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Summoning the Powers Beyond: Traditional Religions in Micronesia by Jay Dobbin (review)

Summoning the Powers Beyond: Traditional Religions in Micronesia by Jay Dobbin (review) 566 the contemporary pacific • 26:2 (2014) resource extraction. The challenge for Summoning the Powers Beyond: future scholars is to take Van Fossen’s Traditional Religions in Micronesia, work further by exploring in greater by Jay Dobbin with Francis X Hezel, detail the political economy of tax sj. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i havens and the agency of states and Press, 2011. isbn 978-0-8248- of key actors within the state. Such 3203-2, 286 pages, figures, tables, work would go further in describing notes, bibliography, index. Cloth, who benefits from the maintenance us$55.00. of tax havens and offshore financial centers and how these key actors are Jay Dobbin, who passed away the year able to ensure that Pacific Island states this book was published, identified continue to protect their pecuniary the goal of his study as a descriptive interests. Van Fossen describes the reconstruction of preindustrial Micro- world of offshore havens as a kind of nesian religions. It was a formidable “meeting place—a point of intersec- task, given the dynamic and varied tion between different spheres which nature of those belief systems prior to may be separated onshore, a chan- contact, their replacement or diminish- nel joining the white, grey and black http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Summoning the Powers Beyond: Traditional Religions in Micronesia by Jay Dobbin (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 26 (2) – Sep 17, 2014

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Abstract

566 the contemporary pacific • 26:2 (2014) resource extraction. The challenge for Summoning the Powers Beyond: future scholars is to take Van Fossen’s Traditional Religions in Micronesia, work further by exploring in greater by Jay Dobbin with Francis X Hezel, detail the political economy of tax sj. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i havens and the agency of states and Press, 2011. isbn 978-0-8248- of key actors within the state. Such 3203-2, 286 pages, figures, tables, work would go further in describing notes, bibliography, index. Cloth, who benefits from the maintenance us$55.00. of tax havens and offshore financial centers and how these key actors are Jay Dobbin, who passed away the year able to ensure that Pacific Island states this book was published, identified continue to protect their pecuniary the goal of his study as a descriptive interests. Van Fossen describes the reconstruction of preindustrial Micro- world of offshore havens as a kind of nesian religions. It was a formidable “meeting place—a point of intersec- task, given the dynamic and varied tion between different spheres which nature of those belief systems prior to may be separated onshore, a chan- contact, their replacement or diminish- nel joining the white, grey and black

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Sep 17, 2014

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