Spring 10(1)


Creating Their Own Culture: Diasporic Tongans
Helen Morton

The Stench of the Past: Revisionism in Pacific Islands and Australian History
Klaus Neumann

Should We Hate or Love MIRAB?
Bernard Poirine

Do Migrants’ Remittances Decline over Time? Evidence from Tongans and Western Samoans in Australia
Richard P C Brown


An Interview with Patricia Grace
Vilsoni Hereniko

Conspiracy, Class, and Culture in Oceania: A View from the Cook Islands
Jeffrey Sissons

Political Reviews

Micronesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 1996 to 30 June 1997
Samuel F McPhetres, Donald R Shuster, Richard Wyttenbach-Santos

Polynesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 1996 to 30 June 1997
Ron Crocombe, Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe, Kerry James, Lilikalā Kame‘eleihiwa, Stephen Levine, Margaret Mutu, Asofou So‘o, Karin Von Strokirch, Tauaasa Taafaki

Book Reviews

Oceanic ArtOzeanisch KunstArt Océanien, by Anthony J P Meyer
Oceanic Art, by Nicholas Thomas
Protection, Power and Display: Shields of Island Southeast Asia and Melanesia, edited by Andrew Tavarelli
Reviewed by Donald H Rubinstein

Arts of Vanuatu, edited by Joel Bonnemaison, Kirk Huffman, Christian Kaufmann, and Darrel Tryon
Reviewed by Karen Stevenson

Becoming Tongan: An Ethnography of Childhood, by Helen Morton
Reviewed by Konai Helu Thaman

Gender Rituals: Female Initiation in Melanesia, edited by Nancy C Lutkehaus and Paul B Roscoe
Reviewed by Nancy McDowell

Guardians of Marovo Lagoon: Practice, Place, and Politics in Maritime Melanesia, by Edvard Hviding
Reviewed by Tim Bayliss-Smith

A Sustainable Future for Melanesia? Natural Resources, Population and Development, by Bob Thistlethwaite and Derrin Davis
Reviewed by David Welchman Gegeo

Sociocultural Issues and Economic Development in the Pacific Islands, by Penelope Schoeffel
Reviewed by William Sutherland

New Politics in the South Pacific, edited by Werner vom Busch, Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe, Ron Crocombe, Linda Crowl, Tony Deklin, Peter Larmour, and Esther Winimamaori Williams
Reviewed by Karin von Strokirch

Literacy, Emotion, and Authority: Reading and Writing on a Polynesian Atoll, by Niko Besnier
Critical and Developmental Literacy, edited by Otto Nekitel, Steven Winduo, and Sakarepe Kamene
Reviewed by Larry M Lake

State Ward, by Alan Duff
What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted? by Alan Duff
Reviewed by Sandra Tawake

Nights in the Gardens of Spain, by Witi Ihimaera
Reviewed by Paul Lyons

Fall 10(2)


Indigenous Knowledge and Empowerment: Rural Development Examined from Within
David W Gegeo

Grassroots, Rock(s), and Reggae: Music and Mayhem at the Port Moresby Show
Karl Neuenfeldt

Sleights of Hand and the Construction of Desire in a Papua New Guinea Modernity
Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington

Nationalism and Interdependence: The Political Thought of Jean-Marie Tjibaou
Alban Bensa and Eric Wittersheim


The Ocean in Us
Epeli Hau‘ofa

Political Reviews

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 1997
Karin von Strokirch

Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1997
Chris Ballard, David A Chappell, Sandra Tarte, Terence Wesley-Smith


From Photons to Electrons: The Film Guide Moving Images of the Pacific Islands
Alexander Mawyer

Book Reviews

The Pacific Way: A Memoir, by Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara
Reviewed by Robert Norton

Double Ghosts: Oceanian Voyagers on Euroamerican Ships, by David A Chappell
Reviewed by Ben Finney

Tokelau: A Historical Ethnography, by Judith Huntsman and Antony Hooper
Reviewed by Richard Feinberg

The Covenant Makers: Islander Missionaries in the Pacific, edited by Doug Munro and Andrew Thornley
Reviewed by Mary Taylor Huber

Narratives of Nation in the South Pacific, edited by Ton Otto and Nicholas Thomas
Reviewed by Peter Larmour

Think of a Garden and Other Plays, by John Kneubuhl
Reviewed by Murray Edmond

Where We Once Belonged, by Sia Figiel
The Girl in the Moon Circle, by Sia Figiel
Reviewed by Caroline Sinavaiana-Gabbard

Homeland: Special FocusNew Writing from New Zealand, edited by Frank Stewart; Reina Whaitiri and Robert Sullivan, feature editors
Reviewed by Paul Sharrad

Anyan’s Story: A New Guinean Woman in Two Worlds, by Virginia Drew Watson
Reviewed by Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi

Living Tradition: A Changing Life in Solomon Islands, as told by Michael Kwa‘ioloa to Ben Burt
Reviewed by Ian Frazer

Rabaul Yu Swit Moa Yet: Surviving the 1994 Volcanic Eruption, by Klaus Neumann
Tavurvur I Puongo: Students’ Accounts of the 1994 Eruptions in East New Britain, edited by Klaus Neumann
Reviewed by Vincent E Neall

Index to Volumes 1–10