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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
Interest Age All ages
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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

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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
Interest Age All ages
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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
Interest Age Young Adults
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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 All ages
Series World History
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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 12 March 2013 by Hachette
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Environmental History in the Pacific
 

Environmental History in the Pacific (Hardback)

Edited by McNeill, John R. M.

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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 Rainbow Book Agencies
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900
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British Imperial Strategies in the Pacific
 

British Imperial Strategies in the Pacific (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Samson, Jane

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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 Rainbow Book Agencies
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900
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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
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Russia and the South Pacific, 1696-1840: v. 2: Southern and Eastern Polynesia
  

Russia and the South Pacific, 1696-1840: v. 2: Southern and Eastern Polynesia (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Barratt, Glynn

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The second volume in Barratt's projected quartet on the naval, scientific and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, this book describes Russian activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands and Easter Island. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9780774803052
Published 1 December 1988 by Inbooks
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pacific Martime Studies Series
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Longitude and Empire: How Captain Cook's Voyages Changed the World
  

Longitude and Empire: How Captain Cook's Voyages Changed the World (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Richardson, Brian W.

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Before Captain Cooks three voyages, the world was uncertain and dangerous; after them, it was clear and safe. Written as a conceptual field guide, this book offers a rereading of both the voyages and of modern political philosophy; the voyages offering new ways of thinking about ...

ISBN 9780774811897
Published 31 May 2005 by Inbooks
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