The Growth and Collapse of Pacific Island Societies: Archaeological and Demographic Perspectives
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432pp. July 2007
The Growth and Collapse of Pacific Island Societies: Archaeological and Demographic Perspectives
Editor: Kirch, Patrick V.; Rallu, Jean-Louis;
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Were there major population collapses on Pacific Islands following first contact with the West? If so, what were the actual population numbers for islands such as Hawai‘i, Tahiti, or New Caledonia? Is it possible to develop new methods for tracking the lo
"This collection is a seminal contribution to the longstanding concern with demographic levels and change before and following European contacts with Pacific Island societies. . . . The essays represent exemplary interdisciplinary meshings and, in develop
Editor: Kirch, Patrick V.; Rallu, Jean-Louis;
Patrick V. Kirch is Class of 1954 Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Jean-Louis Rallu is affliated with the Institut National d’Etude Demographiques. Contributors: J. Ste
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Preface

1. Patrick V. Kirch and Jean-Louis Rallu
Long-Term Demographic Evolution in the Pacific Islands: Issues, Debates, and Challenges

2. Jean-Louis Rallu
Pre- and Post-Contact Population in




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