Dr. Charles F. Urbanowicz / Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
California State University, Chico / Chico, California 95929-0400
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4 January 2006[1] 


As part of the "Scholarship@Sea Program" of Princess Cruise Lines I was a "Destination Lecturer" for twenty-five days on the Pacific Princess in May and June of 2005. My wife Sadie and I cruised from Honolulu (to Xingang, China) through World War II islands of the Pacific Theatre of Operations. Prior to that cruise, in December 2004 and January 2005, we were on the Tahitian Princess for twenty days where I provided lectures as we sailed through French Polynesia and to the Cook Islands. In April 2006 we fly to Australia where I will once again be providing lectures on the Pacific Princess on a twenty-one day cruise from Sydney to Osaka, Japan, through selected World War II islands.

#1. For a paper (which includes selected visuals) that is a companion piece to today's presentation, please see: [World War II Ends! Presented September 1, 2005 at the Anthropology Forum at CSU, Chico.]

#2. For selected dates of the 2005 cruise, please see:

#3. For a paper that deals with the 2004/2005 French Polynesia cruise, please see: [Tahiti: From 1971 To 2004/2005! Presented May 5, 2005 at the Anthropology Forum at CSU, Chico.]

#4. For the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, please see: [Prelude to Pearl Harbor: Operation Hawai'i. For the CSU, Chico Anthropology Forum, December 5, 1991.]

#5. If you are interested in various Pacific references, I maintain an on-going web page that I add to on an occasional basis: [Various Pacific References, including print and web-information.]

FIGURE I: 29 May 2005 -> 24 June 2005

1. © [All Rights Reserved.] Placed on the World Wide Web on 4 January 2006, for a presentation at "The Lodge" in Chico, California. Please note that today's presentation is essentially identical to, presented on November 11, 2005 for a meeting of the Magellan Society, Chico, California.


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