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Tradition versus democracy in the South Pacific

Fiji, Tonga, and Western Samoa

by Stephanie Lawson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Fiji,
  • Tonga,
  • Samoa,
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy -- Oceania -- Case studies.,
    • Fiji -- Politics and government.,
    • Tonga -- Politics and government.,
    • Samoa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-221) and index.

      StatementStephanie Lawson.
      GenreCase studies.
      SeriesCambridge Asia-Pacific studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC423 .L373 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL796515M
      ISBN 100521496381
      LC Control Number95032415

      Tradition Versus Democracy in the South Pacific: Fiji, Tonga and Western Samoa. Cambridge University Press. pp. Jeannette Marie Mageo. Theorizing Self in Samoa: Emotions, Genders, and Sexualities. University of Michigan Press. pp. Sylvia Masterman. The Origins of International Rivalry in Samoa, Stanford University. 20 original photographs laid down on thin card with printed caption on printed slip pasted to verso. With title card and index. The cards c x 29cm. The photographs c x cm. The collection 'selected as prizes by the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council of Education, South Kensington'. This copy with the large presentation label, printed in red, on front paste down.

        Book chapter: Date Published: Book Review: Land custom and practice in the South Pacific. Author(s) Larmour, Peter: Type: Journal article: Date Published-Date Created: Book Review: New Ideas, Better Government. Author(s) Larmour, Peter: Tradition versus Democracy in the South Pacific: Fiji, Tonga and Western Samoa. Author(s. Traditional Values and Modernization Challenges in Forming Urban and Rural Culture 25 When, on the other hand, we face the nondialectic conception of tradition, when we become witnesses of its abuse, then it takes over traditionalism significances, by getting a predominantly negative connotation. Then the contemporary sense of culture becomesCited by: 7.

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