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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 78.14
Die Allied Mobile Force diente der NATO als mobile Eingreiftruppe zur Verstärkung ihrer Randgebiete. Bewusst zusammengesetzt aus Eliteverbänden von Partnern, die nicht zu den Flanken gehörten (u.a. Deutschland), sollte sie in Krisen Solidarität und Bündniszusammenhalt demonstrieren und Gegner abschrecken. Lemke analysiert die AMF auf strategischer,... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.88
What it was like growing up in Maori rural communities in the mid-twentieth century? Voices from the past answer this question in the pages of this book. In te reo Maori, 'tauira' means both student and teacher. In the book Tauira, acclaimed educator and anthropologist Joan Metge introduces readers to Maori methods of teaching and learning that are... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Brigadier-General Herbert Hart commanded the NZ Wellington Battalion during the closing stages of the Gallipoli campaign, then served on the Western Front. His diary is a first-hand account of life in the firestorm of WWI, and is regarded as one of the most important personal sources relating to the war, both combat and life behind the frontline. more...
- UNSW Press 2015; US$ 19.99
The history of Aborigines in Van Diemens Land is long. The first Tasmanians lived in isolation for as many as 300 generations after the flooding of Bass Strait. Their struggle against almost insurmountable odds is one worthy of respect and admiration, not to mention serious attention. This broad-ranging book is a comprehensive and critical account... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 27.99
Consuming Ocean Island tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from 1900 to 1980, was heavily mined for phosphate, an essential ingredient in fertilizer. As mining stripped away the island's surface, the land was rendered uninhabitable, and the indigenous Banabans were relocated to Rabi Island in Fiji. Katerina... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
In this work, Buschmann incorporates neglected Spanish visions into the European perceptions of the emerging Pacific world. The book argues that Spanish diplomats and intellectuals attempted to create an intellectual link between the Americas and the Pacific Ocean. more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Ngapuhi is the largest iwi in New Zealand and its people have occupied the northern North Island, from Tamaki in the south to Te Rerenga Wairua in the north, from the time of their arrival from Hawaiki. Ko Tautoro, Te Pito o Toku Ao is Ngapuhi elder Hone Sadler's powerful account of the origins, history and culture of the Ngapuhi people ? a profound... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 21.88
Did Maori or Europeans live longer in 1769? Why were Pakeha New Zealanders the healthiest, longest lived people on the face of the globe for eighty years ? and why did Maori not enjoy the same life expectancy? Why were New Zealanders' health and longevity surpassed by other nations in the late twentieth century? Through lively text and quantitative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
The nations of the Pacific Basin - in East and Southeast Asia, Australasia, the Pacific islands and the Americas - make up the world's largest economic zone, and its most culturally diverse region. In recent years its Asian 'Tiger Economies' have suffered economic collapse and unfinished business from the Cold War has produced continuing conflict... more...