Vol. 8 (2) (Nov 2013)

Island Studies Journal – ISSN: 1715 – 2593
Vol. 8, No. 2, November 2013


Pages 207 – 208: Table of Contents

Scholarly Articles:

Pages 209 – 232: What the sea portends: a reconsideration of contested island tropes

Pete Hay

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Pages 233 – 254: Empire and erasure: a case study of Pitcairn Island

Maria Amoamo

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Pages 255 – 268: From asset in war to asset in diplomacy: Orkney in the medieval realm of Norway

Ian Peter Grohse

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Pages 269 – 284: The island as container: islands, archipelagos and player movement in video games

Elizabeth Nyman

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Pages 285 – 298: Pronounced particularity: a comparison of governance structures on Lord Howe Island and Fernando de Noronha

Arianne Reis & Philip Hayward

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Pages 299 – 320: Riding the globalization wave (1974-2004): islandness and strategies of economic development in two post-colonial states

Marina Karides

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Book Reviews:

Pages 321 – 342:

Threatened island nations: Legal implications of rising seas and a changing climate by Gregory E. Wannier & Michael B. Gerrard (eds). (reviewer: Ilan Kelman)

Islands at risk? Environments, economies and contemporary change by John Connell. (reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino)

Oceania and the Victorian imagination: Where all things are possible by Richard D. Fulton and Peter H. Hoffenberg (eds). (reviewer: Ralph Crane)

Hy Brasil: The metamorphosis of an island from cartographic error to Celtic Elysium by Barbara Freitag. (reviewer: Evelyn Edson)

Don't ever whisper: Darlene Keju: Pacific health pioneer, champion for nuclear survivors by Giff Johnson. (reviewer: Lauren Hirshberg).

Intimate strangers: Friendship, exchange and Pacific encounters by Vanessa Smith. (reviewer: Frank R. Thomas)

Islanded identities: Constructions of postcolonial cultural insularity edited by Maeve McCusker and Anthony Soares. (reviewer: Laurie Brinklow)

Novel ecosystems: Intervening in the new ecological world order by Richard J. Hobbs, Eric S. Higgs & Carol Hall (eds). (reviewer: Dennis Hansen)

Politics and democracy in microstates: A comparative analysis of the effects of size on contestation and inclusiveness by Wouter Veenendaal. (reviewer: Barry Bartmann)

Mallorca: The making of the landscape by Richard J. Buswell. (reviewer: Helen M. Roe)

‘Special issue: Islanding cultural geographies’, Cultural Geographies, Vol. 20, No. 2, by Godfrey Baldacchino and Eric Clark (guest eds.). (reviewer: Carl Griffin)


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