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- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 31.99
Omai was the first Polynesian to visit Britain. Picked up by one of Cook's captains, he was carried to England where he became a human curiosity and the lion of fashionable London. He was presented at Court, examined by scientists and painted by a series of artists. He learned to skate and play chess, and developed a liking for the theatre. At... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.84
Wenn über die Kolonialisierung der Welt geschrieben wird, steht zumeist im Vordergrund, was die Europäer den Weltregionen an Fortschritt und Zivilisation brachten. Tatsächlich aber wäre auch die europäische Wissensgeschichte ohne die Kolonien anders verlaufen. Ein Heer von Missionaren, Forschungsreisenden, Kolonialbeamten und Kaufleuten haben das Wissen... more...
- Fremantle Press 2013; US$ 17.99
The elegant, ultra-modern S.S. Koombana arrived in Western Australia in March 1909. After only three years of Nor-West service, the ship and her entire complement disappeared in a late-summer cyclone off the Pilbara coast. The vessel has never been found and the tragedy remains unexplained. Koombana Days is the story of the ship and... more...
- NewSouth 2015; US$ 24.99
The Star Hotel in Newcastle has become a site of defiance for the marginalized young and dispossessed working class. To understand the whole story of the Star Hotel riot, it should be seen in the context of other moments of resistance such as the 1890 Maritime Strike, Rothbury miners' lockout in 1929 and the recent battle for the Laman Street fig... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Entanglements of Empire explores the political, cultural and economic entanglements and irrevocable social transformations that resulted from Maori engagements with Protestant missionaries at the most distant edge of the British empire. The first Protestant mission to New Zealand, established in 1814, saw the beginning of complex political, cultural,... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2015; US$ 31.99
The passage of land rights laws in New South Wales in 1983 saw political intrigue, deception, and disappointment as well as unprecedented engagement by Aboriginal citizens and their supporters. How could a sympathetic New South Wales State Government redress the effects of 200 years of colonization in the most densely populated state in the Commonwealth?... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00
The Allied Mobile Force (AMF) was created by NATO to fortify its border regions. Designed as both a deterrent and display of Western solidarity, the AMF was intentionally composed of elite units from nations that did not border the Eastern Bloc (including West Germany). The author analyzes the AMF at the strategic, political, and communicative... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 18.17
An outback tale of a woman who spent the prime of her life in the Northern Territory, often struggling to put a meal on the table, told in simple, straightforward language, the narrative zipping along at a lively pace, with one cracking yarn after another. more...