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Tareima's String
 

Tareima's String (Paperback)

By MacGregor, Jill

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Tareima, who lives in Kiribati, shows how she makes string from the fibres of coconut husks, and describes what the string is used for. Contains some Kiribati words and glossary.Suggested level: primary.

ISBN 9780473219185
Published 5 September 2012 by Puriri Paddocks
Interest Age 5-8 years
Series Children of the Pacific
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Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem & Human Rights in the Pacific
 

Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem & Human Rights in the Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Robie, David

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A comprehensive "hidden stories of the Pacific" media and communication book about many of the region's major issues of the past two decades such as the Fiji coups, Papua New Guinea's Bougainville war and resource development crises, nuclear testing and health challenges, environ ...

ISBN 9781877484254
Published 24 April 2014 by Little Island Press Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
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A History of the Marshall Islands
 

A History of the Marshall Islands

By Walsh, Julie

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Etto nan Raan Kein: A Marshall Islands History is the first ever comprehensive history of the Marshall islands from the Marshallese perspective. Throughout the last 15 years, this compilation of Western historical accounts, Marshallese oral accounts, and in-depth interviews all c ...

ISBN 9781573063134
Published 5 July 2012 by BESS PRESS
Interest Age All ages
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The Making of Modern Samoa: Traditional Authority and Colonial Administration in the Modern History of Western Samoa: Traditional Authority and Colonial Administration in the History of Samoa
   

The Making of Modern Samoa: Traditional Authority and Colonial Administration in the Modern History of Western Samoa: Traditional Authority and Colonial Administration in the History of Samoa (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2012 reprint)

By Meleisea, Malama

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Traditional authority and colonial administration in the modern history of Western Samoa. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9789820200319
Published 20 July 2009 by Institute of Pacific Studies
Interest Age Young Adults
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Hawaii Garden: Tropical Shrubs
   

Hawaii Garden: Tropical Shrubs (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Clay, Horace F.; Hubbard, James C.; Golt, Rick

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How to identify, select, install and care for shrubs available in modern Hawai'i and other mild-climate areas. Illust. in colour.

ISBN 9780824811280
Published 28 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture
 

Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture (Hardback)

By Hezel, Francis X.

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This is a collection of essays based on the experiences of the authors 40 years in Micronesia. The book covers subjects that are of particular interests to people whose upbringing and educational backgrounds are that of the West. Individuals and family

ISBN 9780824836610
Published 30 April 2013 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Intensive Course in Tongan
  

Intensive Course in Tongan (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Shuhway, Eric B.

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I ... express my wholehearted support ... on the reprinting of this most valuable course in Tongan. One is encouraged in the knowledge that the Tongan language will be appreciated and understood through this book....Eric B. Shumway is the only papalangi

ISBN 9780939154487
Published 5 June 2009 by Pacific Institute Brigham Youn
Interest Age All ages
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The Ethnographic Experiment: A. M. Hocart and W. H. R. Rivers in Island Melanesia, 1908
 

The Ethnographic Experiment: A. M. Hocart and W. H. R. Rivers in Island Melanesia, 1908 (Hardback)

Edited by Hviding, Edvard; Berg, Cato

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In 1908, A.M. Hocart and W.H. Rivers conducted fieldwork in the Solomon Islands and elsewhere in Island Melanesia that served as the turning point in the development of modern anthropology.

ISBN 9781782383420
Published 1 June 2014 by Berghahn Books
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pacific Perspectives: Studies of the European Society of Oceanists
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Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
 

Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...

ISBN 9781849086059
Published 20 September 2012 by Osprey Publishing
Interest Age Young Adults
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Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator
  

Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Druett, Joan

Tupaia, lauded by Europeans as 'an extraordinary genius', sailed with Captain Cook from Tahiti, piloted the Endeavour about the South Pacific, and interceded with Maori in NZ. His story has never been fully told. Tupaia, a gifted linguist, a brilliant orator, and a most devious p ...

ISBN 9781869793869
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869797133
Published 17 June 2011 by Random House
Interest Age Young Adults
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