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Fire In The Sky: The Air War In The South Pacific
    

Fire In The Sky: The Air War In The South Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Bergerud, Eric M.

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Primary sources and interviews with veterans are used to describe the the air war as it was fought in the South Pacific. Technology and tactics, the three-dimensional battlefield, and the leadership, living conditions, medical challenges, and morale of the combatants are also exp ...

ISBN 9780813338699
Published 23 March 2001 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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World War II in the Pacific: An Encyclopedia
 

World War II in the Pacific: An Encyclopedia (Hardback, New title)

Edited by Sandler, Stanley

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Containing a comprehensive index of topics, weapons and persons and edited by a premier military historian, this unique Encyclopedia covers key topics from policy-making to warships.

ISBN 9780815318835
Published 2 November 2000
Interest Age 19+ years
Series Military History of the United States
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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

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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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White Pacific: U.S. Imperialism and Black Slavery in the South Seas After the Civil War
  

White Pacific: U.S. Imperialism and Black Slavery in the South Seas After the Civil War (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title)

By Horne, Gerald

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Worldwide supplies of sugar and cotton were impacted as the US Civil War dragged on. New areas of production entered these markets, which required an increase in labor. In the rush to fill the vacuum, freebooters and others began a slave trade in Melanesians and Polynesians. This ...

ISBN 9780824831479
Published 1 May 2007 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Peace on Bougainville: Truce Monitoring Group - Gudpela Nius Bilong Peace
 

Peace on Bougainville: Truce Monitoring Group - Gudpela Nius Bilong Peace (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Adams, Rebecca

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"Peace on Bougainville" traces the internal conflict of the area. In November 1997 unarmed monitors from New Zealand, Australia, Vanuatu and Fiji arrived with the aim of establishing a secure atmosphere inwhich Bougainvilleans could "forge their own peaceful solution". These stor ...

ISBN 9780864734082
Published 8 January 2001 by Victoria University Press
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Pacific Journeys: Essays in honour of John Dunmore
   

Pacific Journeys: Essays in honour of John Dunmore (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title)

Edited by Cropp, Glynnis M.; Watts, Noel R.; Collins, Roger D. J.; Howe, K. R.

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A collection of essays, some of which are in French, written about the French presence and influence in the Pacific region. This collection celebrates the work of John Dunmore, who was raised in France and Britain, immigrated to New Zealand in 1950, and pursued a distinguished ca ...

ISBN 9780864735072
Published 1 July 2005 by Victoria University Press
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Buying the Land Selling the Land: Governments and Maori Land in the North Island 1865-1921
   

Buying the Land Selling the Land: Governments and Maori Land in the North Island 1865-1921 (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Boast, Richard

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A study of Crown Maori land policy and practice in the period 1869-1929, from the establishment of the Native Land Court power until the cessation by Gordon Coates of large-scale Crown purchasing. In these years the main function of the Native Department was to purchase Maori lan ...

ISBN 9780864735614
Published 14 March 2008 by Victoria University Press
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The Cruise of the Janet Nichol Among the South Sea Islands: A Diary by Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson
  

The Cruise of the Janet Nichol Among the South Sea Islands: A Diary by Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson (Hardback, New title)

By Stevenson, Fanny Van Der Grift; Volume editor Jolly, Roslyn

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In April of 1890 the steamer Janet Nichol set off from Sydney for a three month trading journey. Aboard this ship was Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, a short-haired, barefoot, cigarette-smoking American and wife of Robert Louis Stevenson. This is Fanny's account of her journey.

ISBN 9780868406060
Published 1 October 2003 by UNSW Press
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Pacific Romanticism: Tahiti and the European Imagination
  

Pacific Romanticism: Tahiti and the European Imagination (Hardback, New title)

By Bolyanatz, Alexander H.

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Europeans' romanticist imaginings of people from the South Pacific date back to the Enlightenment and have been significantly informed by the accounts of voyages to Tahiti by people such as French explorer Louis Bougainville.

ISBN 9780897897877
Published 30 October 2004 by ABC-CLIO
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The King and People of Fiji
 

The King and People of Fiji (Paperback, New edition)

By Waterhouse, Joseph

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This is a classic reference to life in Fiji during the early stages of the nineteenth century. Waterhouse also provides an account of the "bloodcurdling history of Cakobau, the chief who wanted to be king of all Fiji."

ISBN 9780908597291
Published 31 January 1997 by PASIFIKA PRESS
Interest Age 19+ years
Series Pasifika Library
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