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  • Explore Victoria 2013by Explore Australia

    Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Explore Victoria 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to the state of Victoria, home to the Twelve Apostles and Wilsons Promontory. With detailed information on Victoria’s towns, and in-depth coverage of capital city Melbourne, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and what to see and do when you get there.... more...

  • Explore Northern Territory 2013by Explore Australia

    Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Explore Northern Territory 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to the Northern Territory, home to Uluru and Kakadu National Park. With detailed information on the Northern Territory’s towns, and in-depth coverage of capital city Darwin, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and what to see and do when... more...

  • An Anthropological Journey into Well-Beingby Melania Calestani

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This volume is a unique contribution to the exploration of a new perspective in the study of well-being, which tries to overcome the quantification bias by creating an account of ‘the good life’ in a specific place. Rather than numbers, this research focuses on local narratives, emphasising the urgent need to include a wider range of... more...

  • Camping around Victoriaby Explore Australia Publishing

    Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    Camping around Victoria is the best guide to recreational camping on the market, with over 500 campsites across the state, including in national parks, state forests, off highways and in caravan parks. Each camping area has a description of the site, directions on how to get there, as well as a comprehensive list of facilities and activities at the... more...

  • The Chiefs' Countryby Michael Kwa'ioloa; Ben Burt

    University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 15.00

    In this autobiographical account of life in Honiara, capital of Solomon Islands, Michael Kwa’ioloa reflects on the challenges of raising a family in town, managing marriage exchanges, and sustaining ties with a distant rural homeland in Malaita island. He also participates in a long tradition of political activism by community leaders or chiefs,... more...

  • Six Months in the Sandwich Islandsby Isabella L. Bird

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95

    Isabella Bird's thirty-one letters afford the reader intimate glimpses of Honolulu, Hilo, Kauai, and Maui in one of the most interesting periods of Hawaiian history. They include word portraits of people whose names are now part of the islands' rich heritage. Today, a century after Isabella Bird wandered over Hawaii, her book is as fresh as it was... more...

  • Innocent on the Bountyby Peter Heywood; Nessy Heywood; Donald A. Maxton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    This is the first complete publication of a rare collection of letters and poems written from 1790 to 1792--many of which have never appeared in print--telling the true story of Peter Heywood, a young Royal Navy midshipman on H.M.S. Bounty wrongly accused of mutiny, and his devoted sister, Nessy, who worked tirelessly to save him from being condemned... more...

  • Foodways and Empathyby Anita von Poser

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00

    Through the sharing of food, people feel entitled to inquire into one another's lives and ponder one another's states in relation to their foodways. This in-depth study focuses on the Bosmun of Daiden, a Ramu River people in an under-represented area in the ethnography of Papua New Guinea, uncovering the conceptual convergence of local notions of... more...

  • Growing Artefacts, Displaying Relationshipsby Ludovic Coupaye

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00

    What gives artefacts their power and beauty? This ethnographic study of the decorated long yams made by the Nyamikum Abelam in Papua New Guinea examines how these artefacts acquire their specific properties through processes that mobilise and recruit diverse entities, substances and domains. All come together to form the 'finished product' that... more...

  • Historia ya Jamii ya Zanzibar Na Nyimbo za Siti Binti Saadby Laura Fair

    Twaweza Communications 2013; US$ 24.95

    Laura Fair is Professor of History at Michigan State University in the U.S.A. She lived in Zanzibar for many years doing research for her first book: Pastimes and Politics: Culture, Community and Identity in Post-abolition Urban Zanzibar, 1890-1945. In this book she illustrates how former slaves used the social and cultural tools at their command to... more...