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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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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 13 July 1995 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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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The Death of William Gooch: A History's Anthropology
  

The Death of William Gooch: A History's Anthropology (Paperback, New edition)

By Dening, Greg

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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Beach Crossings: Voyaging Across Times, Cultures and Self
  

Beach Crossings: Voyaging Across Times, Cultures and Self (Hardback, New title)

By Dening, Greg

Revisits the bloody history of the Fenua'enata, the Marquesas Islands, to craft an essay on human change and transition. This is part memoir, part history, and part imaginative exploration of the symbolic strip of land where ocean meets beach.

ISBN 9780522848861
Published 15 July 2004 by Melbourne University 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)

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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Fiji in the Pacific: a History & Geography of Fiji 4e
  

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

By Donnelly

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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 and Sons Australia
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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
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