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- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 33.95
There were two battles for Hawaii?s sovereignty led by Queen Liliuokalani. This book, The Rights of My People, revisits these battles ? the 1893 coup d?etat and the annexation in 1898 ? from a new perspective, against the backdrop of the harsh remnants of the Civil War, the missionary?s disquieting view of race, and the emerging role of Hawaiian women.... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
In Bountiful Island a major Arctic scholar turns his eye on Micronesia: the small and isolated atoll of Pingelap in Micronesia lies in a moist climatic belt which encourages abundant plant life, including such food plants as coconuts, breadfruit and taro. In this detailed examination of land-tenure practices in the atoll, David Damas argues that... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
Tonga, the South Pacific island kingdom located east of Fiji and south of Samoa, is one of the world's few remaining constitutional monarchies. Although Tonga has long been linked to the world system through markets and political relationships, in the last few decades emerging regional and global structures have had particularly intense and transformative... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
Life in twenty-first century Tonga is rife with uncertainties. Though the postcolonial island kingdom may give the appearance of stability and order, there is a malaise that pervades everyday life, a disquiet rooted in the feeling that the twin forces of "progress" and "development"?and the seemingly inevitable wealth distribution that follows from... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95
"The old life described in this book disappeared long ago, but something of its heritage has, in Hawaii, become the heritage of all who live there today." With these words from the introduction to The Hawaiians: An Island People , Helen Gay Pratt invites her readers to become acquainted with Hawaii's original inhabitants and their fascinating way... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
This book is the fruit of a collaboration between author-anthropologist Terence Barrow and artist-illustrator Ray Lanterman . It is a worthy successor to their INCREDIBLE HAWAil published by the Charles E.Tuttle Company in 1974. The first book was received with enthusiasm by tourists, residents, and school readers of various grades. Teachers... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
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...