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- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99
First published in 1976, Papua New Guinea was the first book to interpret the key events that led to the nation?s independence in 1975. In the book, journalist Don Woolford, a correspondent for the Australian Associated Press in Papua New Guinea, describes the ferment and excitement of the 1960s and 1970s, chronicling the former Australian territory?s... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1968; US$ 5.95
This is the complete history of Hawaii. It is the fast-moving narrative of an island nation whose settlement antedates the arrival of European pioneers by a thousand years, and whose destiny it was to become the fiftieth star in the flag of the United States of America. It tells how the Islanders have created a modern-day miracle through education,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 40.99
This insightful study examines the strategies used by outsiders to usurp Hawaiian lands and undermine indigenous Hawaiian culture. Drawing upon historical and contemporary examples, Wood investigates the journals of Captain Cook, Hollywood films, commercialized hula, Waikiki development schemes, and the appropriation of Pele and Kilauea by haoles to... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 2.99
At 14,500km long, Highway 1 is among the longest highways in the world. The route, which circumnavigates the complete length of Australia, is an epic adventure that passes through some of the most spectacular places in the country, from the Nullarbor to the Kimberley. When attempting this drive, you need to be well prepared, from planning your accommodation... more...
- Mzuni Press 2013; US$ 30.40
This pioneering and fascinating book is the first to tell the story of the remarkably enduring bonds between Malawi and Scotland from the time of David Livingstone to the flourishing cultural, economic and religious relationships of the present day. Why should there be any significant relationship between one small nation on Europeís north-western... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2013; US$ 9.00
From early poems re-imagining Bible stories to new work influenced by her travels through Asia, Jane Williams keen interest in the connections between people pervades. Days Like These offers readers familiar with her work a treasured collation and to those coming to it for the first time a tantalising introduction. Here you will find sorrow and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book is the first systematic study of the urban Papuan and analyses, among other things, the family, household budgets, the proliferation of ceremonial and the re-birth of sorcery. The study can be compared, from the point of view of methods and research problems, with the increasing number of accounts of the urbanization of traditional societies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
An intriguing exploration of the role and significance of the body in the world of a Pacific Islands People, the Lelet of New Ireland (Papua New Guinea). In vivid ethnographic detail, the monograph captures the fluidity and complexity of Lelet conceptions of corporeality and their significance to identity as they encounter the influences of modernity,... more...