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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95
"The old life described in this book disappeared long ago, but something of its heritage has, in Hawaii, become the heritage of all who live there today." With these words from the introduction to The Hawaiians: An Island People , Helen Gay Pratt invites her readers to become acquainted with Hawaii's original inhabitants and their fascinating way... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 149.00
The area claimed by the British Empire as Western Australia was primarily colonized through two major thrusts: the development of the Swan River Colony to the southwest in 1829, and the 1863 movement of Australian born settlers to colonize the northwest region. The Western Australian story is overwhelmingly the story of the spread of market capitalism,... more...
- Victoria University Press 2011; US$ 13.00
A mix of short stories and commentaries—some whimsical, some grim—this work of creative conjecture offers a perceptive and positive new slant on significant New Zealand events and personalities. With a modest degree of adjustment, this compilation examines “what if? scenarios ranging from the historical and literary to the athletic and offers alternative... more...
- NewSouth 2011; US$ 14.01
A painting, a frog cake, a landmark, a statue, a haunting newspaper photograph, a bucket of peaches, pink shorts in parliament, concert tickets, tourist maps Kerryn Goldsworthys Adelaide is a museum of sorts, a personal guide to the city through a collection of iconic objects. Adelaide navigates her southern home, discovering its identifying... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
This book is the fruit of a collaboration between author-anthropologist Terence Barrow and artist-illustrator Ray Lanterman . It is a worthy successor to their INCREDIBLE HAWAil published by the Charles E.Tuttle Company in 1974. The first book was received with enthusiasm by tourists, residents, and school readers of various grades. Teachers... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2010; US$ 28.00
Based on extensive archival and oral history research as well as on personal connections with the community, this volume challenges the prevailing negative view of Palm Island, Australia, and argues against the failure to address today?s continuing Indigenous disadvantage. This substantial history recounts some of the most explosive episodes in Queensland... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
THE INCREDIBLE IS A PART OF AMERICAN HISTORY AND tradition-and our 50th State is certainly no exception. This unique little book, incredible in its own way, brings together the talents, knowledge and experience of two well-known Hawaiian residents, artist-illustrator Ray Lanterman and author-anthropologist Terence Barrow. Whatever their subject, the... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Arawata Bill (18651947) was a pioneering folk hero, prospecting for gold and other minerals and making new tracks in unexplored areas. His feats of endurance and tenacity, coupled with his charming eccentricity, have captured the imagination of generations, and Denis Glover immortalised him in his famous poem, Arawata Bill. A Californian... more...