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Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii

  • More Incredible Hawaiiby Terence Barrow; Ray Lanterman

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99

    A sequel to the classic Incredible Hawaii This illustrated text is packed with information about the Hawaiian Islands and is a delight for young readers and teacher alike. This Hawaiian culture and history book is the fruit of collaboration between author anthropologist Terence Barrow and artist-illustration Ray Lanterman. It is a worthy successor... more...

  • Incredible Hawaiiby Terence Barrow; Ray Lanterman

    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...

  • Private Journal of a Voyage to Australiaby James Bell

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 22.72

    Though intended only for the eyes of his beloved in England, this diary written by James Bell, sailor on the voyage of the good ship Planter to Australia in 1838, provides a unique insight into the experience of sailing to Australia in the middle of the Nineteenth Century. An invaluable addition to the history of the emigrant ships to Australia. more...

  • Six Months in the Sandwich Islandsby Isabella L. Bird

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95

    This classic of Hawaiian literature offers a charming glimpse at the splendid and fascinating world of preľAmerican Hawaii. Isabella Lucy Bird won fame in her own time as the most remarkable woman traveler of the nineteenth century, and Six Months in the Sandwich Isles , in which she describes her sojourn in Hawaii in 1873, is one of the gems... more...

  • Paradise Remadeby Elizabeth Buck

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    This is a book about the politics of competing cultures and myths in a colonized nation. Elizabeth Buck considers the transformation of Hawaiian culture focusing on the indigenous population rather than on the colonizers. She describes how Hawaii's established religious, social, political, and economic relationships have changed in the past 200... 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...

  • Ancient Hawaiian Civilizationby e. s. Craighill Handy

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 16.95

    Ancient Hawaiian Civilization takes us back to Hawaii's " stone age," when there wasn't an alphabet, numbering system, or other civilized distinctions as we know them. Still rules of living, modes, and customs permitted large numbers of people to live healthfully and happily throughout the islands. This fascinating history of Hawaii is " must"... more...

  • The Polynesian Family System in Ka-'U, Hawai'iby e. s. Craighill Handy; Mary Kawena Pukui

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.95

    This classic book on Hawaiian families and culture is an essential text for anyone interested in pre-American Hawaii. The Polynesian Family System in Ka-'U, Hawai'i is a collaboration of the distinguished scholars Dr. Mary Puku and Dr. E.S. Craighill Handy. It provides us with this fascinating review of traditional Hawaiian life. Manners and... more...

  • Fun with the Family Hawaiiby Julie Demello

    Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 12.99

    Fun with the Family Hawaii leads the way to beaches, historical attractions, children's museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, and many other exciting places to go. more...

  • Journal of William Ellisby William Ellis

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 18.95

    The Journal of William Ellis is a classic of Pacific literature, ranking with the journals of Captain Cook and his men as a record of life and customs of the traditional Hawaiians. No other book rivals it as an account of the life of the Hawaiians in the early 19th century. For readers not yet acquainted with it, there is the pleasure awaiting... more...