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Tears of Rangi: Experiments across worlds
 

Tears of Rangi: Experiments across worlds (Hardback)

By Salmond, Anne

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"Six centuries ago Polynesian explorers, who inhabited a cosmos in which islands sailed across the sea and stars across the sky, arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand where they rapidly adapted to new plants, animals, landscapes and climatic conditions. Four centuries later, European e ...

ISBN 9781869408657
Published 24 July 2017 by Auckland University Press
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Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa

Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa (Hardback)

By Farrell, Joseph

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The story of the last years of the author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, lived out in the earthly paradise of the Samoan Islands

ISBN 9780857059956
Published 12 September 2017 by Quercus Publishing Plc
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Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944
 

Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Newell, Reg

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In late January 1944 a force of New Zealand soldiers and Allied specialists undertook a daring, behind the lines reconnaissance of the Japanese-held Green Islands of Papua New Guinea. The Japanese contested the invasion with air power and inflicted heavy damage on the American cr ...

ISBN 9780786478385
Release Date 30 September 2017 by McFarland & Co Inc
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On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands before European Contact, Revised and Expanded Edition
  

On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands before European Contact, Revised and Expanded Edition (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Kirch, Patrick Vinton

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The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many thousands of islands, the home to numerous human societies and cultures. Among these indigenous Oceanic cultures are the intrepid Polynesian double-hulled canoe navigators, the atoll dwellers of Micron ...

ISBN 9780520292819
Release Date 15 October 2017 by University of California Press
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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance

Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance (Hardback)

By McGregor, Richard

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The dramatic story of the relationship between the world's three largest economies, one that is shaping the future of us all, by one of the foremost experts on east Asia For more than half a century, American power in the Pacific has successfully kept the peace. But it has also c ...

ISBN 9780241248089
Published 18 September 2017 by Penguin
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Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama (Hardback)

By Garrow, David

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The definitive account of Barack Obama's life before he became the 44th president of the United States - the formative years, confluence of forces, and influential figures who helped shaped an extraordinary leader and his rise - from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'Bearing ...

ISBN 9780008229375
Published 22 May 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World's Most Charming Con Man
  

Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World's Most Charming Con Man (Hardback)

By Howard, Professor David

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A thrilling true crime caper bursting with colorful characters and awash in 70s glamour, based on the FBI's first white collar undercover sting 1977, the Thunderbird Motel. Jim Wedick and Jack Brennan two fresh-faced, maverick FBI agents were about to embark on their agency's fir ...

ISBN 9781101907429
Release Date 10 October 2017 by Crown Publishing Group (NY)
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The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800-1900
 

The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800-1900 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Woods, Rebecca J. H.

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Exploring the environmental and economic ramifications of imperial expansion on colonial environments and production practices, Rebecca J. H. Woods traces how global physiological and ecological diversity eroded under the technological, economic, and cultural system that grew up ...

ISBN 9781469634661
Release Date 1 October 2017 by The University of North Caroli
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Series Flows, Migrations, and Exchanges
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For Queen and Company: Vignettes of the Irish Soldier in the Indian Mutiny
  

For Queen and Company: Vignettes of the Irish Soldier in the Indian Mutiny (Paperback)

By Truesdale, David; Young, John

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The story of those Irishmen who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in The Indian Mutiny, and some other equally interesting characters.

ISBN 9781911512790
Release Date 19 October 2017 by Helion & Company
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Making Peoples: A History Of The New Zealanders From Polynesian
   

Making Peoples: A History Of The New Zealanders From Polynesian (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Belich, James

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This is the first volume in a two volume set that provides a detailed history of New Zealand. Belich covers the Polynesian background, Maori settlement and "pre-contact" history, Maori-European relations to 1900 and Pakeha colonisation and settlement.

ISBN 9780143007043
Published 7 May 2007 by Penguin
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