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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
Interest Age Young Adults
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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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Fiji in the Pacific: A History & Geography of Fiji
  

Fiji in the Pacific: A History & Geography of Fiji (Paperback, 4th edition)

By Donnelly, T. A.; Quanchi, Max; Kerr, Allan

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This fourth edition of Fiji in the Pacific aims to provide students with an updated resource for their history and geography studies.

ISBN 9780701632618
Published 26 October 1994 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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The Japanese Nation: Its Land, Its People, and Its Life
 

The Japanese Nation: Its Land, Its People, and Its Life (Hardback, New title)

By Nitobe, Inazo

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"This turn-of-the-century discourse on the South Seas follows T.R. St-Johnston, Colonial Secretary of the Leeward Islands, through his experiences as the former District Commissioner in Fiji. The author seizes this as an opportunity to reminisce on his great adventures throughout ...

ISBN 9780710311412
Published 15 September 2005 by TL DISTRIBUTION
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Series Kegan Paul Japan Library
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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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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 Young Adults
Series The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900
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