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Essays on the Depopulation of Melanesia


Everard Im Thurn, W. J. Durrad, Felix Speiser, A. I. Hopkins, W. C. O'Ferrall, C. M. Woodford, Wm MacGregor, W. H. R. Rivers
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  • Date Published: June 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107511903

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  • Originally published in 1922, and relatively forward-thinking for its time, this collection of essays addresses the problem of depopulation in Melanesia as a result of white interference and colonialism. The contributors examine various factors in the population decrease, including diseases introduced by colonists and the psychological impact of outside interference. This book will be of value to anyone interested in colonialism or the colonial history of Melanesia.

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    • Date Published: June 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107511903
    • length: 138 pages
    • dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 mm
    • weight: 0.14kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface Everard Im Thurn
    1. Introduction
    2. The depopulation of Melanesia W. J. Durrad
    3. Decadence and preservation in the New Hebrides Felix Speiser
    4. Depopulation in the Solomon Islands A. I. Hopkins
    5. The depopulation of Santa Cruz and the Reef Islands W. C. O'Ferrall
    6. The Solomon Islands C. M. Woodford
    7. Disease and its treatment Wm MacGregor
    8. The psychological factor W. H. R. Rivers.

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    W. H. R Rivers


    Everard Im Thurn, W. J. Durrad, Felix Speiser, A. I. Hopkins, W. C. O'Ferrall, C. M. Woodford, Wm MacGregor, W. H. R. Rivers

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