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Historical archaeology of early modern colonialism in Asia-Pacific. Volume I. The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian regions

Author: María Cruz Berrocal; Zhenhua Zang
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For decades, global colonialism and capitalist expansion has been viewed and interpreted as a purely Eurocentric phenomenon beginning in the sixteenth century with the age of exploration. Recent research has pulled the focus from Europe toward China as the first agent of global expansion. This collection will continue to challenge the northern European narrative to include the Chinese, Iberian, and Japanese  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: María Cruz Berrocal; Zhenhua Zang
ISBN: 9780813054759 0813054753
OCLC Number: 982651271
Description: xii, 327 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Understanding early modern colonialism in Asia and the Pacific / María Cruz Berrocal and Cheng-Hwa Tsang --
Historiographical absences and archaeological consequences: the early modern European journeys in the Pacific / María Cruz Berrocal --
The abandonment of Alofi Island (Western Polynesia) before missionary times: a consequence of early European contact? / Christophe Sand --
When "early" modern colonialism comes late: historical archaeology in Vanuatu / James L. Flexner and Matthew Spriggs --
From first encounters to sustained engagement and alienation: European and ni-vanuatu contact from 1774 To 1915, Port Sandwich, Malakula, Vanuatu, Southwest Pacific / Stuart Bedford, Marcellin Abong, Richard Shing and Frederique Valentin --
"Great powers" in the Pacific Islands: a calibrated comparison of Spanish and Anglo-American colonialism / James M. Bayman --
Spain in the Mariana Islands, 1521-1898 / Frank J. Quimby --
The archaeological remains of early modern Spanish colonialism on Guam and their implications / Boyd Dixon, Andrea Jalandoni and Cacilie Craft --
Jesuit missionary work in the Mariana Islands (1668-1769) / Alexandre Coello de la Rosa --
Island Taiwan in the seventeenth century: an historiographical overview / Ann Heylen --
Encountering the wider world before the transition to history: Chinese ceramics in proto-historic Taiwan --
(tenth-sixteenth centuries) / Liu Yi-Chang and Wang Su-chin.
Responsibility: edited by María Cruz Berrocal and Cheng-Hwa Tsang.

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Case studies from Alofi, Vanuatu, the Marianas, Hawai`i, Guam, and Taiwan compare the development of colonialism across different islands. Contributors discuss human settlement before the arrival of  Read more...

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