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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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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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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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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 5 September 2012 by Osprey Publishing
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Campaign
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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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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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Mi Bas side orn Pitcairn
  

Mi Bas side orn Pitcairn (Paperback)

By Wrren, Meralda

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eaching the children at school during Culture classes in 2007 and to help them remember Pitcairn Islands place names we made a book together. Susan Davies was the school teacher from Nelson New Zealand at the time and we would on culture day spend a good time out sketching our pi ...

ISBN 238911
Published 6 June 2008 by Maimiti Haven
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Hawaiki, Ancestral Polynesia: An Essay in Historical Anthropology
 

Hawaiki, Ancestral Polynesia: An Essay in Historical Anthropology (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Kirch, Patrick Vinton; Green, Roger C.

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An anthropological approach to long-term history through detailed reconstruction of the Ancestral Polynesian culture, Hawaiki.

ISBN 9780521788793
Published 16 May 2001 by Cambridge University Press
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Polynesian Sound-producing Instruments
  

Polynesian Sound-producing Instruments (Paperback)

By Moyle, Richard

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Introduces the variety of Polynesian instruments, from the familiar slit drums and skin drums to the less common nose-flutes, uniquely constructed mouth flutes and disposable jew's harps. The range of instruments now obsolete is also examined. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9780747800958
Published 25 October 1990 by Shire Publications Ltd
Interest Age All ages
Series Shire ethnography
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Ponapean-English Dictionary
  

Ponapean-English Dictionary (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Rehg, Kenneth L.; Sohl, Damian G.

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Approx. 6,750 Ponapean to English entries; the language of the island of Ponape, located between Hawaii and Indonesia.

ISBN 9780824805623
Published 30 April 1986 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Pali Language Texts
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