Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Memories of War: Micronesians in the Pacific War (review)

Memories of War: Micronesians in the Pacific War (review) book and media reviews 205 of awakening indigenous people of Experiences of the Pacifi c War, by Lin the Pacifi c, like Tongans, to their own Poyer, Suzanne Falgout, and Laurence histories of colonization that have Carucci [2001]), and it represents the been misconstrued and denied. culmination of a project begun by the Annette Sykes proclaims, “I think it latter authors in 1990 –1991. is going to be a really amazing time in The book’s focus is on Micronesian the next twenty years. . . . We will be cultural memories of the war as they required to look at the revival and the have been preserved in songs, dances, creation of collectives. . . . We’re going stories, and chants. Much of the text is to be supported by our relations from devoted to extensive quotations from Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, the Pacifi c interviews with individuals who lived Ocean, and they are going to need us through the war years and recounted as we need them to help preserve their their recollections for the authors. ways of life” (123). Resistance not Also provided are numerous song only resuscitates Mäori knowledges texts from different island areas, with http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Memories of War: Micronesians in the Pacific War (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 21 (1) – Feb 11, 2009

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-hawai-i-press/memories-of-war-micronesians-in-the-pacific-war-review-G3X7hzb1JK
Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 University of Hawai'i Press.
ISSN
1527-9464

Abstract

book and media reviews 205 of awakening indigenous people of Experiences of the Pacifi c War, by Lin the Pacifi c, like Tongans, to their own Poyer, Suzanne Falgout, and Laurence histories of colonization that have Carucci [2001]), and it represents the been misconstrued and denied. culmination of a project begun by the Annette Sykes proclaims, “I think it latter authors in 1990 –1991. is going to be a really amazing time in The book’s focus is on Micronesian the next twenty years. . . . We will be cultural memories of the war as they required to look at the revival and the have been preserved in songs, dances, creation of collectives. . . . We’re going stories, and chants. Much of the text is to be supported by our relations from devoted to extensive quotations from Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, the Pacifi c interviews with individuals who lived Ocean, and they are going to need us through the war years and recounted as we need them to help preserve their their recollections for the authors. ways of life” (123). Resistance not Also provided are numerous song only resuscitates Mäori knowledges texts from different island areas, with

Journal

The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Feb 11, 2009

There are no references for this article.