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The new shape of old island cultures : a half century of social change in Micronesia

Author: Francis X Hezel
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The years since World War II have brought unprecedented social change to Micronesia. Now, drawing on over four decades of experience living and working in the region, the author assess the most striking changes to have swept over the islands since the 1950s.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hezel, Francis X.
New shape of old island cultures.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)654898574
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis X Hezel
ISBN: 082482380X 9780824823801 0824823931 9780824823931
OCLC Number: 44932178
Description: xi, 198 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Family --
Land --
Gender roles --
Birth --
Marriage --
Death --
Sexuality --
Political authority --
Population and migration --
Summing up.
Responsibility: Francis X. Hezel.

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