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- Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 53.00
Contrary to common perception and belief, most island societies of the Pacific were not isolated, but were connected to other island societies by relations of kinship and marriage, trade and tribute, language and history. Using network models from graph theory, the authors analyse the formation of island empires, the social basis of dialect groups,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 39.95
This interdisciplinary collection of readings pertaining to schooling, higher education, adult and community development education, indigenous education and social movement learning in the African and Asian regions is a contribution to anti/critical colonial scholarship in comparative/international education and the sociology of education. The political... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 19.99
In this highly original book, Nicholas Jose sets out to discover Roger Jose?perhaps a distant relative?and his life in a remote Aboriginal community on Australia's farthest shore. Roger's chosen motto, still pinned up in Borroloola, was 'Man's greatness is the fewness of his needs.' In his journey through the Gulf of Carpentaria searching for Roger,... more...
- Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 44.95
The last text on the geography of Uganda was written in 1975 by Professor Brian Langlands. Since the last publication, Uganda has undergone numerous changes. The population has more than tripled from less than 10 million to almost 30 million. The district boundaries have changed and the number of districts increases every year. New districts are created... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible life story of Edward Koiki Mabo, from his childhood on the Island of Mer through to his struggle within the union cause and the black rights movement as well as the historic High Court native-title decision, handed down just months after Mabo died, which destroyed forever the concept of terra nullius... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The concluding part of Coral Gardens and Their Magic provides a linguistic commentary to the ethnography on agriculture. Malinowski gives a full description of the language of the Trobrianders as an aspect of culture. more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In the 1970s, one of the most torrid and forbidding regions in the world burst on to the international stage. The discovery and subsequent exploitation of oil allowed tribal rulers of the U.A.E, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait to dream big. How could fishermen, pearl divers and pastoral nomads catch up with the rest of the modernized world? Even today,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The author examines why the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada's Into the Heart of Africa exhibit failed so many people, discussing institutional politics, the broad political and intellectual climate surrounding museums, the legacies of more...