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Remembrance of Pacific Pasts: An Invitation to Remake History
   

Remembrance of Pacific Pasts: An Invitation to Remake History (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Borofsky, Robert

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How does one describe the Pacific's pasts? The easy confidence historians one had in writing about the region has disappeared in the turmoil surrounding today's politics of representation. Earlier narratives that focused on what happened when are now accu

ISBN 9780824823016
Published 25 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn from It
 

Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn from It (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Borofsky, Robert; Contributions by Albert, Bruce; Hames, Raymond; Hill, Kim; Martins, Leda Leitao

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This is an innovative examination of an anthropological controversy surrounding fieldwork done among the Yanomami Indians in the Amazon which roiled the discipline in the last years. A New York Times bestseller investigated this scandal.

ISBN 9780520244047
Published 31 January 2005 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series California Series in Public Anthropology
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Making History: Pukapukan and Anthropological Constructions of Knowledge
 

Making History: Pukapukan and Anthropological Constructions of Knowledge (Hardback)

By Borofsky, Robert

In 1976, inhabitants of Pakapuka, an island in the South Pacific, revived a traditional form of social organization that several Pakapukan's claimed to have experienced from their youth, but that anthropologists had not recorded. Had the Pakapukans invented it or had the anthropo ...

ISBN 9780521305204
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Published 21 December 1987 by Cambridge University Press
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Making History: Pukapukan and Anthropological Constructions of Knowledge

Making History: Pukapukan and Anthropological Constructions of Knowledge (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Borofsky, Robert

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The author unravels the puzzle of a Pukapukan tradition revived - or invented - in 1976, and in so doing explores two different ways of constructing knowledge about the past, or two different ways of making history .

ISBN 9780521396486
Published 17 December 1990 by Cambridge University Press
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Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn from It
 

Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn from It (Hardback)

By Borofsky, Robert; Albert, Bruce; Hames, Raymond; Hill, Kim; Martins, Leda Leitao

This is an innovative examination of an anthropological controversy surrounding fieldwork done among the Yanomami Indians in the Amazon which roiled the discipline in the last years. A New York Times bestseller investigated this scandal.

ISBN 9780520244030
Published 17 December 2004 by Inbooks
Interest Age All ages
Series California Series in Public Anthropology
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Developments in Polynesian Ethnology
  

Developments in Polynesian Ethnology (Hardback)

Edited by Howard, Alan; Borofsky, Robert

... brings the venerable heritage of Polynesian ethnography fully up to date and relates it to the important issues in contemporary anthropology.

ISBN 9780824811815
Published 28 February 1990 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Remembrance of Pacific Pasts: An Invitation to Remake History
 

Remembrance of Pacific Pasts: An Invitation to Remake History (Hardback)

Edited by Borofsky, Robert

A multicentred, dialogic history of the Pacific. Whether set in Samoa, Fiji, Hawaii, Papua New Guinea or elsewhere, each essay addresses questions that are asked by scholars everywhere.

ISBN 9780824821890
Published 31 August 2000 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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