Books, Dissertations, and Theses
- The Rotuma Website: Transnational
Relations and the Articulation of Cultural Identity, by Caroline Anne Clark, MA thesis in anthropology,
University of British Columbia (2005)
- Custom, Practice and Change, by Aubrey Parke.
Coombs Academic Publishing , ANU, Australia (2003)
Linguistics: Rotuman, by Marit Vamarasi (2002)
- Seksek 'e Hatana, edited by Aubrey Parke.
Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South
- Kato'aga: Rotuman Ceremonies, by Elizabeth
Sprache und Geschichte, by Hans Schmidt (2000) English
Translation of Conclusion
- A Floristic Survey of the Coastal Littoral Vegetation of Rotuma,
MSc thesis at USP by Rejieli Rigamoto (2000)
- A New Rotuman Dictionary, by Elizabeth
Inia, Sophie Arntsen, Hans Schmidt, Jan Rensel, Alan Howard, C. Maxwell
- Fäeag 'Es Fuaga: Rotuman Proverbs,
Compiled and Translated by Elizabeth K.M. Inia, with an essay on
proverbs in Rotuman culture by Alan Howard and Jan Rensel. Suva,
Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific,
- Rotuma: Fiji's Hidden Paradise, by
Ian Osborne (1997).
- A Bibliography of Rotuma, compiled
by Antoine D.R. N'Yeurt, Will C. McClatchey and Hans Schmidt (1996).
- Woven Gods: Female Clowns and Power in
Rotuma, by Vilsoni Hereniko (1995).
- Tales of a Lonely Island, by Mesulama
Titifanua and C. Maxwell Churchward (1995; first published in 1938-39).
- Hef Ran Ta (The Morning Star): A Biography
of Wilson Inia, by Alan Howard (1994).
- Rotuma: Hanua Pumue (Precious Land),
essays by various authors (1991).
- Temathesis in Rotuman, by Hans Schmidt. In Issues in Austronesian
Historical Phonology, ed. by John Lynch. Canberra 2003: Pacific
Linguistics 550, p. 175-207, 2004. Downlod
PDF file of article.
- Restraint and Ritual Apology:
The Rotumans of the South Pacific, by Alan Howard, in Keeping
the Peace, edited by Graham Kemp and Douglas P. Fry. New York:
Routledge. pp. 35-52, 2004.
importance of the coastal plant species of Rotuma Island, by Rejieli
Ragafuata Rigamoto, in South Pacific Journal of Natural Science,
Fertility Status in Coastal Plant Species of Rotuma Island, by
Rejieli Ragafuata Rigamoto, in South Pacific Journal of Natural
Science, 20:30–33, (2002).
- Loanword Strata in Rotuman, by Hans Schmidt, in Language Contacts
in Prehistory: Studies in Stratigraphy: Papers from the Workshop
on Linguistic Stratigraphy and Prehistory at the Fifteenth International
Conference on Historical Linguistics, Melbourne, 17 August 2001,
pp. 201-240 (2003). Amsterdam: John
Benjamins Publishing Co. Download
PDF file of article.
- Where Has Rotuman Culture Gone? And
What Is It Doing There? by Alan Howard and Jan Rensel, in Pacific
Studies 24(1/2):63-88 (2001)
- Traditional Rotuman Fishing in Temporal and Regional Context,
by Melinda Allen, Thegn Ladefoged, and Jonathan Wall, in International
Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 11:56-71 (2001).
The Changing Nature of Customary Authorities: A Discussion
On Customs Changing In Changing Circumstances, by Aubrey Parke,
in Journal of Pacific History, 35(1):101-108 (2000).
- Pacific-Based Virtual Communities: Rotuma
on the World Wide Web, by Alan Howard, in The Contemporary
Pacific 11(1):160-175 (1999).
- Rotuma, by Alan Howard, in The
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Vol. 9, Australia and
the Pacific Islands, edited by Adrienne L. Kaeppler and J. W. Love.
New York: Garland Publishing Inc. pp. 817-823 (1998).
- Youth in Rotuma, then and now,
by Alan Howard, In Adolescence in Pacific Island Societies,
edited by Gilbert Herdt and Stephen C. Leavitt. Pittsburgh: University
of Pittsburgh Press (1998).
- Exotic and indigenous: Ceramic sherds
from the island of Rotuma, by Thegn N. Ladefoged, Jonathan
Wall, Philippa Black, and William R. Dickinson, in the Journal
of the Polynesian Society, Volume 107(3) (1998).
- The Place of disabled persons
in Rotuman society, by Jan Rensel and Alan Howard, in Pacific
Studies 20(3):19-50 (1997).
- Ritual status and power politics
in modern Rotuma, by Alan Howard and Jan Rensel, In Chiefs
Today: Traditional Pacific Leadership and the Postcolonial State,
edited by Geoffrey White and Lamont Lindstrom. Stanford University
Press. Pp. 119-149 (1997).
- Rotuma, by Alan Howard and
Jan Rensel, in Fiji in Transition, edited by Brij V. Lal
and Tomasi Rayalu Vakatora. Vol. 1, Fiji Constitution Review Commission
Research Papers. Suva: School of Social and Economic Development,
The University of the South Pacific. Pp. 153-177 (1997).
- Une Profondeur qui S'arrête à la Surface de la Peau:
Ordre Social et Corps à Rotuma, by Alan Howard and Jan Rensel,
in La Production du Corps, edited by Maurice Godelier and
Michel Panoff. Éditions des Archives Contemporaines. Amsterdam:
Overseas Publishing Association. (1998)
- The impact of recent resource diversity on the sociopolitical structure
of Rotuma: A geographic information system analysis, by Thegn Ladefoged,
in The Evolution and Organization of Prehistoric Society in Polynesia,
edited by M.W. Graves and R.C. Green. New Zealand Archaeological
Association Monograph 19 (1993).
- The Fiji connection: Migrant
involvement in the economy of Rotuma, by Jan Rensel, in Pacific
Viewpoint 34(2):215-240 (1993).
- Rotuma in the 1990s: From hinterland
to neighbourhood, by Alan Howard and Jan Rensel, in the Journal
of the Polynesian Society 103:227-254 (1994).
- Martyrs, progress and political
ambitions: reexamining Rotuma's "religious wars," by Alan Howard
and Eric Kjellgren, in the Journal of Pacific History 29(2):131-152
- The evolutionary ecology of Rotuman political integration, by Thegn
Ladefoged, in the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 14:341-358
- Rotuman seafaring in historical
perspective, by Alan Howard, in Seafaring in the Contemporary
Pacific Islands: Studies in Continuity and Change, edited
by Richard Feinberg. Northern Illinois University Press; pp. 114-143
- The Effect of Rotuma's Methodist History on the present Church,
by Rev. Jione Langi, in Mai Kea Ki Vei?: Stories of Methodism
in Fiji and Rotuma, edited by Andrew Thornley and Tauga Vulaono.
Proceedings of the Fiji Methodist History Conference, Davuilevu,
10-13 October, 1995. Fiji Methodist Church (1996).
- The ethnopharmacopoeia of Rotuma, by Will C. McClatchey, in the Journal
of Ethnopharmacology 50:147-156 (1996).
- A survey of the benthic marine algae of Rotuma Island, by Antoine
D.R. N'Yeurt, in Australian Systematic Botany 9(3):361-490
- Speak of the devils: discourse
and belief in spirits on Rotuma, by Alan Howard, in Spirits
in Culture, History and Mind, edited by J. Mageo and Alan
Howard. Routledge Press; pp. 121-145 (1996).
- Money, sovereignty and moral
authority on Rotuma, by Alan Howard, in Leadership and
Change in the Western Pacific, edited by Richard Feinberg
and Karen Watson-Gegeo. London School of Economics Monographs on
Social Anthropology, No. 66; pp. 205-238 (1996).
- From Thatch to Cement: Social Implications
of Housing Change on Rotuma, by Jan Rensel, in Home in
the Islands: Housing and Social Change in the Pacific, edited
by Jan Rensel and Margaret Rodman. University of Hawai'i Press;
pp. 27-54 (1997).
- Afaga, Songs composed
and sung by Harry Tivaknoa
- Christmas Happenings, Volume
1 - 2002, by Churchward Chapel Choir
- Fara songs of Rotuma Vol.1,
recorded by the Kelepi family of Rotuma: Aunty Savea, niece Kiji
Louey, nephew Toga Penasio, and nephew Varea Solvalu
- FaraJam, featuring
songs by Jon Kafoa
- Tautoga, recorded
on Rotuma by Ad and Lucia Linkels
- Vali'i: Rotuman Polynesian Music, by
the Lalavi Band in Sydney, Australia
- Aotearoa: Land of Hope, recorded by Ad and Lucia Linkels. Tilburg,
Netherlands. Mundo Etnico Foundation. Includes the song "Rotuma" sung
by members of the New Zealand Rotuma Fellowship.