Wheelers Books

Pacific History

Pacific History
  

Pacific History presents to New Zealand students significant events and issues in Pacific history. Each context includes contested events that have impacted on the people in the Pacific and shaped their place in the modern world. These issues stimulate inquiry and enable students... read full description below.

Usually ships 6-12 working days – This title is in stock at publisher

Quick Reference

ISBN 9780170368162
Published 4 May 2018 by Cengage Learning Australia
Format Paperback, New edition
Author(s) By Coutts, Brent
By Fitness, Nicholas
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

... view full title details below.

Buy Now

  • $45.99 Retail price
  • $45.95 Wheelers price
Add to Basket Add to Wishlist

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780170368162
ISBN-10 0170368165
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Cengage Learning Australia
Imprint New House
Publication Date 4 May 2018
International Publication Date 7 May 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Coutts, Brent
By Fitness, Nicholas
Category History
Australian & Pacific History
World History
Children's and Educational
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Australian
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text History: Textbooks & Study Guides
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 922282

Description of this Book

Pacific History presents to New Zealand students significant events and issues in Pacific history. Each context includes contested events that have impacted on the people in the Pacific and shaped their place in the modern world. These issues stimulate inquiry and enable students to achieve excellence. Pacific History contains engaging primary sources, a wide range of activities to engage all learners and historiography. Author Nick Fitness travelled to these islands, met local historians, visited local museums, searched archives and historical sites, to obtain the sources and first-hand information - discovering rarely seen photos and primary documents.

^ top

Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

There are no reviews for this title.

^ top

Author's Bio

Brent Coutts is Head of the Faculty of Social Science at Baradene College of the Sacred Heart. In 2007 he received the Janet Erskine Stuart Award to study non-violent resistance to occupation in the West Bank in Palestine, and in 2009 he was awarded the Royal Society of New Zealand Teaching Fellowship. In 2015 he facilitated a Shared Histories research project to commemorate the First World War between history students in Auckland and Chauny, France, focused on conscientious objectors and those soldiers who refused to fight or mutinied. This project led to an historical exhibition in France and New Zealand, as well as a book being published. In 2017 he was awarded a position on an Asia-NZ Foundation workshop in South Korea. Nicholas Fitness has recently been appointed Deputy Principal at Dannevirke High School. In 2016 he was awarded the Waiheke High School Board of Trustees Scholarship to travel to the Pacific and undertake research for this text. He travelled to museums, archives, historical sites, met local historians and carried out interviews.

^ top