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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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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 Young Adults
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 Young Adults
Series Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific
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Women of Polynesia
  

Women of Polynesia (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Blackburn, Mark

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Beautiful Polynesian women will tempt you to linger on each page of this stunning book. Be transported to Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, Raratonga, Fiji, and the Maori regions of New Zealand to view their beguiling native inhabitants through 380 historic and rare color postcard im ...

ISBN 9780764321740
Published 2 March 2005
Interest Age All ages
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James Cook: The Pacific Coast and Beyond

James Cook: The Pacific Coast and Beyond (Hardback, 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 talks about how he was hired to seek an undiscovered continent known by astronomers and geographers as Terra Australis Incognita, which he proved di ...

ISBN 9780778724155
Published 28 February 2006 by Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Interest Age 8-14 years
Series In the Footsteps of Explorers
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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 8-14 years
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 All ages
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Daniel Inouye

Daniel Inouye (Hardback, 2nd edition)

By Slavicek, Louise Chipley

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Daniel K Inouye was born to Japanese immigrant parents in Honolulu in 1924. Inouye's heroic actions on an Italian battlefield during World War II eventually earned him his country's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, but it also cost him his right arm and his dreams of b ...

ISBN 9780791092712
Published 28 February 2007 by Chelsea House
Interest Age 11-17 years
Series Asian Americans of Achievement
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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 10-13 years
Series Remember
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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 The Perseus Books Group
Interest Age All ages
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