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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
This book - the first single-authored book on Chinese policy toward the South Pacific - examines Chinese engagement with the region in the context of China's grand strategy, drawing on extensive Chinese sources and interviews with policymakers and community leaders. 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...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 31.99
James Belich?s book is a tour de force. In a brilliant new analysis, he demolishes the received wisdom of the course and outcome of the new Zealand Wars . . . explains how we came by the version and why it is all wrong, and substitutes his own interpretation. It is a vigorous and splendidly stylish contribution to our historiography. – the New Zealand... 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...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 7.99
Enchanting, mysterious, romantic. These are the islands where Margaret Mead, Somerset Maugham, Robert Louis Stevenson and Gary Cooper lived for part of their lives. The only US Territory south of the Equator, American Samoa lies 2,300 miles south of Hawaii, 4,200 miles south of San Francisco. It is a mere 77 square miles and Tutuila, the largest island,... more...