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The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas
 

The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Salmond, Anne

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In this rich and stylish description by New Zealand scholar Salmond, Cook's voyages take on a peculiar, dreamlike quality. Salmond's claim is that Cook was far more affected by his exposure to the Polynesian world than historians have thought. This book is fascinating as an incom ...

ISBN 9780141021331
Published 25 August 2004 by Penguin
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And I'd Do it Again
 

And I'd Do it Again (Hardback)

By Crocker, Aimee

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Moonlit seances in Honolulu. Exotic cobra dances. Drinking games with Oscar Wilde. Enchanting tales in Victorian world traveller Aimee Crocker's autobiography.

ISBN 9781784979850
Published 1 April 2017 by Head of Zeus
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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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As epic in vision and rigorous in detail as Robert Caro's The Years of Lyndon Johnson series, 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 shape ...

ISBN 9780062641830
Release Date 9 May 2017 by William Morrow & Company
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Bligh: William Bligh in the South Seas
  

Bligh: William Bligh in the South Seas (Hardback)

By Salmond, Anne

Award-winning anthropologist Anne Salmond recounts the triumphs and disasters of William Bligh's life and career in a riveting narrative that for the first time portrays the Pacific islanders as key players.

ISBN 9780670075560
Published 29 August 2011 by Penguin
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail
 

The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kienzle, Robyn

If one person made the Kokoda Track that man was Bert Kienzle. Part Samoan and German/English, born in Fiji and raised in Germany and Australia, he was managing a rubber plantation and gold mine in Papua New Guinea at the outbreak of WWII.

ISBN 9780733627637
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780733630262
Published 27 October 2014 by Hachette
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Hachette Military Collection
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Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen
  

Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Templeton, Hugh

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Sir Carl Berendsen (1890-1973) was the founder of New Zealand foreign policy. He was a dynamic thinker, a gifted writer, an outstanding administrator and a considerable orator. Few civil servants before or since have addressed both Cabinet and Parliament; few have made or been in ...

ISBN 9780864735843
Published 2 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
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Captain Alex MacLean: Jack London's Sea Wolf
 

Captain Alex MacLean: Jack London's Sea Wolf (Hardback)

By MacGillivray, Don

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Alex MacLean was a sailor and sealer, originally from Cape Breton. When he was just 21, MacLean sailed to the Pacific side of North America, where he operated for 35 years. This is not only the story of this character but also the construction of his legend.

ISBN 9780774814713
Published 7 May 2008 by Inbooks
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Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission

Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission (Hardback)

By Drury, Bob; Clavin, Tom

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From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest do ...

ISBN 9781476774855
Published 1 November 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor
  

All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor (Trade Paperback/Paperback, large type edition)

By Stratton, Donald; Gire, Mr Ken

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The extraordinary first and only memoir by a survivor of the USS Arizona, published in conjunction with the seventy-fifth anniversary of Pearl Harbor.A sailor s eyewitness, moment-by-moment account of the Japanese surprise attack that sunk the battleship and decimated the U.S. Pa ...

ISBN 9780062645791
Published 1 December 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific

The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Obeyesekere, Gananath

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Debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages. This work reveals the captain as both the self-conscious civilizer and as the person who, his mission gone awry, becomes a savage himself.

ISBN 9780691057521
Published 15 November 1997
Interest Age Young Adults
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