Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 251

Pacific History: Culture Contact to About 1900


Description

The relations between Pacific Islanders and Europeans (travellers, visitors, missionaries, traders, settlers and officials) into the early colonial period.  A survey of contact and impact and of mutual influence and adjustments.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Recommended Reading

I.C. Campbell, Worlds Apart: A History of the Pacific Islands, Christchurch, 2003.

Steven Roger Fischer, A History of the Pacific Islands, London, 2002.

Max Quanchi & Ron Adams, eds, Culture Contact in the Pacific, Melbourne, 1993.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

HISTORY 251: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History, or 15 points at Stage I in History and 15 points from ASIAN 100, PACIFIC 100, 101, 105, MĀORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 315, 351


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