The movement of things: tracing eighteenth-century Polynesian artefacts from HMS Pandora

Günther, Jasmin Ii Sabai (2021) The movement of things: tracing eighteenth-century Polynesian artefacts from HMS Pandora. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Based on fieldwork in Tahiti, Jasmin Günther (Guenther) traced the Polynesian artefacts recovered from the wreck of HMS Pandora through time, space and cultural context. She provided the first in-depth anthropological study of these artefacts and highlighted the significance of museum objects for making relations through creative practice and new stories.

[Full abstracts within the thesis are in English, Danish and French.]

Item ID: 69658
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: HMS Pandora, artefacts, Polynesia, 18th century, heritage
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Jasmin Ii Sabai Günther (Guenther).
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This PhD thesis is the product of a cotutelle agreement between Aarhus University and James Cook University.

Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

• Richards, Michelle J., and Günther, Jasmin (2019) The past, present and future values of the Polynesian stone adzes and pounders collected on the Pandora. Bulletin of the History of Archaeology, 29 (1). 4.

• Devatine, Jean-Daniel Tokainiua, and Günther, Jasmin (2021) Making connections and building bridges. Sūdō Journal, 3 ('Burning Bridges'). pp. 107-117.

Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2021 04:50
FoR Codes: 45 INDIGENOUS STUDIES > 4513 Pacific Peoples culture, language and history > 451301 Archaeology of New Guinea and Pacific Islands (excl. New Zealand) @ 50%
43 HISTORY, HERITAGE AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 4301 Archaeology > 430108 Maritime archaeology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 21 INDIGENOUS > 2112 Pacific Peoples heritage and culture > 211201 Conserving Pacific Peoples heritage and culture @ 50%
13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1304 Heritage > 130402 Conserving collections and movable cultural heritage @ 50%
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