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Savage Harvest
A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in remote New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world, and even Michael's powerful,... Meer

Down Under

Engels | Paperback | 2001

klantbeoordeling: 4.3 van de 5 sterren

After tales from the USA and Britain, Bill Bryson turns his roving eye to Australia, the only island that is also a continent and... Meer

Fatal Shore: The Epic Of Australia's Founding
The Epic of Australia's Founding

Engels | Paperback | 1988

This nationwide bestselling account of the founding of Australia is "a brilliant and enduring achievement . . . history of the... Meer

With the Old Breed
At Peleliu and Okinawa

Engels | Paperback | 2007

klantbeoordeling: 4.5 van de 5 sterren

Of all the books about the ground war in the Pacific, With the Old Breed is the closest to a masterpiece. - The New York Review of... Meer

Australian Commandos
Their Secret War Against the Japanese in WWII

Engels | Paperback | 2006

This is a fascinating account of Australia's M/Z commando unit and the part it played in the Southwest Pacific during World War... Meer

Peter Pan
The Forgotten Story of Phar Lap's Successor

Engels | Paperback | 2011

A wonderful, forgotten racing story set in The Great DepressionIn 1932, they said there would never be another Phar Lap. Yet... Meer

King Potatau
An Account of the Life of Potatau te Wherowhero the First Maori King

Engels | Ebook | 2013

This book details the background to the Kingitanga and also tells the story of the first king, Potatau Te Wherowhero. It details... Meer


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The Life of Captain James Cook

Engels | Paperback | 1992

Captain James Cook is the greatest explorer-seaman of all time, yet the world had to wait almost two centuries for the first... Meer

The Future Eaters
An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People

Engels | Paperback | 2002

In this illustrated ecological history, acclaimed scientist and historian Flannery follows the environment of the islands through... Meer

Paradise Reforged

Engels | Ebook | 2002

This book is the eagerly awaited companion to Professor James Belich's acclaimed Making Peoples, published in New Zealand, Britain... Meer


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Serpent in Paradise

Engels | Paperback | 1998

Lost in the surf of the South Pacific lies a speck of volcanic rock. Home to thirty-eight islanders--descendants of the Bounty... Meer

The Fatal Shore

Engels | Paperback | 2003

klantbeoordeling: 5.0 van de 5 sterren

In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia-An epic... Meer

Midway, 1942
Turning Point in the Pacific

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

In less than one day, the might of the Imperial Japanese Navy was destroyed and four of her great aircraft carriers sank burning... Meer

Pila Nguru
An Ethnography of the Spinifex People in the Context of Native Title

Engels | Paperback | 2002

Pila Nguru examines the lives and culture of a small group of Aboriginal people who inhabit the remote corner of the Great... Meer

Along the Archival Grain
Epistemic Anxieties and Colonial Common Sense

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Along the Archival Grain offers a unique methodological and analytic opening to the affective registers of imperial governance and... Meer

The Dugum Dani
A Papuan Culture in the Highlands of West New Guinea

Engels | Paperback | 2006

For many years anthropologists have speculated about primitive warfare, its place in a particular culture, its form, and its... Meer

Orphans of the Living
Growing Up in 'care' in Twentieth-century Australia

Engels | Paperback | 2007

It is a little-known fact that in Australia, around 500,000 children grew up in 'care' in the 20 years following World War II.... Meer

The Ways of the Bushwalker
On Foot in Australia

Engels | Paperback | 2007

This book traces the history of bushwalking in Australia and shows how the activity has become the most popular way that... Meer

D-Days in the Pacific

Engels | Paperback | 2005

Although most people associate the term D-Day with the Normandy invasion on June 6, 1944, it is military code for the beginning of... Meer

Genocide and Settler Society
Frontier Violence and Stolen Indigenous Children in Australian History

Engels | Paperback | 2005

" ...often new, probing and rich examinations of the takeover of a continent by white Anglos and the long-term impact ...the book... Meer

Dead Man Running
An Insider's Story on One of the World's Most Feared Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, the Bandidos

Engels | Paperback | 2010

We are the people our parents warned us about is the motto of the Bandidos, one of the world's most feared outlaw motorcycle... Meer

Antarctic Diaries of the Heroic Era

Engels | Ebook | 2014

Antarctic Diaries of the Heroic EraImperfect records yet the best available as exemplified by the 1911-1913 Antarctic Diary of... Meer


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Down Under

Engels | Hardcover | 2000

After tales from the USA and Britain, Bill Bryson turns his roving eye to Australia, the only island that is also a continent and... Meer

Lost Cities Of Ancient Lemuria And The Pacific

Engels | Paperback | 1986

Was there once a continent in the Pacific called Lemuria or Pacifica by ecologists, and Mu or Pan by the mystics? There is now... Meer

Indifferent Inclusion
Aboriginal People and the Australian Nation

Engels | Paperback | 2011

McGregor offers a holistic interpretation of the complex relationship between Indigenous and settler Australians during the middle... Meer

Encountering the Pacific in the Age of the Enlightenment

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

The Pacific Ocean was the setting for the last great chapter in the convergence of humankind from across the globe. Driven by... Meer

Island At The End Of The World
The Turbulent History Of Easter Island

Engels | Paperback | 2006

Famed for its breathtaking isolation, Easter Island was a verdant South-Sea idyll when a small canoeful of Polynesians arrived in... Meer

The Reef
A Passionate History

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

The first social, cultural, and environmental history to be written of the Great Barrier Reef, *The Reef* is an effortlessly... Meer

The Official History of the Falklands Campaign
The Origins of the Falklands War

Engels | Paperback | 2007

Drawing on a vast range of previously classified government archives as well as interviews with key participants, this first... Meer

The Trial of the Cannibal Dog
Captain Cook in the South Seas

Engels | Hardcover | 2004

In this masterful account, Salmond retells the story of Captain Cook's great voyages in the South Seas, focusing on the encounters... Meer

The Cultivation of Whiteness
Science, Health, and Racial Destiny in Australia

Engels | Paperback | 2006

This comprehensive history of Australian medical and scientific ideas examines whiteness as defined in terms of environment and... Meer

Australian War Memorial
Treasures from a Century of Collecting

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

The Australian War Memorial in Canberra is one of Australia's most iconic institutions. Originally conceived during the turbulent... Meer

Outback Stations

Engels | Ebook | 2012

'From the helicopter I could see the property's waterholes surrounded by paperbark trees, its red-stone cliffs lit by the rising... Meer


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Country of the Heart
An Australian Indigenous Homeland

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Country of the Heart provides an introduction to the connections between Aboriginal people and the land that has sustained and... Meer

The Great Ocean
Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush

Engels | Hardcover | 2013

The Great Ocean examines the convergence and fragmentation of Pacific worlds during a period of rapidly expanding trade,... Meer

Synthetic Worlds
The Business and Culture of Online Games

Engels | Paperback | 2006

Edward Castronova offers a look at the online game industry and explores its implications for both business and culture. He begins... Meer

Telling the Truth About Aboriginal History

Engels | Paperback | 2006

'Lucid, restrained, persuasive...If there is such a thing as the history wars, then Bain Attwood has struck a major blow for the... Meer

Making Peoples

Engels | Ebook | 2007

A new paperback reprint of this best-selling and ground-breaking history. When first published in 1996 Making Peoples was hailed... Meer


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Ned Kelly
The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down... Meer

The Original Australians
Stories Of The Aboriginal People

Engels | Paperback | 2007

This fascinating and intelligent volume tells the remarkable story of Australian Aboriginal history from its distant beginnings in... Meer

Ray Parkin's Wartime Trilogy
Out of the Smoke/into the Smother/the Sword and the Blossom

Engels | Paperback | 2003

These brilliant books hum with action, adventure and courage. Honestly and plainly written, they are full of humanity and great... Meer


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