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Eleanor Rimoldi

Sacrifice is an act and a concept of considerable importance to contemporary conflict. However, interpretations of the role and nature of sacrifice vary historically, culturally, and situationally. This article discusses the various ways that sacrifice has been interpreted in the anthropological literature, including an analysis of forms of conflict, negotiation, and sacrifice pertaining to Bougainville. Professional conciliators and government emissaries negotiating a solution to the Bougainville conflict brought into play ideologies and processes they often claimed were based on an understanding of indigenous ways of resolving conflict. A critical assessment of this claim discusses the possible effects of the co-option of ritual and traditional means of negotiation and considers what is lost in translation.

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Reconstruction--Fiction--Transfer

Imparting Ethno-aesthetic Knowledge in John Hawkesworth’s Report on Cook’s First Voyage to the South Pacific (1768–1771)

Sebastian Kaufmann

Bougainville’s Voyage autour du monde (1771), Hawkesworth’s An Account of the Voyages […] in the Southern Hemisphere (3 vols., 1773), and Georg Forster’s Reise um die Welt (2 vols., 1778 and 1780, first published in English in 1777 under the title A

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

( 69 ): 111 – 131 . 10.1093/hwj/dbq008 Boege , Volker . 2014 . “ Vying for Legitimacy in Post-Conflict Situations: The Bougainville Case .” Peacebuilding 2 , no. 3 : 237 – 252 . 10.1080/21647259.2014.887616 Bonacker , Thorsten , Wolfgang

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Nicholas Thomas, Adrian Locke, Noelle M. K. Y. Kahanu, Simon Jean, and Lagi-Maama

-stopping performance of her poem “Tell Them” was in the opening space; Taloi Havini's work, responding to histories of resource extraction and conflict in Bougainville, was similarly vital. Second, the contemporary works were interspersed with others throughout the