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Kastom: Art of Vanuatu

Kastom: Art of Vanuatu (Paperback)

By Howarth, Crispin; Huffman, Kirk

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Kastom: Arts of Vanuatu showcases a unique collection of the National Gallery of Australia. During the early 1970s an impressive array of traditional arts through a program of field collecting on the Islands of Ambrym and Malakula.

ISBN 9780642334336
Published 1 February 2013 by National Library of Australia
Interest Age All ages
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Primitive Polynesian Economy
 

Primitive Polynesian Economy (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Firth, Raymond

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A great classic of British anthropology, Primitive Polynesian Economy is structured as follows: * Problems of Primitive Economics * Food and Population in Tikopia * Knowledge, Technique and Economic Lore * The Labour Situation * Ritual in Productive Activity * Economic Functions ...

ISBN 9780415866545
Published 31 October 2013 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
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Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture
 

Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture (Hardback)

By Hezel, Francis X.

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This is a collection of essays based on the experiences of the authors 40 years in Micronesia. The book covers subjects that are of particular interests to people whose upbringing and educational backgrounds are that of the West. Individuals and family

ISBN 9780824836610
Published 15 June 2012 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Mutiny and Aftermath: James Morrison's Account of the Mutiny on the Bounty and the Island of Tahiti
 

Mutiny and Aftermath: James Morrison's Account of the Mutiny on the Bounty and the Island of Tahiti (Hardback)

By Morrison, James; Edited by Smith, Vanessa; Thomas, Nicholas; With Nuku, Maia

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The mutiny on the Bounty was one of the most controversial events of eighteenth-century maritime history. This book publishes a full and absorbing narrative of the events by one of the participants, the boatswain's mate James Morrison, who tells the story of the mounting tensions ...

ISBN 9780824836764
Published 30 September 2013 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia

Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Williamson, Robert W.; Edited by Piddington, Ralph

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Originally published in 1937, this presents a detailed account of religious and mythical structures in Central Polynesia.

ISBN 9781107625693
Published 1 January 2014 by Cambridge University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Man Belong Mrs Queen: My South Sea Adventures with the Philip Worshippers
 

Man Belong Mrs Queen: My South Sea Adventures with the Philip Worshippers (Paperback)

By Baylis, Matthew

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ISBN 9781908699640
Published 5 November 2013 by Old Street Publishing
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The Samoans: A Global Family
   

The Samoans: A Global Family (Hardback, reissue)

By Sutter, Frederic Koehler

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Documents the lives of over 125 Samoans through 45 countries - from a shepherd in Invercargill to a champion sumo wrestler in Japan - and as each person recounts his or her autobiography, a family is gathered through 285 colour photographs captioned with the proverbs of 30 langua ...

ISBN 9780824812386
Published 20 March 2011 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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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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Gauguin's Paradise Remembered: The Noa Noa Prints
 

Gauguin's Paradise Remembered: The Noa Noa Prints (Hardback)

By Wright, Alastair; Brown, Calvin

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In 1891, Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) traveled to Tahiti in an effort to live simply and to draw inspiration from what he saw as the island's exotic native culture. This book addresses both the artist's representation of Tahiti in the woodcut medium and the impact these works had on ...

ISBN 9780300149296
Published 1 December 2010 by Inbooks
Interest Age All ages
Series Princeton University Art Museum
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Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti
 

Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Salmond, Anne

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In this groundbreaking book, Anne Salmond takes readers to the centre of these societies' shared history to furnish rich insights into Tahitian perceptions of the visitors while illuminating the full extent of European fascination with Tahiti.

ISBN 9780670073962
Published 28 September 2009 by Penguin
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