Spring–Fall 1(1–2)



Global Change and the Pacific: Problems for the Coming Half-Century
Harold Brookfield

Creating the Past: Custom and Identity in the Contemporary Pacific
Roger M. Keesing

Suicide and the Micronesian Family
Francis X. Hezel

Sovereignty and Independence in the Contemporary Pacific
Stewart Firth

Keeping the Tricolor Flying: The French Pacific into the 1990s
Stephen Henningham


History “in” the Pacific
Greg Dening

Political Reviews

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 1988
Richard A. Herr

Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1988
Roderic Alley, John Connell, David Welchman Gegeo, and Terence Wesley-Smith


Across All Micronesia: Records of the US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Karen M. Peacock

Book Reviews

The Pacific: A Poisoned Nuclear Lake

Poisoned Reign, by Bengt Danielsson and Marie-Therese Danielsson

Nuclear Playground, by Stewart Firth

American Lake, by Peter Hayes, Lyuba Zarsky, and Walden Bello
Feature Review by Johan Galtung

The Predicament of Culture, by James Clifford
Reviewed by Glenn Petersen

The Law of the Land, by Henry Reynolds
Reviewed by Mari J. Matsuda

Drugs in Western Pacific Societies, edited by Lamont Lindstrom
Reviewed by Scott Whitney

Kinship to Kingship, by Christine Ward Gailey
Reviewed by Phyllis Herda

Wealth of the Solomons, by Judith A. Bennett
Reviewed by Roger M. Keesing

The Politics of Electoral Duality, by Alan Clark

New Caledonia, edited by Michael Spencer, Alan Ward, and John Connell
Reviewed by David A. Chappell

Nan’yō, by Mark R. Peattie
Reviewed by Lin Poyer

The Last Navigator, by Stephen D. Thomas
Reviewed by Ben Finney

Making History, by Robert Borofsky
Reviewed by James Ritchie

1987 Constitutional Review Committee Report, Solomon Mamaloni, chair
Reviewed by Peter Larmour

Return to the High Valley, by Kenneth E. Read
Reviewed by Marty Zelenietz

The Bishop’s Progress, by Mary Taylor Huber
Reviewed by Diane Langmore