A History of the Pacific Islands: Passages through Tropical Timeby Scarr,Deryck
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Table of Contents
|List of Maps|
|List of Illustrations|
|Sea of Uprearing Billows|
|Sea-Lanes: An overview||p. 3|
|Defining an Ocean||p. 10|
|'Big Waqa, Great Labour': Oceanic Worlds on Shore and Sea|
|Darkness from the Sea||p. 21|
|The Way to Atuona||p. 33|
|Destinies Ashore||p. 44|
|Vaka from Tangaroa: European Exploration from the Sixteenth Century|
|Unpacific Seas, Ultimate Landfalls||p. 57|
|Oceania Charted, Humankind Redefined 1767-1793||p. 73|
|Schooner on the Reef: Cultural Exchanges in Island Worlds 1800-1860|
|Mirrors and Mobility||p. 87|
|Money, Rim Ports, Shipowners and Time||p. 104|
|Literature, Death, Marriage, Dependence and Island Mind||p. 114|
|Ages of Passing Innocence: Lives, Commerce and Politics in Oceania 1860-1914|
|Credit and Copra Kings||p. 129|
|Power, Labour, Production, Outport and Identity: The Fiji case 1871 to 1919||p. 141|
|Not from Mountain but Canoe||p. 155|
|Ports, Passage-Making Mortality and Moderated Morality in the Labour Traffic||p. 162|
|'Bout Ship and Try Again: Worlds' Impingement and Colonial Orders 1914-1945|
|Ironic Gestures, Senses of Self and Survival||p. 183|
|Romance and Realities||p. 191|
|Visions and Contradictions: The Early Twentieth Century||p. 204|
|Shipping Companies, Competition and Japan's Dull Steel 1900-1940||p. 217|
|Islands in Wartime: Like Destroyers in Line Ahead||p. 233|
|Postwar Worlds, Retrospectively||p. 259|
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