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Author Bonnemaison, Joël, 1940-1997.

Title The tree and the canoe : history and ethnogeography of Tanna / Joël Bonnemaison ; translated and adapted by Josée Pénot-Demetry.

Published Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  995.95 BONN    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Dernière île. English
Physical description xxiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series South Sea books.
South Sea books.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-358) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The Invaded Archipelago. 1. On the Path to Myth: Quiros's Great Voyage. 2. Happy "Savages"? 3. Wild Contact. 4. The Gospel and the Kingdom. 5. Catholic Peasant Missionaries and Marginal Churches. 6. "Gone with the Wind" -- Pt. 2. Tanna: Stones within Canoes. 7. Isle of Resilience. 8. Enchanted Space. 9. Society of the Stones. 10. Society of the Hawk. 11. At War. 12. The Return of Magic -- Pt. 3. Fighting on the Island. 13. The Pagans' Resistance. 14. John Frum People. 15. The Bible Revisited. 16. Kastom and Nation. 17. The Revolt. 18. The Meaning of Tanna's Kastom. 19. Conclusion: The Men Ples -- Selected Works by Joel Bonnemaison.
Other author Pénot-Demetry, Josée.
Subject Tanna (Ni-Vanuatu people) -- History.
Tanna (Ni-Vanuatu people) -- Government relations.
Tanna (Ni-Vanuatu people) -- Cultural assimilation.
Human geography -- Vanuatu.
Vanuatu -- Discovery and exploration.
Vanuatu -- History.
Vanuatu -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0824815254 (acid-free paper)