• Outside Gods: History Making in Polynesia

    An issue of: Ethnohistory
    Volume: 52
    Issue: 1
    Pages: 264
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  • 1. Editor's Foreword–Neil L. Whitehead

    2. Preface–Marshall Sahlins

    3. Outside Gods, Foreign Powers: Making History with Global Means and Ends in the Pacific–Martha Kaplan

    4. Boycotts and Coups, Shanti and Mana in Fiji–John D. Kelly

    5. The Hau of Other Peoples' Gifts: Land Owning and Taking in Turn-of-the-Millennium Fiji–Martha Kaplan

    6. Capitalizing on Complicity: Cargo Cults and the Spirit of Modernity on Bali Island (West New Britain)–Andrew Lattas

    7.The Unintended Consequences of Clarification: Development, Disputing, and the Dynamics of Community in Ranongga, Solomon Islands–Debra McDougall

    8. Thinking Outside the Billiard Ball: Cognatic Nationalism and Performing a Maori Public Sphere–Daniel Rosenblatt

    9. Beyond the Horizon? Nationalisms, Feminisms, and Globalization in the Pacific–Margaret Jolly

    10. Negotiating Globalization: Contemporary Pacific Perspectives–Robert J. Foster

    11. Always Discontinuous/Continuous, and "Hybrid" by Its Very Nature: The Culture Concept Historicized–Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney

    12. A Pest in the Land: New World Epidemics in a Global Perspective–Martha Few

    13.A Pest in the Land: New World Epidemics in a Global Perspective –W. George Lovell

    14. A Pest in the Land: New World Epidemics in a Global Perspective–David Sowell

    15. Recent DakotaTexts–Carolyn R. Anderson

    16. Constructing Cultures Then and Now: Celebrating Franz Boas and the Jesup North Pacific Expedition–Thomas F. Thornton

    17. Northern Haida Master Carvers–Marie Mauzé

    18. Plateau Indians and the Quest for Spiritual Power, 1700-1850–Mary C. Wright

    19. Yuchi Ceremonial Life: Performance, Meaning, and Tradition in a Contemporary American Indian Community–Pamela Innes

    20. Before the Volcano Erupted: The Ancient Cerén Village in Central America–T. Kam Manahan

    21. The Guaraní under Spanish Rule in the Río de la Plata–Hal Langfur

    22. Resilient Cultures: America's Native Peoples Confront European Colonization, 1500-1800–Camilla Townsend

    23. Represented Communities: Fiji and World Decolonization–Stephan P. Edwards

    24. Privilegios en lucha: La información de doña Isabel Moctezuma; La nobleza indígena del centro de México después de la conquista –Alexander F. Christensen

    25. Women Traders in Cross-Cultural Perspective: Mediating Identities, Marketing Wares–Jeffrey H. Cohen

    26. La comunidad Purhépecha es nuestra fuerza: Etnicidad, cultura, y región en un movimiento indígena en Mexico–Edward F. Fischer

    27. An Archaeological Guide to Central and Southern Mexico–Blanca Maldonado

    28. Mexico's Indigenous Past–Zachary Nelson

    29. Indians, Merchants, and Markets. A Reinterpretation of the Repartimiento and Spanish-Indian Economic Relations in Colonial Oaxaca 1750-1821–Robert W. Patch

    30. Time, History, and Belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico–David Tavárez

    31. The Articulated Peasant: Household Economies in the Andes–Paul Trawick

    32. The Language Encounter in the Americas, 1492-1800–Elizabeth R. Wright

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