years in Micronesia. The book covers subjects that are of particular interests to people whose upbringing and educational backgrounds are that of the West. Individuals and family

ISBN 9780824836610
Published 15 June 2012 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Pouliuli
 

Pouliuli (Trade Paperback/Paperback, new edition)

By Wendt, Albert

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A powerful novel grappling with the traditional and new forces shaping Samoan society.

ISBN 9780824807283
Published 31 January 1980 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Pacific classics
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Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands
 

Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands (Hardback)

By Alexeyeff, Kalissa

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Features a study of gender, globalization, and expressive culture in the Cook Islands. This book demonstrates how dance in particular plays a key role in articulating the overlapping local, regional, and transnational agendas of Cook Islanders. It also covers conventional views o ...

ISBN 9780824832445
Published 15 April 2009 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai
 

Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Daws, Gavan

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ISBN 9780824809201
Published 31 December 1984 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Dogen Studies
 

Dogen Studies (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Enlarged)

By Lafleur, William R.

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ISBN 9780824810115
Published 30 April 1986 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Series Studies in East Asian Buddhism
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