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Norfolk Island : history, people, environment, language

Author: Peter Mühlhäusler; Joshua Nash
Publisher: London : Battlebridge Publications, 2012. (c)2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mühlhäusler; Joshua Nash
ISBN: 1903292255 9781903292259
OCLC Number: 794620673
Language Note: Includes text in Pitcairn-Norfolk.
Notes: Includes Pitcairn-Norfolk vocabulary.
Description: vi, 134 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits; 23 cm
Contents: Getting there --
History of tourism on Norfolk --
Accommodation --
Things to see and do --
The first settlement --
The second settlement --
The Bounty and Pitcairn --
Pitcairners' arrival on Norfolk Island --
The Melanesian mission --
The post-mission era --
Pitcairn renaissance --
Norfolk Island's population today --
What is Norfolk society? --
The literal and metaphorical Norfolk --
The Pitcairners' relocation --
Family structure and kamfram (ancestry) --
Political exceptionalism --
Sports and sports clubs --
Positive human impact --
Family and business names --
Tangible cultural heritage --
Lubbe --
Norfolk occasions and celebrations --
Bounty clothes and hats --
Youth Centre --
Council of elders --
Utilitarian society --
Norfolk expressions about clothes and dress --
Farming words --
Norfolk sheds --
Funerals --
Ghost stories and "spooky Norfolk" --
Lay of the land --
Natural history --
Flora --
Norfolk's land fauna --
Places and placenames --
Fishing ground names --
Kingston and Author Vale heritage area --
The lexicon of Norf'k as a memory of the history of its speakers --
Resettlement on Norfolk island --
Fishes and fishing --
Modern environmental perspectives on Norfolk --
Introduction --
What is Pitkern-Norf'k? --
Early historical records --
The ontology of Pitkern-Norf'k --
Naming the language --
The grammar of Norf'k --
Pronouns --
Spatial orientation in Norf'k --
The complex negation system --
Possessives --
Benefactives --
The copula --
Some notes on the lexicon of Norf'k --
Reasons for the decline in the speaking of Norf'k --
Revival of Norf'k language --
Mainstreaming the language in education --
Use of Norf'k in song writing, story writing, poetry, and other cultural events --
The spelling debate --
Language and interaction on Norfolk Island --
Norfolk business names --
Summary and conclusion.
Responsibility: Peter Mühlhäusler, Joshua Nash.

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