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  • Ön

    Ön
    av Lotta Lundberg

    Pocket - 2012 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127135024

    Långt ute i Söderhavet ligger Ön. I eget majestät, bortglömd och paradisisk under palmerna. Där arbetar Olivia, en svensk läkare, sedan tjugo år i sjukstugan. Hon har blivit en självklar del av Ön, älskar Taip men deltar även i danserna på Udden. Nä…

  • Striden om Stilla havet

    Striden om Stilla havet
    av Rasmus Thirup Beck, Else Christensen, Tommy Heisz, Troels Ussing

    Inbunden - 2013 - Svenska - ISBN: 9788253533506

    När japanerna den 7 december 1941 angriper Pearl Harbor, inleder de en gigantisk styrkemätning på land, till havs och i luften. Japanerna kämpar med dödsförakt, och en invasion av Japan skulle kosta oerhört många amerikanska liv. Konflikten slutar d…

  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
    av Craig L. Symonds

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195397932

    There are few moments in American history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway. At dawn of June 4, 1942, a rampaging Japanese navy ruled the Pacific. By sunset, their vaunted carrier force (…

  • The Cambridge Dictionary of Australian Places

    The Cambridge Dictionary of Australian Places
    av Richard Appleton

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521484961

    Here is the definitive listing of Australia's communities: the country's thousands of suburbs, towns and Local Government Areas. The dictionary also covers Australia's External Territories, significant geographical features, places of historical int…

  • Cultural Liberalism in Australia

    Cultural Liberalism in Australia
    av Gregory Melleuish

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521479691

    This book reclaims Cultural Liberalism as an important part of Australian intellectual heritage. Arguing that the tradition is central to the Australian experience of modernity, Gregory Melleuish traces the impact of cultural liberalism from its eme…

  • Single Mothers and their Children

    Single Mothers and their Children
    av Shurlee Swain

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521474436

    This book is the first comprehensive history of single motherhood in Australia. Shurlee Swain and Renate Howe tell the powerful, if painful and often moving, story of these women and their children and the lives they constructed. Starting in the 185…

  • The South China Sea

    The South China Sea

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107441477

    The history of the South China Sea is a catalyst of international cooperation and conflict. Security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific is largely governed by command of these strategic waters. More than half of global shipping transits the South China Sea, w…

  • The South China Sea

    The South China Sea

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107081420

    The history of the South China Sea is a catalyst of international cooperation and conflict. Security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific is largely governed by command of these strategic waters. More than half of global shipping transits the South China Sea, w…

  • The Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef

    The Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef
    av David Hopley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521853026

    This 2007 book reviews the history of geomorphological studies of the Great Barrier Reef and assesses the influences of sea-level change and oceanographic processes on the development of reefs over the last 10,000 years. It presents analyses of rece…

  • A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean

    A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean
    av James Burney

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024129

    Captain James Burney (1750-1821), the son of the musicologist Dr Charles Burney and brother of the novelist Fanny Burney, was a well-travelled sailor, best known for this monumental compilation of voyages of discovery in the Pacific Ocean. After joi…

  • A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean

    A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean
    av James Burney

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024105

    Captain James Burney (1750-1821), the son of the musicologist Dr Charles Burney and brother of the novelist Fanny Burney, was a well-travelled sailor, best known for this monumental compilation of voyages of discovery in the Pacific Ocean. After joi…

  • A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean

    A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean
    av James Burney

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024082

    Captain James Burney (1750-1821), the son of the musicologist Dr Charles Burney and brother of the novelist Fanny Burney, was a well-travelled sailor, best known for this monumental compilation of voyages of discovery in the Pacific Ocean. After joi…

  • A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean

    A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean
    av James Burney

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024112

    Captain James Burney (1750-1821), the son of the musicologist Dr Charles Burney and brother of the novelist Fanny Burney, was a well-travelled sailor, best known for this monumental compilation of voyages of discovery in the Pacific Ocean. After joi…

  • A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean

    A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean
    av James Burney

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024099

    Captain James Burney (1750-1821), the son of the musicologist Dr Charles Burney and brother of the novelist Fanny Burney, was a well-travelled sailor, best known for this monumental compilation of voyages of discovery in the Pacific Ocean. After joi…

  • A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc.

    A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc.
    av A. G. Findlay

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108059732

    The English geographer and hydrographer Alexander George Findlay (1812-75) had observed that navigators of his time had to consult a considerable number of documents to gather the information they needed to sail the Pacific Ocean safely. Not only wa…

  • A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc.

    A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc.
    av A. G. Findlay

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108059725

    The English geographer and hydrographer Alexander George Findlay (1812-75) had observed that navigators of his time had to consult a considerable number of documents to gather the information they needed to sail the Pacific Ocean safely. Not only wa…

  • The Nile Basin

    The Nile Basin
    av Martin Williams

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107179196

    The Nile Basin contains a record of human activities spanning the last million years. However, the interactions between prehistoric humans and environmental changes in this area are complex and often poorly understood. This comprehensive book explai…

  • Disease and Social Diversity

    Disease and Social Diversity
    av Stephen J. Kunitz

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195108699

    This book is based upon a series of historical and contemporary comparative studies of the disease experience of indigenous peoples in North America and Oceania as a result of their contact with, and domination by, Europeans. It argues that this exp…

  • Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation Part A

    Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation Part A

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128118313

    Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation, Part A, Volume 77 highlights the biological attributes of, and the conservation efforts targeted at, populations of vulnerable sharks in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean bordering the west co…

  • The Anzac Illusion

    The Anzac Illusion
    av Eric Montgomery Andrews

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521459891

    The myth of Anzac has been one of Australia's most enduring. The belief in the superior fighting qualities of Australia's soldiers in the First World War is part of the national consciousness, and the much touted 'special' relationship between Brita…

  • British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism

    British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism
    av Luke Trainor

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521434768

    This book examines the relationship of the Australian colonies with Britain and Empire in the late nineteenth century, and looks at the first murmurings of Australian nationalism. It is the first detailed study of the formative period 1880-1900. The…

  • British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism

    British Imperialism and Australian Nationalism
    av Luke Trainor

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521436045

    This book examines the relationship of the Australian colonies with Britain and Empire in the late nineteenth century, and looks at the first murmurings of Australian nationalism. It is the first detailed study of the formative period 1880-1900. The…

  • 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…

  • Prehistory in the Pacific Islands

    Prehistory in the Pacific Islands
    av John E. Terrell

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521369565

    How, asks John Terrell in this richly illustrated and original book, can we best account for the remarkable diversity of the Pacific Islanders in biology, language, and custom? Traditionally scholars have recognized a simple racial division between…

  • Arguments about Aborigines

    Arguments about Aborigines
    av L.R. Hiatt

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521566193

    In the debates which followed the publication of Darwin’s book on the origin of species, Australian Aborigines were used as the ideal exemplars of early human forms by European scholars bent on discovering the origins of social institutions. T…

  • Arguments about Aborigines

    Arguments about Aborigines
    av L.R. Hiatt

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521460088

    In the debates which followed the publication of Darwin’s book on the origin of species, Australian Aborigines were used as the ideal exemplars of early human forms by European scholars bent on discovering the origins of social institutions. T…

  • The Archaeology of Australia's History

    The Archaeology of Australia's History
    av Graham Connah

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521454759

    The material world of European settlement in Australia has been uncovered not only by historians but also by the work of archaeologists. These archaeological inquiries have revealed new pictures of the public and private lives of Australians at home…

  • Referring to Space

    Referring to Space

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236474

    The first aim of this anthology is to illustrate the variety of resources that Austronesian and Papuan languages offer their speakers for referring to space. The languages here described are spread from Madagascar to Tonga, and there are many differ…

  • A Death in the Tiwi Islands

    A Death in the Tiwi Islands
    av Eric Venbrux

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521479134

    This compelling book is an extended case study of the social and legal ramifications of a homicide in a Tiwi community. The author gives a detailed account of the life of the victim and the events surrounding his murder, and describes the cycle of m…

  • El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillation

    El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillation

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780125532358

    El Nino and the Southern Oscillation is by far the most striking phenomenon caused by the interplay of ocean and atmosphere. It can be explained neither in strictly oceanographic nor strictly meteorological terms. This volume provides a brief histor…

  • Transoceanic America

    Transoceanic America
    av Michelle Burnham

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198840893

    Transoceanic America offers a new approach to American literature by emphasizing the material and conceptual interconnectedness of the Atlantic and Pacific worlds. These oceans were tied together economically, textually, and politically, through suc…

  • A History of the Churches in Australasia

    A History of the Churches in Australasia
    av Ian Breward

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198263562

    This pioneering study of Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific Christianity opens up new perspectives on Christianization and modernization in this richly complex region. The reception of Christianity into Pacific cultures has produced strongly Chris…

  • The History of Melanesian Society: Volume 1

    The History of Melanesian Society: Volume 1
    av William Rivers

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107419315

    William Halse Rivers (1864-1922) was a groundbreaking physician, psychologist and anthropologist in the early twentieth century, chiefly remembered for his work on the psychological disorders produced by the First World War. In this two-volume work…

  • Aboriginal Health and History

    Aboriginal Health and History
    av Ernest Hunter

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521447607

    The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (1987-1991) focused attention on the behavioural dimension of Aboriginal health and the lack of appropriate services. This book is a systematic analysis of the sociohistorical and intercultural…

  • Aboriginal Health and History

    Aboriginal Health and History
    av Ernest Hunter

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521416290

    The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (1987-1991) focused attention on the behavioural dimension of Aboriginal health and the lack of appropriate services. This book is a systematic analysis of the sociohistorical and intercultural…

  • APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism

    APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism
    av John Ravenhill

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521667975

    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) grouping is the first comprehensive economic arrangement to link countries from around the Pacific Rim. Since its establishment in 1989, APEC has graduated from a ministerial-level gathering of nine count…

  • Pacific Worlds

    Pacific Worlds
    av Matt K. Matsuda

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521715669

    Asia, the Pacific Islands and the coasts of the Americas have long been studied separately. This essential single-volume history of the Pacific traces the global interactions and remarkable peoples that have connected these regions with each other a…

  • Australian Languages

    Australian Languages
    av R. M. W. Dixon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521473781

    Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 40,000 years, speaking about 250 languages. Through examination of published and unpublished materials on each of the individual languages, Professor Dixon surveys the ways in which the languages…

  • Continent of Hunter-Gatherers

    Continent of Hunter-Gatherers
    av Harry Lourandos

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521359467

    This book challenges traditional perceptions of Australian Aboriginal prehistory: that the environment is the major determinant of hunter-gatherers; that Aborigines were egalitarian and culturally homogeneous and therefore experienced few economic a…

  • The Evolution of Highland Papua New Guinea Societies

    The Evolution of Highland Papua New Guinea Societies
    av D.K. Feil

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521131759

    This book is an explicitly comparative, anthropological analysis of the societies of the eastern and western highlands of Papua New Guinea. Particular societies have been documented by anthropologists since the 1950s yet until this book's publicatio…

  • Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific

    Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107546219

    How to address the human rights violations of previous regimes and past periods of conflict is one of the most pressing questions facing governments and policy makers today. New democracies and states in the fragile post-conflict peace-settlement ph…

  • Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands

    Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands
    av W. David McIntyre

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198702436

    Winding Up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands is the first detailed account, based on recently-opened archives, of when, how, and why the British Government changed its mind about giving independence to the Pacific Islands. As Britain began t…

  • Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands

    Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands
    av W. David McIntyre

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198794677

    Little has been written about when, how and why the British Government changed its mind about giving independance to the Pacific Islands. Using recently opened archives, Winding Up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands gives the first detailed a…

  • Exchange Rate Policy and Interdependence

    Exchange Rate Policy and Interdependence

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521461108

    Why countries choose different exchange rate arrangements and how these arrangements affect domestic monetary policy control and macroeconomic stability are questions of substantial interest to policy makers and researchers alike. The countries of t…

  • Implacable Foes

    Implacable Foes
    av Waldo H. Heinrichs

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190616755

    On 8 May 1945, Victory in Europe Day-shortened to "V.E. Day"-brought with it the demise of Nazi Germany. But for the Allies, the war was only half-won. Exhausted but exuberant American soldiers, ready to return home, were sent to join the fighting i…

  • A Voyage to the South Atlantic and Round Cape Horn into the Pacific Ocean

    A Voyage to the South Atlantic and Round Cape Horn into the Pacific Ocean
    av James Colnett

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108048354

    British naval officer James Colnett (1753-1806) served on many voyages during his career. He was a midshipman on Captain Cook's second voyage, and in 1774, he was first to sight New Caledonia, which led to Cook naming Cape Colnett after him. Later i…

  • Visions of Empire

    Visions of Empire

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521172615

    This 1996 collection examines the discovery of plants and peoples of the Pacific in the eighteenth century by European scientists and travellers. The contributors conceptualise the process of discovery, which involved active cultural solutions to pr…

  • A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands

    A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands
    av Migael Scherer

    Spiral - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780071420396

    This well-received cruising guide, praised for its writing and its content, is now completely updated and redesigned in full colour with a larger trim size and lay-flat bindingPublished in 1995, A Cruising Guide to Puget Sound has earned a reputatio…

  • Aboriginal Autonomy

    Aboriginal Autonomy
    av Herbert Cole Coombs

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521446372

    After more than two hundred years, one of the most important moral issues facing Australian society in the 1990s remains the need for reconciliation with its indigenous people. In this selection of essays, H. C. Coombs reflects on the nature of Abor…

  • The First Boat People

    The First Boat People
    av S. G. Webb

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107406476

    The First Boat People concerns how people travelled across the world to Australia in the Pleistocene. It traces movement from Africa to Australia, offering a new view of population growth at that time, challenging current ideas, and underscoring pro…

  • The First Boat People

    The First Boat People
    av S. G. Webb

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521856560

    The First Boat People concerns how people travelled across the world to Australia in the Pleistocene. It traces movement from Africa to Australia, offering a new view of population growth at that time, challenging current ideas, and underscoring pro…

  • Aallon etsijän päiväkirja

    Aallon etsijän päiväkirja
    av Santeri Niittyaro

    e-bok - 2019 - Finska - ISBN: 9789520107734

    "Elän pikkupojan elämää. Joitakin isojen poikien töitä olen tehnyt ja joitakin isojen poikien ongelmia on ollut. Nyt asun majassa ja leikin rannalla." Elämä meren suolaamana surffarina on monelle unelma. Santeri Niittyarolle se oli arkea yli kaksi v…

  • Economic Development and Cooperation in the Pacific Basin

    Economic Development and Cooperation in the Pacific Basin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521396943

    First published in 1998, this volume brings together contributions from leading economic analysts around the Pacific Basin, reporting on their research into three of the most important issues facing the region: trade, investment flows, and the envir…

  • Economic Development and Cooperation in the Pacific Basin

    Economic Development and Cooperation in the Pacific Basin

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521583664

    This volume brings together contributions from leading economic analysts around the Pacific Basin, reporting on their research into three of the most important issues facing the region: trade, investment flows, and the environmental effects of econo…

  • The Economic Status of Australian Aborigines

    The Economic Status of Australian Aborigines
    av Jon C. Altman

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521224215

    In recent years there has been a substantial growth in the literature of Australian Aboriginal Studies. While much of this has touched on past and present economic issues from a historical, political or social viewpoint, its result has been to empha…

  • In the Wake of the Jomon

    In the Wake of the Jomon
    av Jon Turk

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780071474658

    "An extraordinary adventure." --Sea KayakerIn 1996 a 9,500-year-old skeleton unearthed beside the Columbia River galvanized anthropologists with the possibility that prehistoric humans reached North America from northern Japan by crossing the ocean…

  • A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc. 2 Volume Set

    A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc. 2 Volume Set
    av A. G. Findlay

    Övrigt - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108059749

    The English geographer and hydrographer Alexander George Findlay (1812-75) had observed that navigators of his time had to consult a considerable number of documents to gather the information they needed to sail the Pacific Ocean safely. Not only wa…

  • Dealing with Inequality

    Dealing with Inequality

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521336529

    The question of 'equality' between the sexes has long been of long-standing interest among anthropologists. Originally published in 1987, this volume sets out not to dispose of the question, but rather to examine how to debate it. It recognises that…

  • Convict Maids

    Convict Maids
    av Deborah Oxley

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521446778

    Convict Maids destroys the myth that the female convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to New South Wales between 1826 and 1840 were mainly prostitutes, professional criminals and the ‘sweepings of the gaols’. Deborah Oxley argues…

  • Family and Gender in the Pacific

    Family and Gender in the Pacific

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521131773

    The combined forces of mission evangelism and colonial intervention have transformed the everyday family life of Pacific peoples. The dramatic changes that affected the political and economic autonomy of indigenous people in the region also had sign…

  • The History of Melanesian Society: Volume 2

    The History of Melanesian Society: Volume 2
    av William Rivers

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107419346

    William Halse Rivers (1864-1922) was a groundbreaking physician, psychologist and anthropologist in the early twentieth century, chiefly remembered for his work on the psychological disorders produced by the First World War. In this two-volume work…

  • The ANZUS Crisis, Nuclear Visiting and Deterrence

    The ANZUS Crisis, Nuclear Visiting and Deterrence
    av Michael C. Pugh

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521343558

    The development of nuclear weapons has been a critical problem for the NATO alliance. In the Pacific, a region of increasing strategic interest for the United States and Soviet Union, nuclear weapons have been an environmental concern since the bomb…