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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) is a celebration of the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. ——————————————————————————————————————– Berghahn is happy to present several series and a selection of books on studies of Asia-Pacific cultures, societies, and histories.   ASAO Studies in Pacific Anthropology Series The Association for Social Anthropology […]

Academic Book Week is Here!

Academic Book Week will be celebrated in the UK and internationally from 9-16 November 2015, and it’s organized as part of the Academic Book of the Future Project.   This week-long series of events aims to raise awareness for the variety and accessibility of academic books and to enhance the wider debate about the value […]

Holdings of the Kingdom of Norway

  When considering powerhouses of colonization, most do not rank Norway among the likes of England and France. However, this country did have numerous outposts and much influence in Africa and Oceania. These territories come into focus in Navigating Colonial Orders: Norwegian Entrepreneurship in Africa and Oceania, which was published this month. Following, editors Kirsten […]

In Their Own Words: Matt Tomlinson and Debra McDougall on Christian Politics in Oceania

Matt Tomlinson and Debra McDougall are the editors of Christian Politics in Oceania, published in November 2012 by Berghahn Books. __________________________________________________ As anthropologists who have worked in the Pacific Islands since the 1990s, we both felt that most political analyses of the region have been flawed for one simple reason: they overlook the enormous but complex political […]