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Nights of Storytelling

A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Nights of Storytelling( )
Editor: Ramsay, Raylene
ISBN:978-0-8248-3222-3
Publication Date:Nov 2011
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.00
Book Description:

Nights of Storytelling is the first book to present and contextualize the founding texts of New Caledonia, a country sui generis in the relatively little-known French Pacific. Extracts from literary, ethnographic, and historical works in English translation introduce the many voices of a diverse culture as it moves toward "independence" or the "common destiny" framed by the 1998 Noumea Agreements. These texts reflect the coexistence of two major cultures, indigenous and European,...
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Book Details
Pages:408
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Literary Collections / European / French
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.944 x 8.915 Inches
Book Weight:1.6 Pounds



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