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Island Rivers: Fresh Water and Place in Oceania

Wagner, John R.; Jacka, Jerry K.

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Anthropologists have written a great deal about the coastal adaptations and seafaring traditions of Pacific Islanders, but have had much less to say about the significance of rivers for Pacific island culture, livelihood and identity. The authors of this collection seek to fill that gap in the ethnographic record by drawing attention to the deep historical attachments of island communities to rivers, and the ways in which those attachments are changing in response to various forms of economic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018-06
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/204292
DOI: 10.22459/IR.06.2018
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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