Anita Smith and Kevin L. Jones

December 2007

[PDF version of the Full Text]

To order an hard copy, please click here

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Contents

Part 1: Foreword
Susan Denyer

Part 2: Context for the Thematic Study
Anita Smith
- Purpose of the thematic study
- Background to the thematic study
- ICOMOS 2005 ?Filling the Gaps - An Action Plan for the Future?
- Pacific Island Cultural Landscapes: making use of this study


Part 3: Thematic Essay: The Cultural Landscapes of the Pacific Islands
Anita Smith

The Pacific Islands: a Geo-Cultural Region
- The environments and sub-regions of the Pacific
- Colonization of the Pacific Islands and the development of Pacific Island societies
- European contact, the colonial era and decolonisation
- The ?transported landscapes? of the Pacific
- Principle factors contributing to the diversity of cultural Landscapes in the Pacific Islands
Organically Evolved Cultural Landscapes of the Pacific
- Pacific systems of horticulture ? continuing cultural landscapes
- Change through time in horticultural systems - relict horticultural and agricultural cultural landscapes
- Arboriculture in the Pacific Islands
- Land tenure and settlement patterns
- Social systems and village structures
- Social, ceremonial and burial places
- Relict landscapes of war in the Pacific Islands
- Organically evolved cultural landscapes in the Pacific Islands: in conclusion
Cultural Landscapes of the Colonial Era

Associative Cultural Landscapes and Seascapes
- Storied landscapes and seascapes
- Traditional knowledge: associations with the land and sea
Part 4: Cultural Landscape Portfolio
Kevin L. Jones

Part 5: The Way Forward
Susan Denyer, Kevin L. Jones and Anita Smith
- Findings of the study
- Protection, conservation and management
- Recording and documentation
- Recommendations for future work

Annexes

Annex I - References
Annex II
- Illustrations
- Illustrations Part 3
- Illustrations Part 4

Additional information