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World Civilizations: The Global Experience: Volume 1

World Civilizations: The Global Experience: Volume 1 (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)

By Stearns, Peter N.; Adas, Michael B.; Schwartz, Stuart B.; Gilbert, Marc Jason

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The primary goal of 'World Civilizations' is to present a global history, from the development of agriculture and herding to the present day. It divides the main periods of human history according to the changes in the nature and extent of global contacts.

ISBN 9780205986293
Published 13 January 2014 by Pearson Education (US)
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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
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How Natives Think: About Captain Cook, for Example
  

How Natives Think: About Captain Cook, for Example (Hardback, 2nd edition)

By Sahlins, Marshall

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This work examines the manner and characteristics of Hawaiians in order to assess their attitude towards Captain Cook. It also includes a critical analyses of the text, The Apotheosis of Captain Cook , written by Gananath Obeyesekere.

ISBN 9780226733685
Published 15 January 1995 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
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Easter Island: Scientific Exploration into the World's Environmental Problems in Microcosm
  

Easter Island: Scientific Exploration into the World's Environmental Problems in Microcosm (Hardback)

Edited by Tanacredi, John T.; Loret, John

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Presents the research results from three years of interdisciplinary expeditions to Easter Island. The primary objectives were to investigate the effects of human population growth on the ecology of the island and to discover whether any dramatic climatic changes such as a prolong ...

ISBN 9780306474941
Published 31 August 2003
Interest Age Young Adults
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Micronesian Histories: An Analytical Bibliography and Guide to Interpretations
  

Micronesian Histories: An Analytical Bibliography and Guide to Interpretations (Hardback, annotated edition)

By Goetzfridt, Nicholas J.; Peacock, Karen M.

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A useful title for individuals interested in Pacific history and historiography, this bibliography provides a critical summary and analysis of the scholarship on Micronesian history.

ISBN 9780313291036
Published 28 February 2002 by ABC-CLIO
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Bibliographies & Indexes in World History
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Atlantic Lives: A Comparative Approach to Early America
 

Atlantic Lives: A Comparative Approach to Early America (Paperback, New title)

By Shannon, Timothy J.

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Designed for undergraduate courses, this primary source reader places Colonial American history in comparative context with the wider Atlantic World. It includes the first hand accounts of many people who traveled between the Americas, Africa, and Europe. Shannon (Gettysburg Coll ...

ISBN 9780321077103
Published 4 November 2003 by Pearson Education (US)
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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
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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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