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- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88
The New Zealand Wars is a powerful revisionist history. Revealing the enormous tactical and military skill of Maori, and the inability of the 'Victorian interpretation of racial conflict' to acknowledge those qualities, this account of the New Zealand Wars changed how the country's history was understood. Belich undertakes a complete reinterpretation... more...
- NewSouth 2012; US$ 32.97
As a student, Jane Lydon was shocked by the photograph on the cover of Charles Rowleys 1970 classic, The Destruction of Aboriginal Society, which showed two Aboriginal men in neck-chains. In this original and highly illustrated book she uses photography to tell a bigger story of the struggle for Aboriginal rights in Australia. While many of the... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Ada Cambridge had only been married for a few weeks when she set out for Australia with her new husband, a clergyman. Over the next several decades, the two lived and worked in a series of small, relatively rudimentary outposts, along with their growing family. This fascinating account of her transformation and acclimation to Australian culture will... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
A must-read for true-crime buffs and fans of maritime history, The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause and Consequences is widely recognized as the most detailed historical account of the mutiny on the Bounty that has spawned dozens of novels, movies, and other pop-culture retellings. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 67.50
In 1920 the young American artist George Biddle, recently demobilized after serving in the front lines during World War I, sailed to the South Pacific to live on the island of Tahiti for two years. There he settled down in a native village a days trip fr more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99
In the South Seas is a collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's articles and essays on his travels in the Pacific. In his words: "For nearly ten years my health had been declining; and for some while before I set forth upon my voyage, I believed I was come to the afterpiece of life, and had only the nurse and undertaker to expect. It was suggested... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 21.00
This book details Harriss travels throughout the globe among common people through sixty-seven countries over twelve years. She stayed in a harem, wore a burqa, and slept on a sidewalk through the biggest battle in the Algerian War! Questions evoke critical reading and philosophical thought, and the book includes a bibliography of suggestions... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2007; US$ 24.95
Anyone can make average statements, but only a special sort of person can make BIG statements. The sort that rock the foundations of everyday Australia and make you think, Hang on a minute, hes right, real estate agents do know how to have fun. And people who do karate do secretly want a fight. Dave ONeil, star of radio and... more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 21.99
The Rough Guide to Hawaii is the essential travel guide to this breathtaking archipelago. It covers the six major islands ? Oahu, The Big Island, Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kauai ? with reviews of the best resorts, hotels, restaurants and nightlife for every taste and budget. The guide includes practical advice on exploring all the attractions, from... more...