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The World of Children Plus New MyPsychLab with eText - Access Card Package

The World of Children Plus New MyPsychLab with eText - Access Card Package (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition, Contains Online resource and Hardback)

By Cook, Greg; Cook, Joan Littlefield

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Helping students make connections between science and practice, this book helps students connect the science and the practice of child development in a way that can positively change lives. The third edition features an active learning system that exposes students to real people ...

ISBN 9780205953738
Published 8 July 2013 by Pearson Education (US)
Interest Age Young Adults
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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

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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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Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific: Reading History and Trauma in Contemporary Fiction
 

Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific: Reading History and Trauma in Contemporary Fiction (Hardback)

By Najita, Susan Y.

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Proposes that the history of contact and colonization has become a means by which indigenous people of Oceania are reclaiming their cultures, languages, ways of knowing, and political independence. This work examines how contemporary writers from Hawai'i, Samoa, and Aotearoa/New ...

ISBN 9780415366694
Published 29 September 2006 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age All ages
Series Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures
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Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature
   

Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By McDaniel, Carl N.; Gowdy, John M.

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This text describes how Nauru Island became one of the richest nations in the world and how its citizens acquired all the ills of modern life. At the same time, Nauru became 80 per cent mined-out ruins that contain impoverished biological communities of little value in supporting ...

ISBN 9780520222298
Published 15 January 2000 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Our Time But Not Our Place: Voices of Expatriate Women in Papua New Guinea
  

Our Time But Not Our Place: Voices of Expatriate Women in Papua New Guinea (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Bourke, Myra; Holzknecht, Susan; Kituai, Kathy; Roach, Linda

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An anthology written by expatriate women whose experiences were as diverse as their nationalities. Spans the time between 1930-1990. The contents range from letters and diary extracts to memoirs and essays but the underlying theme is an awareness of being foreign. Challenges comm ...

ISBN 9780522845631
Published 30 September 1989 by Melbourne University Press
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The Death of William Gooch: A History's Anthropology
   

The Death of William Gooch: A History's Anthropology (Paperback, New edition)

By Dening, Greg

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A penetratating study of the young astronomer on board the Daedalus.

ISBN 9780522846928
Published 30 September 1991 by Melbourne University Press
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The Sky Travellers: Journeys in New Guinea, 1938-39
 

The Sky Travellers: Journeys in New Guinea, 1938-39 (Hardback)

By Gammage, Bill

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This is an account of the Australian expedition to Papua New Guinea that consisted of 350 people that trekked over three thousand kilometres through the mountainous western highlands. With war looming at the time, all records of the journey were supressed. This account gives the ...

ISBN 9780522848274
Published 9 August 1994 by Melbourne University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Miegunyah Press
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Cook & Omai: the Cult of the South Seas: The Cult of the South Seas
  

Cook & Omai: the Cult of the South Seas: The Cult of the South Seas (Paperback)

By McCalman, Iain; Dening, Greg:Hetherington; Et Al

Including essays by Iain McCalman and Greg Denning this tells of the visit in 1774 of the first Polynesian to travel to London. Omai, as he was called, journeyed with Captain Cook and became an "overnight sensation" with scientists, philosophers, artists and the literary.

ISBN 9780642107312
Published 1 January 2001 by National Library of Australia
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Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals
  

Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals (Hardback)

Edited by Strahan, Ronald; Conder, Pamela

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A guide to the mammals of both Australia and Melanesia. This work includes biographical notes on the 50 zoologists who have been the principal contributors to the taxonomy of Australian and New Guinean mammals. It also includes an account of the principles and practices of animal ...

ISBN 9780643091672
Published 1 October 2007 by CSIRO Publishing
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A History of Papua New Guinea and Its Neighbours

A History of Papua New Guinea and Its Neighbours (Paperback)

By Department of Education, Png

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A History of Papua New Guinea and its Neighbours is the first term's work of the Grade 9 Provincial High School Social Science Course. This title provides the core learning material for the topic.

ISBN 9780701625900
Published 15 February 1990 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Interest Age 5-16 years
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