book and media reviews 489 the case of Akiba Takashi; Korean Namoluk Beyond the Reef: The studies in Japan; Taiwanese folklore; Transformation of a Micronesian Chinese peasant societies in Japan; Community, by Mac Marshall. and colonial studies in Indonesia. Westview Case Studies in Anthro- The last chapter, “Resuscitating pology. Boulder: Westview Press, Nationalism: Brunei under the 2004. isbn cloth, 0-8133-4163-9; Japanese Military Administration, paper, 0-8133-4162-0; xvii + 174 1941–1945,” by B A Hussainmiya, pages, tables, maps, notes, photo- addresses the development of nation- graphs, abbreviations and acronyms, alism in Brunei during the Japanese glossary, bibliography, index. Cloth, occupation of that country. Hussain- us$70.00; paper, us$20.00. miya explains that the Japanese occupation policies comprised some This book by Mac Marshall seeks measures that contrasted so much to explore the effects of regional with previous British policies that the and international migration on a political and cultural sensibilities of small community on the atoll of the Brunei people were awakened, Namoluk, in Chuuk State, Federated resulting in the enhancement of States of Micronesia. The atoll has nationalist sentiments. eight matrilineal clans, the original All told, this is an important vol- members of which immigrated to ume in the history of anthropology.
The Contemporary Pacific – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Jul 29, 2005