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  • Kaua`I's Lihu`eby Heather McDaniel

    Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99

    No matter where you're coming from or how you get to Kaua`i, odds are the first town you'll land in is Lihu`e. Lihu`e means "cold chill," a reference to the cold winds that blow across the lands. Today, Lihu`e is the home of Kaua`i's main airport, the main seaport, Nawiliwili Harbor, and Kaua`i's largest shopping mall.  The area also includes Nawiliwili... more...

  • Great Central Stateby Jack Cross

    Wakefield Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    In Great Central State , Jack Cross tells the story of South Australia's ambitious - or foolhardy - plan to become the premier colony of Australia using its own unique experience in planned colonisation, and its bid to develop the north coast as an integral part of South-East Asia. more...

  • Indentured Identitiesby Farzana Gounder

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    The book explores the historical dimension of Indian indenture from within the lived experience of laborers, who emigrated to Fiji from colonial India a century ago. As these laborers are no longer alive, one could argue that the experience of indenture is no longer accessible, if there had not been recordings of the laborers? life narratives. It is... more...

  • William Laurence Baillieuby Peter Yule

    Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 19.99

    Born in Queenscliff to English migrant parents, William Lawrence Baillieu first rose to prominence as a successful auctioneer during Melbourne’s feverish land boom of the 1880s. He quickly built an enormous fortune, which he then subsequently lost in the crash of the early 1890s. But, ever the astute and daring entrepreneur, WL Baillieu resurrected... more...

  • Hide & Seek Melbourne: Feeling Peckish?by Explore Australia Publishing

    Hardie Grant Books 2011; US$ 7.50

    Hide & Seek Melbourne: Feeling Peckish? is for all locals and visitors who want to discover some interesting – and delicious – places to eat. The offerings in this foodie guide will take your mouth on a tour of the globe, from flavoursome Chinese dumplings to Italian cheeses as well rounded as a nona. There’s something for everyone here,... more...

  • Paradise Pastby Robert W. Kirk

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    In the 400 years from Magellan's entrance into Pacific waters to 1920, the lives of the people of the South Pacific were utterly transformed. Exotic diseases from Europe and America, particularly the worldwide influenza pandemic, were deadly for islanders. Ardent missionaries changed the belief systems and lives of nearly all Polynesians, Aborigines,... more...

  • Caroline Islandsby F.W. Christian

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

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  • Hobartby Peter Timms

    NewSouth 2012; US$ 16.99

    In this updated edition, Peter Timms leads us on a journey through his adopted city of Hobart, Australia’s smallest, most southerly, least prosperous, but arguably most beautiful state capital. He reveals a city in transition, shaking off its dark and troubled past to claim its special place in the post-modern world: ‘going boutique, nice... more...

  • Displacing Nativesby Houston Wood

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 43.99

    This insightful study examines the strategies used by outsiders to usurp Hawaiian lands and undermine indigenous Hawaiian culture. Drawing upon historical and contemporary examples, Wood investigates the journals of Captain Cook, Hollywood films, commercialized hula, Waikiki development schemes, and the appropriation of Pele and Kilauea by haoles to... more...

  • The Origins of the Maori Warsby Keith Sinclair

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    Keith Sinclair's The Origins of the Maori Wars is a fascinating account of the Waitara purchase and the cause of war in Taranaki in 1860. The seeds of conflict were sown in the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, when colonists arrived to take up land for which they had paid before it had been procured. The King party, one of the earliest... more...