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Title The growth and collapse of Pacific island societies [electronic resource] : archaeological and demographic perspectives / Patrick V. Kirch and Jean-Louis Rallu, editors.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press, c2007.


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Description xvi, 390 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-373) and index.
Contents Long-term demographic evolution in the Pacific islands : issues debates, and challenges / Patrick V. Kirch and Jean-Louis Rallu -- Pre- and post-contact population in island Polynesia : can projections meet retrodictions? / Jean-Louis Rallu -- Demography and food in early Polynesia / Shripad Tuljapurkar, Charlotte Lee, and Michelle Figgs -- "Like shoals of fish" : archaeology and population in pre-contact Hawai‘i / Patrick V. Kirch -- Modeling agricultural development and demography in Kohala, Hawai‘i Island / Thegn N. Ladefoged and Michael W. Graves -- Paleodemography in Kahikinui, Maui : an archaeological approach / Patrick V. Kirch -- Reconstructing Hawaiian population at European contact : three regional case studies / Ross Cordy -- Pre-contact population in the 'Opunohu Valley, Mo'orea : an integrated archaeological and ethnohistorical approach / Brenda K. Hamilton and Jennifer G. Kahn -- Estimating the population of Hokatu Valley, Ua Huka Island (Marquesas-French Polynesia) according to the archaeological remains / Eric Conte and Tamara Maric -- Archaeological demography and population growth in the Kingdom of Tonga : 950 B.C. to the historic era / David V. Burley -- Prehistoric Samoan population / Roger C. Green -- An accent on atolls in approaches to population histories of remote Oceania / Valerie J. Green and Roger C. Green -- Prehistoric population growth on Kosrae, eastern Caroline Islands / J. Stephen Athens -- Population in a vegetable kingdom : Aneityum Island (Vanuatu) at European contact in 1830 / Matthew Spriggs -- What were the real numbers? : the question of pre-contact population densities in New Caledonia / Christophe Sand, Jacques Bole, and A. Ouetcho -- Concluding remarks : methods, measures, and models in Pacific paleodemography / Patrick V. Kirch.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ethnology -- Oceania.
Ethnology -- Hawaii.
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Oceania.
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Hawaii.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Oceania.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Hawaii.
Oceania -- Population -- History.
Hawaii -- Population -- History.
Oceania -- Antiquities.
Hawaii -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kirch, Patrick Vinton.
Rallu, Jean-Louis.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780824831349 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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