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A History of Culture Contact in North-Eastern New Caledonia 1774-1870

Douglas, Bronwen Phyllis


THIS work is a study of interaction and change. The central theme is interaction between members of two entirely different cultural groups, Melanesians of New Caledonia and the Europeans with whom they came into· contact between 1774 and 1870. Within this theme the main focus of attention is the impact of culture contact on Melanesian social organization, attitudes and way of life during the period of intensive contact after 1843. The process was reciprocal and to some extent...[Show more]

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Date published: 1972
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7634c1ddea0


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