Consuming ocean island : stories of people and phosphate from Banaba /

"Consuming Ocean Island tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from 1900 to 1980, was heavily mined for phosphate, an essential ingredient in fertilizer. As mining stripped away the island's surface, the land was rendered uninhabitable, and the ind...

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Main Author: Teaiwa, Katerina Martina (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2014]
Series:Tracking globalization.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I Phosphate Pasts
  • 1. Little Rock That Feeds
  • 2. Stories of P
  • 3. Land from the Sea
  • pt. II Mine/Lands
  • 4. Remembering Ocean Island
  • 5. Land from the Sky
  • 6. Interlude: Another Visit to Ocean Island
  • 7. E Kawa Te Aba: The Trials of the Ocean Islanders
  • 8. Remix: Our Sea of Phosphate
  • pt. III Between Our Islands
  • 9. Interlude: Coming Home to Fiji?
  • 10. Between Rabi and Banaba.