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The Pacific Islands

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Published by University Press of Hawaii in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islands of the Pacific.
    • Subjects:
    • Islands of the Pacific

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas L. Oliver ; ill. by Sheila Mitchell Oliver ; foreword by Harry L. Shapiro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU17 .O56 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 456 p. :
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5197044M
      ISBN 100824803973
      LC Control Number75019352

      It invites you to think about truth, reality, knowledge, beauty and community and to look deeper into contemporary culture and see the imprint and impact of ideas. Most islanders have some familiarity with English or French; one or the other of these is the official language of virtually all Pacific Islands. On November 27,the Laie Hawaii Temple was the first temple outside continental United States, and thus also arguably first outside North America and first in Polynesia. On April 10,the 1st Air Fleet was formed with four regular carriers as its nucleus.

      While both the U. Only about 36 of the islands are inhabited by a total population of about one hundred twenty thousand people. Culture areas of the Pacific Islands. Villagers on some smaller islands and New Guinea rear pigs and goats for local use. The prospect was scarcely bright.

      Fiji The Pacific Islands book often referred to as the crossroads of the South Pacific, but it is closer than you think. But while the stories of Lehi and Jared are generally accepted, that of Hagoth is more ambiguous and not universally supported by practising church members, and not at all by non-members of the church. In a way, Asia could be said to be reclaiming the Pacific from the Western powers. As drew to its close, however, the war in China had turned into a stalemate, and Japan had already committed itself to the Axis and antagonized the West. This alliance gave Japanese leaders the security they needed to expand their designs for an East Asian empire into Indochina and beyond.


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For discussion of the arts and cultures of the region, see the articles Oceanic art and architectureOceanic music and danceOceanic literatureMelanesian cultureMicronesian cultureand Polynesian culture.

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