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- 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 Melbournes 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...
- 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. Theres something for everyone here,... more...
- 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...
- Michelin Travel & Lifestyle 2012; US$ 6.99
This eBook version of the Must Sees Hawaiian Islands by Michelin selects the highlights of Hawaii?s stunning archipelago for a flying visit, a week or longer. Walk through dramatic Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, or view Kauai from a helicopter. Join a Hawaii movie tour, or go snorkeling off Kee Beach. Stay in luxury hotels or go for a budget room... more...
- NewSouth 2012; US$ 16.99
In this updated edition, Peter Timms leads us on a journey through his adopted city of Hobart, Australias 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 18.95
The Journal of William Ellis is a classic of Pacific literature, ranking with the journals of Captain Cook and his men as a record of life and customs of the traditional Hawaiians. No other book rivals it as an account of the life of the Hawaiians in the early 19th century. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1968; US$ 24.95
This is the complete history of Hawaii. It is the fast-moving narrative of an island nation whose settlement antedates the arrival of European pioneers by a thousand years, and whose destiny it was to become the fiftieth star in the flag of the United States of America. It tells how the Islanders have created a modern-day miracle through education,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 36.99
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...
- Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28
This is a collection of papers by senior Maori academics who are experts and have considerable mana in their chosen fields. The ten contributing authors, who are academics at Massey University, discuss the Maori language, marae, religion, the Treaty of Waitangi, the State and Maori, citizenship education, mental health, the health workforce, kaitiakitanga... more...