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Tahiti Beyond The Postcard

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Miriam Kahn | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 9780295991023
ISBN 13 : 029599102X

Tahiti evokes visions of white beaches and beautiful women. This imagined paradise, created by Euro-American romanticism, endures today as the bedrock of Tahiti's tourism industry,..


The Pacific Islands

Pub Date : 1999-01 | Author : Moshe Rapaport | Publisher : Bess Press

ISBN 10 : 1573060836
ISBN 13 : 9781573060837

Forty-five contributors offer information on the physical environment, history, culture, population, economy, and living environment of the Pacific islands...


A Deeper Sense Of Place

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Jay T. Johnson | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0870717227
ISBN 13 : 9780870717222

This collection of stories, essays, and personal reflections from geographers who have worked collaboratively with Indigenous communities across the globe offers insight into the c..


Legendary Hawai I And The Politics Of Place

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Cristina Bacchilega | Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN 10 : 081223975X
ISBN 13 : 9780812239751

Hawaiian legends figure greatly in the image of tropical paradise that has come to represent Hawai'i in popular imagination. But what are we buying into when we read these stories ..


Righteous Dopefiend

Pub Date : 2009-04-29 | Author : Philippe I. Bourgois | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520230884
ISBN 13 : 9780520230880

Explores the world of homelessness and drug addiction in contemporary United States, discussing such themes as violence, race relations, sexuality, family trauma, social inequality..


Dancing Skeletons

Pub Date : 2013-09-26 | Author : Katherine A. Dettwyler | Publisher : Waveland Press

ISBN 10 : 9781478611585
ISBN 13 : 1478611588

One of the most widely used ethnographies published in the last twenty years, this Margaret Mead Award winner has been used as required reading at more than 600 colleges and univer..


Tourism And Gender

Pub Date : 2007-01-01 | Author : | Publisher : CABI

ISBN 10 : 9781845932725
ISBN 13 : 1845932722

While contemporary popular discourses dismiss gender and feminism as passe, patriarchy and sexism continue to limit human possibilities around the globe. This collection of studies..