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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, 2003 ed.)

Edited by Loret, John; Tanacredi, John T.

  • OUR PRICE $507.50

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
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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
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Series Bibliographies & Indexes in World History
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South Sea Maidens: Western Fantasy and Sexual Politics in the South Pacific
  

South Sea Maidens: Western Fantasy and Sexual Politics in the South Pacific (Hardback)

By Sturma, Michael

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While women from far off lands have always been presented as exotic and alluring, the South Sea maiden has come to symbolize feminine sexuality, sensuality, and romance of the South Pacific. This work looks at South Sea image-makers and the women they find so seductive.

ISBN 9780313316746
Published 30 March 2002 by ABC-CLIO
Interest Age 19+ years
Series Contributions to the Study of World History
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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 19+ years
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, Prof Carl; 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
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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
   

The Death Of William Gooch (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 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

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
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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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