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Two Worlds'?: Interpreting Political Leadership Narratives in the 20th-Century Pacific

Corbett, Jack


The phrase 'two worlds' is often used to describe the way in which political leaders in the Pacific Islands navigate and define their lives, and the different sets of societal norms to which they are subject. The capacity to move between 'worlds' is often central to their claims to leadership legitimacy and can be one of the reasons why they are ultimately chosen to lead. Through a comparative analysis of their published life histories, this paper explores the lives of the 20th-century...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/00223344.2012.650148


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