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By Jan Rensel, Margaret Rodman Critchlow

Ordinary homes have amazing tales to tell.

For greater than a century, anthropologists were recording those sagas in an try to discover humanity's courting with the typical residing. primary to the interplay of people and housing is the best way humans form their residing areas, even redefining their reasons and meanings; their homes, in flip, impact how humans stay their lives and perpetuate the cultural constructions that produced a given kind of shelter.

The tales draw consciousness to colonial and missionary agendas, neighborhood and international economies, environmental mess ups, cultural identities, social connections, and relations continuity, in addition to own offerings. And, because the bankruptcy on homeless Hawaiians exhibits, even these with out homes have tales to tell.

Anthropologists, architects, environmental designers, geographers, and historians will welcome this diversified quantity on a missed but very important point of switch within the lives of Pacific Islanders.

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