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  • Hawai'i (a True Book: My United States)

    Hawai'i (a True Book: My United States)
    av Joanne Mattern

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780531232859

    Discover the nation's only island state A True Book: My United States series allows readers to experience what makes each of the fifty state distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each states' history, geography, wildlife and future…

  • Hawai'i (a True Book: My United States)

    Hawai'i (a True Book: My United States)
    av Joanne Mattern

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780531252550

    Discover the nation's only island state A True Book: My United States series allows readers to experience what makes each of the fifty state distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each states' history, geography, wildlife and future…

  • The Pacific

    The Pacific
    av Donald B. Freeman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415775724

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history.Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people…

  • Honolulu

    Honolulu
    av Milton A. Masing

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467104135

  • Bad Colonists

    Bad Colonists
    av Nicholas Thomas

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322573

    In Bad Colonists Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves provide a window into the fantasies and realities of colonial life by presenting separate sets of letters by two late-nineteenth-century British colonists of the South Pacific: Vernon Lee Walker and…

  • Bad Colonists

    Bad Colonists
    av Nicholas Thomas

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322221

    In Bad Colonists Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves provide a window into the fantasies and realities of colonial life by presenting separate sets of letters by two late-nineteenth-century British colonists of the South Pacific: Vernon Lee Walker and…

  • Guam's Hidden Gem

    Guam's Hidden Gem

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781407313054

  • Ole Manuo O Tala Tu'U Ma Fisaga O Tala Ave

    Ole Manuo O Tala Tu'U Ma Fisaga O Tala Ave
    av Amerika Samoa Humanities Council

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781546229063

    Home is where our stories begin, and where our future is shaped. It is a place where family history and identity are nurtured and grown to advance in life. Before European explorers and the missionaries arrived on our shores, our people connected th…

  • Niue History and Culture: Who are Niue People, Their origin, Settlement, Governance, Politics, Environment, Travel and Tourism

    Niue History and Culture: Who are Niue People, Their origin, Settlement, Governance, Politics, Environment, Travel and Tourism
    av Leo Abbott

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781533692924

  • History of Solomon Islands: Settlement, Colonization, Government, People and Culture, Polynesian, Melanesian, Micronesian, Travel and Tourism

    History of Solomon Islands: Settlement, Colonization, Government, People and Culture, Polynesian, Melanesian, Micronesian, Travel and Tourism
    av Oliver Alger

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534628144

    Solomon Islands history. British Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands tourism, Solomon Islands facts, history and culture of Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands eBook, Government, People, Polynesian, Melanesian, Micronesian. Introducing you through the his…

  • Nauru History, Culture and Tourism: People, Tradition, Lifestyle and Environment

    Nauru History, Culture and Tourism: People, Tradition, Lifestyle and Environment
    av Bruce Macintyre

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781543128468

  • The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders

    The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders
    av Donald Denoon

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521003544

    This history presents an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the experiences of Pacific islanders from their first settlement of the islands to the present day. It addresses the question of insularity and explores islanders’ experi…

  • Hawai`i

    Hawai`i
    av Ann Heinrichs

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503819511

    From smoking volcanoes to delicious lu 'au feasts, there's lots to see and do in Hawai'i Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that mak…

  • The Statues That Walked

    The Statues That Walked
    av Terry Hunt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781619020207

    The monumental statues of Easter Island, so magisterial and so forlorn, gazing out in their imposing rows over the island's barren landscape, have been the source of great mystery ever since first discovered by Europeans on Easter Sunday 1722. How c…

  • Na Kahu

    Na Kahu
    av Nancy J. Morris

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824875398

    Tracing the lives of some two hundred Native Hawaiian teachers, preachers, pastors, and missionaries, Na Kahu provides new historical perspectives of the indigenous ministry in Hawai'i. These Christian emissaries were affiliated first with the Ameri…

  • Pathway of the Birds

    Pathway of the Birds
    av Andrew Crowe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824878658

    This book tells of one of the most expansive and rapid phases of human migration in prehistory, a period during which Polynesians reached and settled nearly every archipelago scattered across some 28 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean, a…

  • City at the Centre

    City at the Centre

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995113527

    Once a small town sited at Te Papaioea, a clearing in the bush that cloaked the Manawatu Plains, Palmerston North has always had big-city aspirations. Critical to its growth was the railway that runs through it, farming and education. Originally set…

  • Historical Dictionary of Polynesia

    Historical Dictionary of Polynesia
    av Robert D. Craig

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810827066

  • Hawaii Recalls

    Hawaii Recalls
    av Brown

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780710301949

    First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

    Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
    av Grace Hansen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781532182082

    This title will take readers throughout the beautiful Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii Island. Readers will learn the park's size, and the important plants, animals, and natural features that make it unique. Aligned to Common Core Standards…

  • Republic of Palau History, and Culture: Governance, People and Tradition, Custom, Environment, Travel and Tourism

    Republic of Palau History, and Culture: Governance, People and Tradition, Custom, Environment, Travel and Tourism
    av Leo Abbott

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781533693174

  • Travelers' Tales Hawai'i

    Travelers' Tales Hawai'i

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932361285

    Discovering Hawaii is likely to be a lifetime labour of love, not easily accomplished during a two-week vacation. Yet insights do reward those travellers who approach the islands and their people with open minds and hearts, humour, and humility, eve…

  • Social Anthropology in Polynesia

    Social Anthropology in Polynesia
    av Felix Maxwell Keesing

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313224980

    This study forms one unit of a research project initiated by the South Pacific Commission as part of its Social Development research program. The project was devised to provide a comprehensive survey of the work done to date in social anthropology a…

  • Coral and Concrete

    Coral and Concrete
    av Greg Dvorak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824855215

    Coral and Concrete, Greg Dvorak's cross-cultural history of Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, explores intersections of environment, identity, empire, and memory in the largest inhabited coral atoll on earth. Approaching the multiple "atollscapes"…

  • Coral and Concrete

    Coral and Concrete
    av Greg Dvorak

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824884291

    Coral and Concrete, Greg Dvorak's cross-cultural history of Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, explores intersections of environment, identity, empire, and memory in the largest inhabited coral atoll on earth. Approaching the multiple "atollscapes"…

  • Pana O'ahu

    Pana O'ahu

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824818289

    The sixty ""heiau"" photographed and described in this text are all located on on O'ahu, the island that has experienced by far the most development over the last 200 years. The images provide a compelling argument for the preservation of Hawaiian s…

  • Pacific Futures

    Pacific Futures

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824884307

    How, when, and why has the Pacific been a locus for imagining different futures by those living there as well as passing through? What does that tell us about the distinctiveness or otherwise of this "sea of islands"? Foregrounding the work of leadi…

  • Pacific Futures

    Pacific Futures

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824874452

    How, when, and why has the Pacific been a locus for imagining different futures by those living there as well as passing through? What does that tell us about the distinctiveness or otherwise of this "sea of islands"? Foregrounding the work of leadi…

  • Risky Shores: Savagery and Colonialism in the Western Pacific

    Risky Shores: Savagery and Colonialism in the Western Pacific
    av George K. Behlmer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503604926

    Why did the so-called "Cannibal Isles" of the Western Pacific fascinate Europeans for so long? Spanning three centuries-from Captain James Cook's death on a Hawaiian beach in 1779 to the end of World War II in 1945-this book considers the category o…

  • The Organic Act of Guam

    The Organic Act of Guam

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781878453563

    The Organic Act of Guam and related federal laws provide the framework for the government of Guam. This publication presents the fundamental laws creating the Territory of Guam and its government.

  • Queen Liliuokalani: The Hawaiian Kingdom's Last Monarch, Hawaii History, A Biography

    Queen Liliuokalani: The Hawaiian Kingdom's Last Monarch, Hawaii History, A Biography
    av Kale Makana

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781514340097

    Discover Queen Liliuokalani, The Hawaiian Kingdom's Last Monarch... The 1800's, particularly the latter half of that century, was a time full of change, orchestrated chaos, and new beginnings. England was in the throes of the Industrial Revolution.…

  • The Apotheosis of Captain Cook

    The Apotheosis of Captain Cook
    av Gananath Obeyesekere

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691057521

    Here Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages. Using shipboard journals and logs kept by Captain James Cook and his officers, Ob…

  • Remote Possibilities

    Remote Possibilities
    av Jo Anne Van Tilburg

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861591589

    This paper is a considerably revised version of the 1992 British Museum Occasional Paper No. 73 by the same author. The book describes how, when and by whom Hoa Hakanai'a was collected. It also reconstructs the underlying Rapanui aesthetic and socia…

  • Cultures of Commemoration

    Cultures of Commemoration
    av Keith L Camacho

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824836702

    Winner of the Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize In 1941 the Japanese military attacked the US naval base Pearl Harbor on the Hawaiian island of O`ahu. Although much has been debated about this event and the wider American and Japanese involvement in th…

  • History of Micronesia  European Discovery, 1521-1560

    History of Micronesia European Discovery, 1521-1560
    av Rodrigue Levesque

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920201015

  • Cook Islands History and Tourism: People, Culture and Tradition

    Cook Islands History and Tourism: People, Culture and Tradition
    av Alfonse Bois

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781543127447

    Cook Islands History and Tourism. People, Culture and Tradition. The History and Travel guide Book. The written history of the Cooks began with the sighting of Pukapuka by the Spaniard Alvaro de Menda a in 1595 followed by a landing on Rakahanga in…

  • Polynesian Reminiscences

    Polynesian Reminiscences
    av William Thomas Pritchard

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548230237

  • Polynesian Reminiscences

    Polynesian Reminiscences
    av William Thomas Pritchard

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781432553371

  • Sovereign Wills: Unfulfilled Promises of Native Hawaiian Health

    Sovereign Wills: Unfulfilled Promises of Native Hawaiian Health
    av Jeffrey J. Kamakahi Ph. D.

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451532432

    During the 19th Century the Native Hawaiian population was being decimated by the introduction of foreign diseases. This book follows the histories of four philanthropic projects created by Kings and Queens of Hawai i. The political-economic and soc…

  • Back to the Future in the Caves of Kauai

    Back to the Future in the Caves of Kauai
    av David A. Burney

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300150940

    For two decades, paleoecologist David Burney and his wife, Lida Pigott Burney, have led an excavation of Makauwahi Cave on the island of Kaua'i, uncovering the fascinating variety of plants and animals that have inhabited Hawaii throughout its histo…

  • Paradise Remade

    Paradise Remade
    av Elizabeth Buck

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566392006

    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…

  • History of Micronesia

    History of Micronesia

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920201084

  • History of Micronesia

    History of Micronesia

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920201077

  • History of Micronesia

    History of Micronesia
    av Rodrigue Levesque

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920201022

  • Na Kua'aina

    Na Kua'aina
    av Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824832124

    The word kua'aina translates literally as ""back land"" or ""back country."" Davianna McGregor grew up hearing it as a reference to an awkward or unsophisticated person from the country. However, in the context of the Native Hawaiian cultural renais…

  • Germans in Tonga

    Germans in Tonga
    av James Bade

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631646878

    Germans in Tonga is the culmination of an eight-year research project in which the author and his team of researchers gathered biographical material on Germans in Tonga. There are four main sources: the British Consul Tonga files, held in the Wester…

  • New Guinea

    New Guinea
    av John Dennison

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781983423284

    This translation of Krieger's 522-page, 1899 text is an ethnographical, anthropological and historical detailed, illustrated description of early New Guinea, by a German expert who spent "almost thirty years" there.

  • Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui

    Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138240018

    Rapa Nui, one of the world's most isolated island societies and home to the notable moai, has been at the centre of a tense debate for the past decade. Some see it as the site of a dramatic cultural collapse occurring before Western contact, where a…

  • A Statistical Account of the Seven Colonies of Australasia, 1897-98

    A Statistical Account of the Seven Colonies of Australasia, 1897-98
    av T. A. Coghlan

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548302583

  • Erromanga

    Erromanga
    av Hugh A. Robertson, John Fraser, Hugh A. Robertson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548253632

  • Hali'a of Hawai'i

    Hali'a of Hawai'i
    av Frances Nelson Frazier

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781449077082

  • Hilo: A Place in Time

    Hilo: A Place in Time
    av Charles M. Wills

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599718941

  • Lost Kingdom

    Lost Kingdom
    av Julia Flynn Siler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802120700

    "Only one American state was formally a sovereign monarchy. In this compelling narrative, the award-winning journalist Julia Flynn Siler chronicles how this Pacific kingdom, creation of a proud Polynesian people, was encountered, annexed, and absorb…

  • Captive Paradise: A History of Hawaii

    Captive Paradise: A History of Hawaii
    av James L. Haley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250070395

    The most recent state to join the union, Hawaii is the only one to have once been a royal kingdom. After its discovery by Captain Cook in the late 18th Century, Hawaii was fought over by European powers determined to take advantage of its position a…

  • Peeps At Many Lands

    Peeps At Many Lands
    av J. F. Scheltema, Hugo V. Pedersen, J. F. Scheltema

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548774007

  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    av Angie Swanson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781515703976

    Welcome to the Aloha State Learn about Hawaii's history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that's all about our 50th state.

  • Hawaii

    Hawaii
    av Angie Swanson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781515704577

    Welcome to the Aloha State Learn about Hawaii's history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that's all about our 50th state.

  • How "Natives" Think

    How "Natives" Think
    av Marshall Sahlins

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226733692

    When Western scholars write about non-Western societies, do they inevitably perpetuate the myths of European imperialism? Can they ever articulate the meanings and logics of non-Western peoples? Who has the right to speak for whom? Questions such as…