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- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 9.99
Camping around Victoria is the best guide to recreational camping on the market, with over 500 campsites across the state, including in national parks, state forests, off highways and in caravan parks. Each camping area has a description of the site, directions on how to get there, as well as a comprehensive list of facilities and activities at the... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 7.99
Camping around South Australia is the best guide to recreational camping on the market, with over 300 campsites across the state, including in national parks, state forests, off highways and in caravan parks. Each camping area has a description of the site, directions on how to get there, as well as a comprehensive list of facilities and activities... more...
- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 1998; US$ 11.99
Between 1946 and 1958, the United States conducted some 66 nuclear bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. Day of Two Suns is a shocking and timely study of the story of a displaced people contaminated by nuclear fallout, forcibly resettled as their own islands become uninhabitable, and reduced to lives of poverty, ill-health, and dependence. It is also... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 15.00
In this autobiographical account of life in Honiara, capital of Solomon Islands, Michael Kwaioloa reflects on the challenges of raising a family in town, managing marriage exchanges, and sustaining ties with a distant rural homeland in Malaita island. He also participates in a long tradition of political activism by community leaders or chiefs,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This is the first complete publication of a rare collection of letters and poems written from 1790 to 1792--many of which have never appeared in print--telling the true story of Peter Heywood, a young Royal Navy midshipman on H.M.S. Bounty wrongly accused of mutiny, and his devoted sister, Nessy, who worked tirelessly to save him from being condemned... more...
- Hunter Publishing 1999; US$ 15.00
A comprehensive guide to the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu by a long-time Hawaii resident. Smaller less-visited islands are also included. Along with the basics ? getting there, on-island transportation, restaurants, hotels, sightseeing ? you'll find plenty of outdoor fun. The best diving and snorkeling spots, the most scenic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Social Complexity in the Making is a highly accessible ethnography which explains the history and evolution of Ilahita, an Arapesh-speaking village in the interior Sepik region of northeastern New Guinea. This village, unlike others in the region, expanded at an uncharacteristically fast rate more than a century ago and has maintained its large size... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 39.00
Kirch and Green develop an anthropological approach to long-term history, combining archaeology, comparative ethnography, and historical linguistics. They advance a phylogenetic model for cultural diversification, and apply a triangulation method for historical reconstruction, presenting a detailed reconstruction of Hawaiki, the Ancestral Polynesian... more...
- University of California Press 1992; US$ 12.95
The Tolai are among the most distinctive of Papua New Guinea's indigenous peoples. For all their success in the pursuit of modernity, the Tolai remain traditional in their attitudes toward death, the cultural elaboration of which colors almost every aspect of their existence. In his new book, A. L. Epstein develops an emotional profile of the Tolai,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 134.95
This book is a state-of-the-art introduction to the archaeology of Oceania, covering both Australia and the Pacific Islands. The first text to provide integrated treatment of the archaeologies of Australia and the Pacific Islands Enables readers to form a coherent overview of cultural developments across the region as a whole Brings together... more...