Islands and Cultures: How Pacific Islands Provide Paths Toward Sustainability

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Product Details
Price
$42.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
248
Dimensions
5.43 X 8.43 X 0.79 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300253016

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About the Author
Kamanamaikalani Beamer is professor and Dana Naone Hall Endowed Chair, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. Te Maire Tau is associate professor and director, Ngāi Tahu Studies Centre at Canterbury University in New Zealand. Peter M. Vitousek is professor of biology, Clifford G. Morrison Professor of Population and Resource Studies, and a senior fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University.
Reviews
"Islands and Cultures is very important in its content, voice, and coverage. Each chapter is rich with new ideas, and every author brings a different kind of evidence to explore their focal place and peoples."--Eleanor Sterling, director, Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology

"This book seeks--and at times finds--the confluence where the waters of Western knowledge and Pacific indigenous knowledge meet. Humanity's future path is there, a path by which our Mother the Earth and all of her descendants may yet thrive."--Justice Sir Joe Williams, New Zealand Supreme Court

"Islands and Cultures provides a unique contribution in demonstrating how the ideology, epistemology, and science of Polynesian worldviews are woven together to create and maintain the living universe."--Joseph P. Brewer II, University of Kansas