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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00
The book explores the historical dimension of Indian indenture from within the lived experience of laborers, who emigrated to Fiji from colonial India a century ago. As these laborers are no longer alive, one could argue that the experience of indenture is no longer accessible, if there had not been recordings of the laborers? life narratives. It is... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 19.99
Born in Queenscliff to English migrant parents, William Lawrence Baillieu first rose to prominence as a successful auctioneer during Melbournes feverish land boom of the 1880s. He quickly built an enormous fortune, which he then subsequently lost in the crash of the early 1890s. But, ever the astute and daring entrepreneur, WL Baillieu resurrected... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95
Polynesian Researches:Hawaii is the famous record of the author's visit to the Hawaiian Islands in the early nineteenth century. It includes an account of Hawaiian history, government, religion , warfare, and traditions- a general survey of Hawaiian life. More than this, it is the author's personal observations of Hawaiian manners and customs... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2011; US$ 7.50
Hide & Seek Melbourne: Feeling Peckish? is for all locals and visitors who want to discover some interesting and delicious places to eat. The offerings in this foodie guide will take your mouth on a tour of the globe, from flavoursome Chinese dumplings to Italian cheeses as well rounded as a nona. Theres something for everyone here,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
In the 400 years from Magellan's entrance into Pacific waters to 1920, the lives of the people of the South Pacific were utterly transformed. Exotic diseases from Europe and America, particularly the worldwide influenza pandemic, were deadly for islanders. Ardent missionaries changed the belief systems and lives of nearly all Polynesians, Aborigines,... more...
- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 2012; US$ 6.99
This eBook version of the Must Sees Hawaiian Islands by Michelin selects the highlights of Hawaii?s stunning archipelago for a flying visit, a week or longer. Walk through dramatic Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, or view Kauai from a helicopter. Join a Hawaii movie tour, or go snorkeling off Kee Beach. Stay in luxury hotels or go for a budget room... more...
- NewSouth 2012; US$ 16.99
In this updated edition, Peter Timms leads us on a journey through his adopted city of Hobart, Australias smallest, most southerly, least prosperous, but arguably most beautiful state capital. He reveals a city in transition, shaking off its dark and troubled past to claim its special place in the post-modern world: going boutique, nice... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 36.99
This insightful study examines the strategies used by outsiders to usurp Hawaiian lands and undermine indigenous Hawaiian culture. Drawing upon historical and contemporary examples, Wood investigates the journals of Captain Cook, Hollywood films, commercialized hula, Waikiki development schemes, and the appropriation of Pele and Kilauea by haoles to... more...
- Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28
This is a collection of papers by senior Maori academics who are experts and have considerable mana in their chosen fields. The ten contributing authors, who are academics at Massey University, discuss the Maori language, marae, religion, the Treaty of Waitangi, the State and Maori, citizenship education, mental health, the health workforce, kaitiakitanga... more...