restricted access   Volume 18, Number 2, Fall 2006

Table of Contents

From: The Contemporary Pacific

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Special Issue: Melanesian Mining Modernities: Past, Present, and Future

Guest Editor: Paige West and Marhta Macintyre

About the Artist: Larry Santana

p. ix
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Articles

Grass Roots and Deep Holes: Community Responses to Mining in Melanesia

pp. 215-231
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Hinterland History: The Ok Tedi Mine and Its Cultural Consequences in Telefolmin

pp. 233-263
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Who Is the "Original Affluent Society"? Ipili "Predatory Expansion" and the Porgera Gold Mine, Papua New Guinea

pp. 265-292
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Environmental Conservation and Mining: Strange Bedfellows in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea

pp. 295-313
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Local Laborers in Papua New Guinea Mining: Attracted or Compelled to Work?

pp. 315-333
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Cannibalistic Imaginaries: Mining the Natural and Social Body in Papua New Guinea

pp. 335-359
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The Ecology and Economy of Indigenous Resistance: Divergent Perspectives on Mining in New Caledonia

pp. 361-392
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Political Reviews

Fiji

pp. 396-399
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New Caledonia

pp. 399-413
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Papua New Guinea

pp. 413-423
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Solomon Islands

pp. 423-430
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Vanuatu

pp. 430-438
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Book and Media Reviews

The Manipulation of Custom: From Uprising to Intervention in the Solomon Islands, and: Happy Isles in Crisis: The Historical Causes for a Failing State in Solomon Islands, 1988-2004 (review)

pp. 442-444
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The Unseen City: Anthropological Perspectives on Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (review)

pp. 444-447
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Sovereignty under Siege? Globalization and New Zealand (review)

pp. 447-449
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Mining and Indigenous Lifeworlds in Australia and Papua New Guinea (review)

pp. 449-451
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Colonial Dis-Ease: US Navy Health Policies and the Chamorros of Guam, 1898-1941 (review)

pp. 451-453
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Life in the Republic of the Marshall Islands / Mour ilo Republic eo an Majol (review)

pp. 453-456
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Historiographie de la Nouvelle-Caledonie (review)

pp. 456-458
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The Aborigines of Taiwan: The Puyuma; From Headhunting to the Modern World (review)

pp. 459-461
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Postcolonial Pacific Writing: Representations of the Body (review)

pp. 461-464
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Tu: A Novel (review)

pp. 464-466
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Voice Carried My Family (review)

pp. 466-469
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Sing-song (review)

pp. 469-471
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Theatre and Political Process: Staging Identities in Tokelau and New Zealand (review)

pp. 471-473
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Pacific Jewelry and Adornment (review)

pp. 473-476
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American Memorial Park Visitor Center and WWII Exhibit Hall, National Park Service (review)

pp. 476-480
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Adorning the World: Art of the Marquesas Islands (review)

pp. 480-483
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 485-487
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Images

p. 2006
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