Island Studies Journal – Vol. 8, No. 2
November 2013


Scholarly Articles


Book Reviews

  • Threatened island nations: Legal implications of rising seas and a changing climate by Gregory E. Wannier & Michael B. Gerrard (eds). (reviewer: Ilan Kelman)
  • Islands at risk? Environments, economies and contemporary change by John Connell. (reviewer: Godfrey Baldacchino)
  • Oceania and the Victorian imagination: Where all things are possible by Richard D. Fulton and Peter H. Hoffenberg (eds). (reviewer: Ralph Crane)
  • Hy Brasil: The metamorphosis of an island from cartographic error to Celtic Elysium by Barbara Freitag. (reviewer: Evelyn Edson)
  • Don’t ever whisper: Darlene Keju: Pacific health pioneer, champion for nuclear survivors by Giff Johnson. (reviewer: Lauren Hirshberg)
  • Intimate strangers: Friendship, exchange and Pacific encounters by Vanessa Smith. (reviewer: Frank R. Thomas)
  • Islanded identities: Constructions of postcolonial cultural insularity edited by Maeve McCusker and Anthony Soares. (reviewer: Laurie Brinklow)
  • Novel ecosystems: Intervening in the new ecological world order by Richard J. Hobbs, Eric S. Higgs & Carol Hall (eds). (reviewer: Dennis Hansen)
  • Politics and democracy in microstates: A comparative analysis of the effects of size on contestation and inclusiveness by Wouter Veenendaal. (reviewer: Barry Bartmann)
  • Mallorca: The making of the landscape by Richard J. Buswell. (reviewer: Helen M. Roe)
  • ‘Special issue: Islanding cultural geographies’, Cultural Geographies, Vol. 20, No. 2, by Godfrey Baldacchino and Eric Clark (guest eds.). (reviewer: Carl Griffin)