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Pacific Island Languages Essays in Honour of G. B. Milner by J. H. Davidson

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English


  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Language,
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9550248M
ISBN 100728601605
ISBN 109780728601604

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The book Missionary Adventures in the South Pacific describes a large meeting held on one northern Pacific island after the arrival of the missionary ship Morning Star. The book said that islanders “voted by a show of hands, most of them raising both hands and keeping them up a long time for emphasis, that they would forsake idolatry and. The Oceania subgroup include almost all the Austronesian languages of the Polynesian-Melanesian-Micronesian island world, the exception being at the western edges - some languages at the far western end of New Guinea, and Palauan, Chamorro, and possibly Yapese in Micronesia. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. In John Terrell, currently Curator of Oceanic Archaeology and Ethnology at the Field Museum of Natural History published Prehistory in the Pacific Islands under the moniker of the Cambridge University Press. The purpose of the book, as I read it, was to outline the orthodox view of Pacific prehistory.5/5(1).

The Contemporary Pacific covers a wide range of disciplines with the aim of providing comprehensive coverage of contemporary developments in the entire Pacific Islands region and the global Pacific diaspora. It features refereed, readable articles that examine social, economic, political, ecological, literary, and cultural topics, along with political reviews, book and media reviews, resource. This book is part of the Island Alphabet Books series, which features languages and children s artwork from the U.S.-affiliated Pacific. Each hardcover book contains the complete alphabet for the language, four or five examples for each letter, and a word list with English translations.5/5(1). Pacific Island Legends book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 44 Pacific legends retold for young adults/5. First book in this new series from Osprey does certainly make the concept look promising. In a space of little more than 60 pages, author provides an overview of field fortifications used by Japanese for defense of the Pacific islands/5.