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Pacific Island History at the Australian National University: The Place and the People
The Journal of Pacific History
Vol. 31, No. 2 (Dec., 1996), pp. 202-214
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25169300
Page Count: 13
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This article describes the context in which Pacific Island history developed at ANU. It suggests ways in which its agenda and methods were influenced by its loction in the Australian capital in 1946, by a budget which expanded until 1975 and has contracted ever since, and by ANU's evolving management structures. The Department of Pacific History expanded to include Southeast Asia, and (in 1991) merged into a Division of Pacific and Asian History, reflecting altered priorities. The original intimacy fostered collegiality between Fellows and Scholars, which has largely survived the growth of the School and the elaboration of procedures. The article describes the resources which have been created, and the non-print media which many scholars pioneered. It ends by surveying the diverse backgrounds and later careers of its scholars.
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