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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Oriana Schällibaum;
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    Publisher: University of Prince Edward Island

    This paper reflects on depictions of islands in two novels by the Austrian author Raoul Schrott (born 1964): his first novel, Finis Terrae: Manuscripts, from 1995, and the later Tristan da Cunha or Half of the Earth from 2003. I argue that Schrott’s concepts and explora...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Katrin Dautel; Kathrin Schödel;
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    Publisher: Institute of Island Studies

    In recent years, there has generally been an increasing scholarly interest in island literature.German-languageliteratureandscholarshipconcerningithaveproven highlyrelevant to the analysis of contemporary island literature, yet these are rarely recognised within English...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Bin Luo; Adam Grydehøj;
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    Publisher: Institute of Island Studies

    This paper explores conceptions of islands in Ancient and Imperial China. From at least the 3rd Century BCE, mainland Chinese culture regarded islands as sacred, unapproachable fairylands, home to the elixir of immortality. This inspired a trend for voyages in search of...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Evangelos Pavlis;
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    Publisher: Institute of Island Studies

    The main advantage of the Aegean islands, in generating national, regional, or international competitiveness, compared to the areas on the continental mainland, is their natural and cultural assets, their cultural landscapes. Consequently, the organized utilization of c...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Authors:
    David Chandler; Jonathan Pugh;
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    Publisher: Institute of Island Studies

    <jats:p>Once on the periphery of international debate, today small islands are seen by many as key to unlocking new ways of thinking about climate change and developing new practices of adaptation in the epoch of the Anthropocene. These approaches differ starkly from mo...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Adriano Favole; Lara Giordana;
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    Publisher: Institute of Island Studies

    Starting from two case studies, the Belep Islands (New Caledonia) and Futuna (Wallis and Futuna), this essay presents the hypothesis that colonial and post-colonial dynamics tend to reproduce, as in fractals, the centre-periphery model. In the ‘Francophone Pacific’ inte...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Gang Hong;
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    Publisher: University of Prince Edward Island

    Despite an abundance of representations that focalize Zhuhai’s island and coastal features in both academic and popular discourses, serious engagement with the lived sociogeographic realities of the ‘city of a hundred islands’ are few and far between. As a critical reac...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Philip Hayward; Christian Fleury;
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    Publisher: Institute of Island Studies

    © 2020-Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. This article considers the manner in which the English county of Cornwall has been imagined and represented as an island in various contemporary contexts, drawing on the particular geographi...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Reed M. Perkins; Stefan Michael Krause;
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    Publisher: University of Prince Edward Island

    In western Micronesia, sea levels are rising at three to four times the global average, saltwater intrusion is impacting freshwater supplies and food production, and local cultures are being forced to respond. Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia (9.5N, 138E), cons...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Philip Hayward;
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    Publisher: University of Prince Edward Island

    © 2019—Institute of Island Studies. The Flower Garden Banks (FGBs), located in the Gulf of Mexico due south of the Texas-Louisiana border, are protrusive, ocean-floor diapirs. These features, which occur widely around the Gulf’s coastal plains and continental shelf, are...

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