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The New Shape of Old Island Cultures: A Half Century of Social Change in Micronesia (review)

The New Shape of Old Island Cultures: A Half Century of Social Change in Micronesia (review) book and media rev iews 491 effort and last but not least for [ her] island group (Introduction) that sets passion and wisdom in writing this the stage for institution-specific discus- book for all the people of Niue to be s i o n s in the chapters to follow. Chap- proud” (v). ter 1 establishes the tone and format for presenting the effect of moderniz- b et ty icke s ing influences on island societies. The University of Hawai‘i, Mänoa subsequent discussion of changes to family structure is prefaced by a * * * vignette that gives voice to contem- The New Shape of Old Island Cul- porary Micronesian experience and t u r e s : A Half Century of Social C h a n g e locates the cause of much social in Micronesia, by Francis X Hezel. upheaval in the nuclearization of the Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Pres s , family. Chapter 2 documents the cor- 2001. isbn 0 – 8248 –2393–1; xi + 198 rosive impact of the rising cash econ- pages, maps, notes, bibliography, omy on the traditional resource base: index. u s$19.95. land. Once a marker of identity and under corporate control http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

The New Shape of Old Island Cultures: A Half Century of Social Change in Micronesia (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 14 (2) – Jul 1, 2002

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book and media rev iews 491 effort and last but not least for [ her] island group (Introduction) that sets passion and wisdom in writing this the stage for institution-specific discus- book for all the people of Niue to be s i o n s in the chapters to follow. Chap- proud” (v). ter 1 establishes the tone and format for presenting the effect of moderniz- b et ty icke s ing influences on island societies. The University of Hawai‘i, Mänoa subsequent discussion of changes to family structure is prefaced by a * * * vignette that gives voice to contem- The New Shape of Old Island Cul- porary Micronesian experience and t u r e s : A Half Century of Social C h a n g e locates the cause of much social in Micronesia, by Francis X Hezel. upheaval in the nuclearization of the Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Pres s , family. Chapter 2 documents the cor- 2001. isbn 0 – 8248 –2393–1; xi + 198 rosive impact of the rising cash econ- pages, maps, notes, bibliography, omy on the traditional resource base: index. u s$19.95. land. Once a marker of identity and under corporate control

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Published: Jul 1, 2002

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