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New stories on rafted ice
Elana Wilson Rowe

continents. In the North American Arctic and Greenland, the archaeological record and Inuit oral histories document occupation by the mysterious Tuniit people, who are understood to have been distinct from New stories on rafted ice     21 and displaced by a twelfth-​/​thirteenth-​century migration of Inuit from Eurasia and Alaska (McGhee, 2006). The migration and success of the Inuit people over a wide range of territory that came to be encompassed by the emerging Russian, Canadian, American and Danish states were later a key element underlining the regional nature of the

in Arctic governance
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Kevin Harrison and Tony Boyd

critiques of society, new plans for reform, new movements and new ideological debate. These stages, for want of a better word, will not take place in a vacuum. They are usually ‘archaeologicalrecords of social and economic, intellectual and moral changes and the struggles connected with them. Ideologies and movements that fail to adapt to social change, that do not reflect its direction and impetus

in Understanding political ideas and movements
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Ontologies of connection, reconstruction of memory
Jeremy C.A. Smith

continuous, however. Periods of broken occupation of particular islands ended with fresh arrivals. Islander memory and myth records waves of migration such as these. There is evidence also in the archaeological record. Moreover, stratified chiefdoms created in a process of state formation were significant factors in the twelfth-​to thirteenth-​ century shift in migratory patterns. Territorial polities cropped up in the eleventh and twelfth centuries in Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Hawaii and Tonga. Stratified state organisations and practices emanated to smaller

in Debating civilisations