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Australia and its Neighbours 1494-1799: Western Powers Reach out to the East and Pacific Ocean
 

Australia and its Neighbours 1494-1799: Western Powers Reach out to the East and Pacific Ocean (Paperback, 2nd edition of Treaty to Treaty Vol 2)

By Bennett, R. S.

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This book, of 362 A-4 pages, a second edition of Volume 2 of the author's book Treaty to Treaty ..., covers largely in chronological form the entry of European powers from prior to 1500 into the Americas, eastern Asia and the Pacific Ocean, which culminated in the British coloniz ...

ISBN 9780473276591
Published 1 February 2014 by RSB PUBLICATIONS
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Illustrated History of the South Pacific
 

Illustrated History of the South Pacific (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Stenson, Marcia

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This book is an introduction to the history of the South Pacific. A companion book to Illustrated History of New Zealand, also written by Marcia Stenson, this covers the following topics: geology and geography, the arrival of the first people to the Pacific, European exploration, ...

ISBN 9781869417185
Published 5 May 2006 by Random House
Interest Age 5-7 years
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Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator
 

Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator (Paperback)

By Druett, Joan

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Tupaia sailed with Captain Cook from Tahiti, piloted the Endeavour about the South Pacific, and interceded with Maori in NZ. Tupaia, a gifted linguist, a brilliant orator, and a most devious politician,was highly skilled in astronomy, navigation, and meteorology. An expert in the ...

ISBN 9781869797133
Published 1 January 2012 by Random House
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Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
   

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Evans, Jeff

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Polynesian navigation and the discovery of New Zealand offers a straightforward account of how and why Polynesian seafarers made their journey south to New Zealand shores. The first part discusses the origins of the voyages, legends of the homeland and the explorer Kupe, traditio ...

ISBN 9781877514159
Published 1 September 2011 by Oratia Media
Interest Age Young Adults
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Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator
  

Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Druett, Joan

Tupaia, lauded by Europeans as 'an extraordinary genius', sailed with Captain Cook from Tahiti, piloted the Endeavour about the South Pacific, and interceded with Maori in NZ. His story has never been fully told. Tupaia, a gifted linguist, a brilliant orator, and a most devious p ...

ISBN 9781869793869
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Published 17 June 2011 by Random House
Interest Age Young Adults
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Illustrated Myths and Legends of the Pacific
 

Illustrated Myths and Legends of the Pacific (Paperback)

By Reed, A. W.; Illustrated by Cooper, Jennifer

A.W. Reed's classic collection of myths and legends from around the Pacific has been beautifully illustrated by Jennifer Cooper. Jennifer has thoroughly researched art forms from each island group, giving her illustrations cultural integrity. Included are legends from The Carolin ...

ISBN 9780790011721
Published 10 May 2007 by Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Interest Age 8-11 years
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The Pitcairners
   

The Pitcairners (Paperback, 2007 reprint)

By Nicolson, Robert

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This is a history of the people of Pitcairn Island over the last two hundred years. The first inhabitants were a group Tahitian and English men and women who found safe haven on the island after the Bounty mutiny. This account tells of the "racism and greed" that dominated their ...

ISBN 9780908597284
Published 31 January 1997 by PASIFIKA PRESS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pasifika Library
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Maori Artifacts
   

Maori Artifacts (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Oldman, W. O.

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During the later half of the 19th and the first half of the 20th century in England, several private collections of ethnographic artifacts were assembled from the pool of artificial curiosities and souvenirs. Among these private collections, that of William Oldman was recognized ...

ISBN 9780908940059
Published 31 December 2004
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Series Polynesian Society Memoir
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Ko e Tupumaiaga He Niu: The Origin of the Coconut Tree in Niue
  

Ko e Tupumaiaga He Niu: The Origin of the Coconut Tree in Niue (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd New edition)

Edited by Beaumont, Clive

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Clive Beaumont presents different legends of the origin of the coconut tree, especially in Niue (Niuean and English diglot), but also in other Pacific countries (English).

ISBN 9780958247948
Published 1 May 2009
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Seashore Ecology of New Zealand and the Pacific
   

Seashore Ecology of New Zealand and the Pacific (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Morton, John

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A definitive guide to the environments, flora and fauna of the unique and varied coasts of New Zealand and the Pacific Rim.

ISBN 9781869533991
Published 23 September 2004 by David Bateman Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
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