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  • Internationalizing the Pacificby Tomoko Akami

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The Institute of Pacific Relations was a pioneering intellectual-political organization that shaped public knowledge and both elite and popular discourse throughout the Asia-Pacific region and beyond during the inter-war years. Inspired by Wilsonian internationalism after the 1919 formation of the League of Nations, it grew to become an international... more...

  • New Zealand's Londonby Felicity Barnes

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    <p><i>An outstanding and ambitious contribution to New Zealand and imperial history... Barnes? analysis of the dynamic relationship between colony and metropolis is compelling and sophisticated... A thoughtful reconsideration of a cultural past New Zealanders have often disowned . . . </i>- History Australia,... more...

  • Incredible Hawaiiby Terence Barrow; Ray Lanterman

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 3.95

    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...

  • More Incredible Hawaiiby Terence Barrow; Ray Lanterman

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 0.99

    A sequel to the classic Incredible Hawaii This illustrated text is packed with information about the Hawaiian Islands and is a delight for young readers and teacher alike. This Hawaiian culture and history book is the fruit of collaboration between author anthropologist Terence Barrow and artist-illustration Ray Lanterman. It is a worthy successor... more...

  • Coates of the Kaiparaby Michael Bassett

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    In the course of his political career Gordon Coates (1878?1943) experienced the extremes of popular adulation and contempt. Handsome, young and debonair, with the common touch, he was a successful minister in the early 1920s and seemed full of promise when he became Prime Minister in 1925 on the death of W.F. Massey. Ten years later, after serving... more...

  • Sir Joseph Wardby Michael Bassett

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Sir Joseph Ward (1856?1930) was the leading political figure during the forty-year life of the Liberal Party in New Zealand. He was a member of Ballance's first Cabinet, twice Prime Minister (1906?12 and 1928?30), and was still a Cabinet Minister at the time of his death. This lively biography is the story of an ambitious first-generation New Zealander... more...

  • The New Zealand Wars and the Victorian Interpretation of Racial Conflictby James Belich

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    The New Zealand Wars is a powerful revisionist history. Revealing the enormous tactical and military skill of Maori, and the inability of the 'Victorian interpretation of racial conflict' to acknowledge those qualities, this account of the New Zealand Wars changed how the country's history was understood. Belich undertakes a complete reinterpretation... more...

  • Private Journal of a Voyage to Australiaby James Bell

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 22.72

    Though intended only for the eyes of his beloved in England, this diary written by James Bell, sailor on the voyage of the good ship Planter to Australia in 1838, provides a unique insight into the experience of sailing to Australia in the middle of the Nineteenth Century. An invaluable addition to the history of the emigrant ships to Australia. more...

  • The Godfatherby Quentin Beresford

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 31.81

    The story of the rise and spectacular fall of the former Western Australia premier and ruthless behind the scenes powerbroker, the man in the Panama hat. more...

  • Six Months in the Sandwich Islandsby Isabella Bird

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 9.95

    This classic of Hawaiian literature offers a charming glimpse at the splendid and fascinating world of preAmerican Hawaii. Isabella Lucy Bird won fame in her own time as the most remarkable woman traveler of the nineteenth century, and Six Months in the Sandwich Isles , in which she describes her sojourn in Hawaii in 1873, is one of the gems of... more...