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Preserving the Self in the South Seas 1680-1840
    

Preserving the Self in the South Seas 1680-1840 (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd edition)

By Lamb, Jonathan 1 in stock at special price

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This volume charts the sensibilities of the lonely figures that encountered the new and exotic in terra incognita. Jonathan Lamb introduces us to the writings of South Seas explorers, and finds in them unexpected and poignant tales of selves alarmed and transformed.

ISBN 9780226468495
Published 15 January 2001 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
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In Stevenson's Samoa
    

In Stevenson's Samoa (Hardback)

By Fraser, M. 1 in stock at special price

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The tables are turned in this account of Samoa in the 1890's, which presents Stevenson not as author but as subject, and describes the many challenges of daily life in the islands from an amusing point of view that is much less romantic than Stephenson's own. Fraser struggles wit ...

ISBN 9780710309792
Published 25 March 2008
Interest Age All ages
Series Kegan Paul Travellers
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Missionary Lives: Papua, 1874-1914
    

Missionary Lives: Papua, 1874-1914 (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Langmore, Diane 1 in stock at special price

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History and biographies of the early missionaries in Papua. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9780824811631
Published 31 May 1989 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pi Monograph Series #6
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Not the Way it Really Was: Constructing the Tolai Past
    

Not the Way it Really Was: Constructing the Tolai Past (Hardback)

By Neumann, Klaus 1 in stock at special price

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Pacific Islands Monograph Series, No. 10

ISBN 9780824813338
Published 28 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Series Pacific Islands Monograph Series
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Remembrance of Pacific Pasts: An Invitation to Remake History
    

Remembrance of Pacific Pasts: An Invitation to Remake History (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Borofsky, Robert 4 in stock at special price

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How does one describe the Pacific's pasts? The easy confidence historians one had in writing about the region has disappeared in the turmoil surrounding today's politics of representation. Earlier narratives that focused on what happened when are now accu

ISBN 9780824823016
Published 25 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Tereraa : Voyaging And The Colonization Of Pacific Is
   

Tereraa : Voyaging And The Colonization Of Pacific Is (Paperback)

By Conte, Eric 1 in stock at special price

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This book looks at fundamental questions pertaining to the prehistory of Oceania. Suitable for students as well as others interested in the field, it provides a basic outline of canoe voyaging, navigation, ancient human settlements, some aspects of isolation and cultural differen ...

ISBN 9782909790053
Published 26 March 2008
Interest Age 13-19 years
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Images of the Antipodes in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Stereotyping
    

Images of the Antipodes in the Eighteenth Century: A Study in Stereotyping (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

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David Fausett is a New Zealand scholar who has been doing postgraduate and postdoctoral work in the USA and Europe since 1983. This is the third part of a three part study of the "intellectual history of travel fiction". How did Europeans view this unknown region before the explo ...

ISBN 9789051838145
Published 25 March 2008
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Series Cross/Cultures
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TE Aso Fiafia: TE Tala o TE Kamupane Vaitupu 1877-1887
    

TE Aso Fiafia: TE Tala o TE Kamupane Vaitupu 1877-1887 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Isala, Tito; Munro, Doug 2 in stock at special price

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An historical account from Vaitupu in the vernacular.

ISBN 9789820100145
Published 28 March 2008 by Institute of Pacific Studies
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Politics Of Land In Vanuatu: From Colony To Independence
   

Politics Of Land In Vanuatu: From Colony To Independence (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Van Trease, Howard 1 in stock at special price

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Ni-Vanuatu land, foreign intruders, Condominium land tenure system, Joint Court, Anglo-French policies, Nagriamel, Tautu dispute, urban land, politics & independence

ISBN 9789820200043
Published 28 March 2008 by Institute of Pacific Studies
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Distance Education In The South Pacific- Nets And Voyages
    

Distance Education In The South Pacific- Nets And Voyages (Paperback)

By Richard Guy, Toshio Kosuge & Rieko Hayakwa (Editors) 1 in stock at special price

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Distance education in the South Pacific has been innovative, using radio, television, satellite technology and international collaboration. Much has been learned from these experiences, not only by students but by instructors as well. The chapters here analyse the historical, ...

ISBN 9789820201439
Published 28 March 2008 by Institute of Pacific Studies
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