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Review Forum: O’Brien, P 2017, Tautai: Sāmoa, World History, and the Life of Ta’isi O.F. Nelson

Howes, Hilary


Biography, Barbara Caine suggests, has much to offer history. It can give us ‘insight […] into the lives and thought of significant individuals’ or those of ‘less-exalted and ordinary people’.It can also illuminate ‘the ways in which particular institutions and events and larger-scale social, economic and political developments were felt, understood and experienced by those who lived through them’.1 These benefits are true of Indigenous and non-Indigenous biographies alike, and The Journal of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/00223344.2019.1583308


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