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Changing Lives and Livelihoods: Culture, Capitalism and Contestation over Marine Resources in Island Melanesia

Kinch, Jeffrey


TThis thesis is both a contemporary and a longitudinal ethnographic case study of Brooker Islanders. Brooker Islanders are a sea-faring people that inhabit a large marine territory in the West Calvados Chain of the Louisiade Archipelago in Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. In the late 19th Century, Brooker Islanders began to be incorporated into an emerging global economy through the production of various marine resources that were desired by mainly Australian capitalist interests. ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5e9ecc08d7068


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