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List of titles published in the past 3 months (Apr 2016 - Jul 2016).

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Artefacts of Encounter: Cook's Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories
 

Artefacts of Encounter: Cook's Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories (Hardback)

By Thomas, Nicholas; Nuku, Maia; Edited by Adams, Julie; Lythberg, Billie; Salmond, Amiria

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The Pacific artefacts and works of art collected during the three voyages of Captain James Cook are of foundational importance for the study of art and culture in Oceania. These collections are representative not only of technologies or belief systems but of indigenous cultures a ...

ISBN 9781877578694
Published 22 June 2016 by Otago University Press
Interest Age All ages
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Pacific Ways
 

Pacific Ways (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Levine, Stephen

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"The first edition of Pacific Ways helped to redress this balance by providing the kind of information for the Pacific that is readily available for nations in other parts of the globe: their politics, historical background and colonial experience, constitutional frameworks, poli ...

ISBN 9781776560684
Published 14 April 2016 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age All ages
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Insight Guides: Explore Fiji
 

Insight Guides: Explore Fiji (Paperback)

By Publications Limited, Apa

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A palm tree-lined South Pacific island paradise, yet also easily accessible from the Antipodes, Fiji offers a tropical idyll with all the white sand beaches, fabulous diving and other outdoor activities you could ask for. This full-colour guide contains 14 easy-to-follow routes a ...

ISBN 9781780055565
Published 5 June 2016 by APA Publications
Interest Age All ages
Series Insight Explore Guides
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Lab Girl

Lab Girl (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Jahren, Hope

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A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in work and life; and a book that will make you look at the natural world in a whole new light.

ISBN 9780349006185
Published 12 April 2016 by Little, Brown Book Group
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Mothers Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and US Servicemen, World War I
 

Mothers Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and US Servicemen, World War I (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Wanhalla, Angela; Bennet, Judith A.

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Like a human tsunami, World War II brought two million American servicemen to the South Pacific where they left a human legacy of some thousands of children. Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific traces the intimate relationships that existed in the wartime Pacific between US se ...

ISBN 9781927322635
Published 15 June 2016 by Otago University Press
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Fale Aitu Spirit House
 

Fale Aitu Spirit House (Paperback)

By Avia, Tusiata

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In Tusiata Avia's new collection Fale Aitu | Spirit House, the voices of the living and dead, the past and the present are woven together in poems that are both confessional and confrontational.

ISBN 9781776560646
Published 12 May 2016 by Victoria University Press
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World Odyssey
  

World Odyssey (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Morcan, Lance; Morcan, James

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Set in the nineteenth century, World Odyssey follows the fortunes of three young travelers as each embarks on an epic journey. Their dramatic adventures span sixteen years and see them engage with Native American Indians, Barbary Coast pirates, Aborigines, Maoris and Pacific Isla ...

ISBN 9780473363734
Published 14 July 2016
Interest Age All ages
Series The World Duology
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The Footprint of Moso: O le Tulaga Vae of Moso
 

The Footprint of Moso: O le Tulaga Vae of Moso (Paperback)

Illustrated by Tau'au Filisi, Helen

  • OUR PRICE $39.99

A bilingual English/Samoan picture book about the legendary footprint of Moso in Samoa and other mythical giants in the Pacific.

ISBN 9780473357412
Published 27 May 2016 by HELEN TAU'AU FILISI
Interest Age 2-6 years
Series Tala o le vavau
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Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific Islander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific Islander Teens Confront Violent Legacies (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Irwin, Katherine; Umemoto, Karen

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In the context of two hundred years of American colonial control in the Pacific, the authors shed light on the experiences of today's inner city and rural girls and boys in Hawaii who face racism, sexism, poverty, and political neglect.

ISBN 9780520283039
Published 15 July 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
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A'a: A Deity from Polynesia
 

A'a: A Deity from Polynesia (Paperback)

By Adams, Julie; Hooper, Steven

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This world-renowned sculpture is a unique figure in Polynesian art. An image of a deified ancestor, A'a was created sometime before 1821 on the island of Rurutu. The statue was a sensation when it arrived in England - Picasso was so struck by it that he had a copy made for himsel ...

ISBN 9780714151151
Published 18 April 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
Interest Age All ages
Series Objects in Focus
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