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Title Nation making : emergent identities in postcolonial Melanesia / edited by Robert J. Foster
Edition Paperback edition
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1995]
Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 1997


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Description vi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: The Work of Nation Making / Robert J. Foster -- The Formation of Nation-States and National Cultures in Oceania / Edward LiPuma -- Occupying the Headwaters of Tradition: Rhetorical Strategies of Nation Making in Fiji / Henry J. Rutz -- Blood on the Grass and Dogs Will Speak: Ritual Politics and the Nation in Independent Fiji / Martha Kaplan -- Stepping-Stones to National Consciousness: The Solomon Islands Case / Christine Jourdan -- Print Advertisements and Nation Making in Metropolitan Papua New Guinea / Robert J. Foster -- Local Persons, Metropolitan Names: Contending Forms of Simultaneity among the Fuyuge, Papua New Guinea / Eric Hirsch -- Kastom and Nation Making: The Politicization of Tradition on Nguna, Vanuatu / Ellen E. Facey -- Vanishing Nations and the Infiltration of Nationalism: The Case of Papua New Guinea / Michael Jacobsen -- The Privileges of Citizenship: Nations, States, Markets, and Narratives / John D. Kelly
Analysis Ethnicity Melanesia
Melanesia Politics and government
Nationalism Melanesia
Notes First paperback edition 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ethnicity -- Melanesia.
Nationalism -- Melanesia.
Melanesia -- Politics and government.
Author Foster, Robert John, 1957- editor of compilation
LC no. 95008775
ISBN 0472105582 (alk. paper)
9780472105588 (alk. paper)