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Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism
  

Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism (Hardback)

By Cook, Scott B.

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Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism is the first book in the Longman World History Series, edited by Michael Adas. This title examines the world-transforming experience of Western imperialism during the period from 1870 to 1914. Case studies focus specifically on B ...

ISBN 9780673992291
Published 13 January 1997 by Pearson Education (US)
Interest Age General Audience
Series World History
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In Stevenson's Samoa
   

In Stevenson's Samoa (Hardback)

By Fraser, M.

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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 wi ...

ISBN 9780710309792
Published 25 March 2008
Interest Age General Audience
Series Kegan Paul Travellers
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Angel of Kokoda

Angel of Kokoda (Paperback)

By Wilson, Mark

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A Papua New Guinean boy helps a young soldier as his village is torn apart by World War II.

ISBN 9780734414120
Published 27 October 2014 by Hachette
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Pacific Paradises
  

Pacific Paradises (Paperback, Annotated edition)

By Lummis, Trevor

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A story of cultures in collision. The reality of the colonisation of Tahiti and Hawaii by western powers is a shameful catalogue of misunderstanding and betrayal. In a final irony, western society now embraces many of the qualities held by the 'noble savages'.

ISBN 9780750938938
Published 17 March 2005 by Woodslane Pty Ltd
Interest Age General Audience
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Environmental History in the Pacific World

Environmental History in the Pacific World (Hardback, New edition)

Edited by McNeill, Professor J. R.; Series edited by Flynn, Professor Dennis O.; Giraldez, Professor Arturo

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A set of key articles from the 1970s, 80s and 90s pertaining to the environmental history of the Pacific basin. The book aims to treat the islands and waters of the Pacific, as well as the lands around the Rim. The main focus is recent centuries, but a longer view is occasionally ...

ISBN 9780754601548
Published 1 January 2010 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age 19+ years
Series The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900
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British Imperial Strategies in the Pacific, 1750-1900

British Imperial Strategies in the Pacific, 1750-1900 (Hardback, New edition)

Edited by Samson, Dr Jane; Series edited by Flynn, Professor Dennis O.; Giraldez, Professor Arturo

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Beginning with an overview of British exploration in the Pacific Area, this study traces the roots of British attempts to dominate the region through the Imperialism of free trade.

ISBN 9780754619611
Published 1 March 2002 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age 19+ years
Series The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900
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The Making of Global and Local Modernities in Melanesia: Humiliation, Transformation and the Nature of Cultural Change
 

The Making of Global and Local Modernities in Melanesia: Humiliation, Transformation and the Nature of Cultural Change (Hardback, New edition)

By Wardlow, Holly; Edited by Robbins, Joel; Series edited by Stewart, Dr Pamela J.; Strathern, Professor Andrew

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Examining the kinds of efforts that have been made to adopt Western modernity in Melanesia, this work also explores the reasons for their varied outcomes. Taking up Professor Marshall Sahlins' work as a starting point, it acknowledges importance of his ideas, while refining and c ...

ISBN 9780754643128
Published 1 May 2008 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age 19+ years
Series Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific
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James Cook: The Pacific Coast and Beyond
 

James Cook: The Pacific Coast and Beyond (Paperback, New title)

By Beales, R. A.

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In the 1700s, the voyages of British Captain James Cook shed light on what life was really like in the uncharted Pacific. This book tells how he was hired to seek an undiscovered continent known by astronomers and geographers as Terra Australis Incognita, which he proved did not ...

ISBN 9780778724513
Published 1 January 2005 by Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Series In the Footsteps of Explorers
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Albaneta: Lost Opportunity at Cassino
  

Albaneta: Lost Opportunity at Cassino (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Crosby, Ron

In mid-winter 1944, massive infantry losses were incurred at Cassino. What is not widely known is that Kiwi & Indian engineers created an opportunity to outflank Cassino through the construction of a road carved into the hills above the German encampment. The failings of army hei ...

ISBN 9780790011295
Published 23 March 2007 by Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Interest Age General Audience
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Remember WW II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories
 

Remember WW II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories (Hardback, New title)

By Albright, Madeleine K.; Edited by Nicholson, Dorinda Makanaonalani; By Nicholson, Dorinda Makana onalani Stagner

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Allows readers to understand World War II, not as seen through the eyes of soldiers, but through the eyes of children who survived the bombings, the blackouts, the hunger, the fear, and the loss of loved ones caused by the war.

ISBN 9780792271796
Published 1 March 2007 by National Geographic Books
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Series Remember
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