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Micronesian histories

Nicholas J. Goetzfridt

Micronesian histories

an analytical bibliography and guide to interpretations

by Nicholas J. Goetzfridt

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, CT .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNicholas J. Goetzfridt and Karen M. Peacock.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 337 p. :
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22548425M
ISBN 100313291039

This was the first book-length archaeological study of Micronesia, a collection of island groups in the Western Pacific Ocean. Drawing on a wide range of archaeological, anthropological and historical sources, the author explores the various ways that the societies of these islands have been interpreted since European navigators first arrived there in the sixteenth by: Many people take pride in knowing something of their history, but are at a loss when it comes to the old religious beliefs and practices. For your information, Jay Dobbin has just published a book on traditional Micronesian religions: "Summoning the Powers Beyond" published just a couple of months ago by UH Press.

  Micronesian Seminar Presents: Voices of Pohnpei (Part 1) source video: 4. Upon a Stone Altar: A History of the Islands of Pohnpei to , Remaking Micronesia: Discourses over Development in a Pacific Territory, –, Hezel, Francis X. Reflections on Micronesia,

  “Don’t know much about history,” goes the famous song. It’s an apt motto for the Common Core’s elementary school curriculum. And it’s becoming a .   Other theories suggest that the Polynesians may have actually sailed from South America. One of the main proponents of this alternative theory was the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl, who, in , famously sailed aboard the Kon-Tiki from the coast of Peru to the Tuamotu Islands—over 4, miles away.. More than just the Kon-Tiki, however, sweet .


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"Micronesian Histories is an essential reference work for researchers and students interested in the Caroline and Marshall Islands. A concise guide to the work of over scholars, the volume is comprehensive, well written and well : Nicholas J.

Goetzfridt, Karen M. Peacock. A core title for individuals interested in Pacific history and historiography, this bibliography provides a critical summary and analysis of the scholarship on Micronesian history, as /5(2). Explore our list of Micronesia - History Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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Books shelved as micronesia: Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore, My Urohs by Emelihter Kihleng, The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagi. Marshall Islands - History: Books. 1 - 5 of 5 results. Grid View Grid.

List View List. Pre-Order Now Add to Wishlist. Quickview. Coral and Concrete: by Greg Dvorak. Paperback $ Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book!. A useful title for individuals interested in Pacific history and historiography, this bibliography provides a critical summary and analysis of the scholarship on Micronesian history.

Micronesia: Winds of Change. A Book of Reading on the History of Micronesia. “The tale [of Strangers in Their Own Land] is one of interplay between four sequential colonial regimes (Spain Germany, Japan, and the United States) and the diverse island cultures they governed. Written By: Micronesia, country in the western Pacific Ocean.

It is composed of more than islands and islets in the Caroline Islands archipelago and is divided roughly along cultural and linguistic lines into the states of—from west to east—Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae. kosrae has had many other names as well: kusaie, katau,kato,kosiu,kuthiu,kuzio,carao tevya,strong's island, hope island.

it is believed that the name "kosrae" comes from the islands in the south, where it's generally acknowledged the first kosraeans came from.

in many islands, a prefix indicating title precedes the island name or clan or family. "Micronesian Histories is an essential reference work for researchers and students interested in the Caroline and Marshall Islands.

A concise guide to the work of over scholars, the volume is comprehensive, well written and well : ABC-CLIO. Ancient Origins articles related to Micronesia in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends.

(Page 1 of tag Micronesia). Publisher by: History of Micronesia Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 69 Total Download: File Size: 47,6 Mb. Description: This volume is part of a series on the history of the North Pacific.

It contains primary source material (official reports, private letters) and extracts from rare books, translated from various languages. Format: Paperback Mr. Harris' book offers the reader much more than photographs.

It is a marriage of historical narrative and photos that illustrate the first years of Scouting and Baden-Powell as guide, guardian and founder of the movement. The writing style is. Micronesian Mythology Micronesia, an area in the southwest Pacific Ocean containing thousands of islands, has no single mythology.

The various islands and island groups—including the Caroline Islands, Marshall Islands, Mariana Islands, and Gilbert Islands—each have their own collection of legends and mythological beings. Discover Nan Madol Ruins in Micronesia: The ruins of a South Pacific island city are spectacular and strange enough to have inspired H.P.

Lovecraft. The Federated States of Micronesia are located on the Caroline Islands in the western Pacific Ocean. The history of the modern Federated States of Micronesia is one of settlement by Micronesians; colonization by Spain, Germany, and Japan; United Nations trusteeship under United States-administered Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; and gradual independence.

The MicSem Library, encompassing ab titles, is one of the best collections on Micronesia anywhere in the world. Aside from its published materials on the area, the library contains locally produced reports. It also contains maps and microfilms in. In the book, Blood on their Banner: Nationalist Struggles in the South Pacific, David Robie writes, the more than islands of Micronesia have played a vital role in modern strategic history.

Japanese aircraft launched their attack on Peal Harbor from Micronesia, plunging the United States into the Second World War. Written By: Micronesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Micronesia.

The region of Micronesia lies between the Philippines and Hawaii and encompasses more than 2, islands, most of which are small and many of which are found in clusters. The stories usually revolved around three main characters, such as a rat, a crab, and either a turtle or an octopus, and recounted the pranks they played on other creatures.

The myths also helped explain the relationships among various animals. Some evil characters in Micronesian myths were cannibal spirits or ogres. Book of readings on Micronesian history. [Agana, Guam]: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Book of readings on Micronesian history.

[Agana, Guam]: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.Infoplease has everything you need to know about Micronesia. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Micronesia's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture, religion and languages.

If that's not enough, click over to our collection of world maps and flags.This book was prepared for the centennial of the church in each island group. The Catholic Church in Micronesia: Historical Essays on the Catholic Church in the Caroline-Marshall Islands By Francis X.

Hezel, SJ Micronesian Seminar: History Religion.