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  • Omaiby Eric H. McCormick

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    Omai was the first Polynesian to visit Britain. Picked up by one of Cook's captains, he was carried to England where he became a human curiosity and the lion of fashionable London. He was presented at Court, examined by scientists and painted by a series of artists. He learned to skate and play chess, and developed a liking for the theatre. At... more...

  • Die Stimme der Entmündigtenby Philipp Zessin

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 34.80

    Der Kolonialismus brachte für die indigene Bevölkerung immer auch eine starke Beschränkung der Teilnahme am öffentlichen Diskurs, etwa in den Medien. Am Beispiel des indigenen Journalismus in Algerien zeigt Philipp Zessin, dass das verordnete Schweigen nicht immer akzeptiert wurde. Journalisten stritten fortwährend für ihr Recht, sich öffentlich zu... more...

  • Consuming Ocean Islandby Katerina Martina Teaiwa

    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...

  • Breaking up Timeby Chris Lorenz; Berber Bevernage

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 39.46

    Geschichte kommt ohne Zeit nicht aus ? doch was ist historische Zeit? Diese Frage ist selten gestellt und noch weniger beantwortet worden. In diesem Buch analysieren prominente Historiker und Philosophen aus einer globalen Perspektive, wie Gesellschaften und mit ihnen Historiker Gegenwart, Vergangenheit und Zukunft voneinander unterscheiden und miteinander... more...

  • Von Käfern, Märkten und Menschenby Rebekka Habermas; Alexandra Przyrembel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 41.53

    Wenn über die Kolonialisierung der Welt geschrieben wird, steht zumeist im Vordergrund, was die Europäer den Weltregionen an Fortschritt und Zivilisation brachten. Tatsächlich aber wäre auch die europäische Wissensgeschichte ohne die Kolonien anders verlaufen. Ein Heer von Missionaren, Forschungsreisenden, Kolonialbeamten und Kaufleuten haben das Wissen... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Australiaby Norman Abjorensen; James C. Docherty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 149.99

    This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Australia covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...

  • Frommer's® Australia 2007by Marc Llewellyn; Lee Mylne

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007; US$ 23.99

    Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.:.; From Adelaide to the Melbourne Zoo, our authors show you Australia in all its amazing diversity.; Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. more...

  • Insular Toponymiesby Joshua Nash

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    How do people name places on islands? Is toponymy in small island communities affected by degrees of connection to larger neighbours such as a mainland? Are island (contact) languages and mainland languages different in how they are used in naming places? How can we conceptualise the human-human interface in the fieldwork situation when collecting... more...

  • Omaiby Eric H. McCormick

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    Omai was the first Polynesian to visit Britain. Picked up by one of Cook's captains, he was carried to England where he became a human curiosity and the lion of fashionable London. He was presented at Court, examined by scientists and painted by a series of artists. He learned to skate and play chess, and developed a liking for the theatre. At the... more...

  • Tahitiby Calderon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.95

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...