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Rainer F.   Buschmann

Professor
History
California State University Channel Islands (United States)
Website(s):
[ http://ciapps.csuci.edu/FacultyBiographies/rainer.buschmann ]


About
Rainer F. Buschmann is professor and founding faculty member in the history program at the California State University Channel Islands. He has formerly taught at Hawaii Pacific University and Purdue University. While a graduate student at the University of Hawaii, he developed a keen interest in the European expansion into the Pacific Ocean. His research has resulted in four books: Oceans in World History (2007), Anthropology’s Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935 (2009), Iberian Visions of the Pacific Ocean, 1507-1899 (2014), and (with Ed Slack and Jim Tueller) Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521-1898 (2014). He is currently writing about the much-neglected role of Portugal in the Pacific and has taken on the editorship (with Katrina Gulliver) of a new series entitled Pacific Worlds issued by the University of Nebraska Press. Within this series he is writing a textbook on the Pacific Ocean.
Specialities
Discipline(s)
Anthropology
History
Geographic administrative areas
Geographic places
Melanesia
Micronesia
Polynesia
Historical periods
First and Early contacts
The Colonial time
20th century
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