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The Resource Cultural atlas of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific, Richard Nile and Christian Clerk

Cultural atlas of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific, Richard Nile and Christian Clerk

Label
Cultural atlas of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific
Title
Cultural atlas of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific
Statement of responsibility
Richard Nile and Christian Clerk
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The region covered by this Cultural Atlas is a vast and geographically diverse one. Its landscapes range from the arid, eroded expanses of Australia - once part of the ancient continent of Gondwanaland - to the rugged, forested mountains of New Guinea, the ice-carved fjords and volcanoes of New Zealand and the scattered coral atolls and volcanic peaks of the South Pacific islands. Taking migration as one of its themes, the Atlas traces the great movements of people into
  • This region from earliest times. This Atlas describes the complex societies and cultures that evolved in the Pacific in response to its diverse island environments, exploring the differences and similarities between its three major cultural areas, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. This Atlas examines the founding myths that shaped Australia and New Zealand's emergent national identities and looks at the great changes that have taken place since 1945, with former
  • Colonial ties and values giving way to an official doctrine of multiculturalism, and to resurgent forms of indigenous culture. The final chapter surveys the world of the South Pacific since decolonization as its newly independent nations seek to ensure a secure economic future for all its peoples
Cataloging source
NZ1
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nile, Richard
Dewey number
990
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
DU107
LC item number
.N55 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Clerk, Christian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Oceania
  • Civilization
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Oceania
  • Kultur
  • Geschichte
  • Australien
  • Neuseeland
  • Ozeanien
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Oceania
Label
Cultural atlas of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific, Richard Nile and Christian Clerk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (227-228) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 3.
  • Post-European contact
  • The Pacific and the European imagination
  • Frontiers and resistance
  • A community of thieves
  • The white tribes of the Antipodes
  • The South Pacific today
  • pt. 1.
  • The geographical background
  • Ocean and islands
  • pt. 2.
  • The great migrations
  • Aboriginal Australia
  • Across the great ocean
  • Changing worlds of the islands
Control code
ocm34116794
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780816030835
Lccn
96001456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps (some color), plan, portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34116794
  • (OCoLC)34116794
Label
Cultural atlas of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific, Richard Nile and Christian Clerk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (227-228) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 3.
  • Post-European contact
  • The Pacific and the European imagination
  • Frontiers and resistance
  • A community of thieves
  • The white tribes of the Antipodes
  • The South Pacific today
  • pt. 1.
  • The geographical background
  • Ocean and islands
  • pt. 2.
  • The great migrations
  • Aboriginal Australia
  • Across the great ocean
  • Changing worlds of the islands
Control code
ocm34116794
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780816030835
Lccn
96001456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps (some color), plan, portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34116794
  • (OCoLC)34116794

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