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- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99
In the South Seas is a collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's articles and essays on his travels in the Pacific. In his words: "For nearly ten years my health had been declining; and for some while before I set forth upon my voyage, I believed I was come to the afterpiece of life, and had only the nurse and undertaker to expect. It was suggested... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2011; US$ 12.99
Brisbane foodies have a wealth of fresh, locally grown foods at their fingertips. Finally, the bible for the burgeoning Brisbane foodie scene has arrived. The Foodies Guide to Brisbane contains reviews of all the Brisbane foodie hotspots, as well as detailed sections on the Gold Coast and Tambourine Mountain, the Sunshine Coast, and Stanthorpe,... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 14.95
Following the success of Hide & Seek Melbourne and Hide & Seek Sydney comes the third guidebook in this series. Hide & Seek Brisbane is a funky and compact guide to the citys hidden treasures. From restaurants and shops to bars and outdoor activities, the book features 40 secret and intriguing places that you wont find in any regular travel... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2010; US$ 28.00
Based on extensive archival and oral history research as well as on personal connections with the community, this volume challenges the prevailing negative view of Palm Island, Australia, and argues against the failure to address today?s continuing Indigenous disadvantage. This substantial history recounts some of the most explosive episodes in Queensland... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Opening with a macabre mid-nineteenth century murder, The Mayne Inheritance unfolds like a gothic thriller. Was it the murder victim?s money that founded patriarch Patrick Mayne?s Queen Street business empire? Were the whispered accusations of murder and genetic madness true? For 150 years, scandal and mystery have surrounded the Maynes, a wealthy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
It is striking that in many Pacific nations, 'national' narratives are subordinate to other fundamental historical imaginings, such as those concerning local political dynasties and conversion to Christianity. While leaders in Pacific states have frequently sought to legitimate new nations through local 'tradition' and 'custom', these constructions... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 138.95
This book is a state-of-the-art introduction to the archaeology of Oceania, covering both Australia and the Pacific Islands. The first text to provide integrated treatment of the archaeologies of Australia and the Pacific Islands Enables readers to form a coherent overview of cultural developments across the region as a whole Brings together... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1993; US$ 26.50
Stars of Tagai is about life among the blue-water people of the Torres Strait Islands ? the title is drawn from the myth of Tagai which belongs to all Torres Strait Islanders. The book explores the changing life of these sea people, their creation and re-creation of identity, and their unique sea culture rich in meaning and custom. Covering the period... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1972; US$ 25.00
Islands and Empires was first published in 1976. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. This is the first one-volume account of the massive impact of Western civilization on the Pacific Islands and... more...