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Lost Paradise: From Mutiny on the Bounty to a Modern-Day Legacy of Sexual Mayhem, the Dark Secrets of Pitcairn Island Revealed
Lost Paradise: From Mutiny on the Bounty to a Modern-Day Legacy of Sexual Mayhem, the Dark Secrets of Pitcairn Island Revealed
by Kathy Marks
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Pitcairn Island -- remote and wild in the South Pacific, a place of towering cliffs and lashing surf -- is home to descendants of Fletcher Christian and the Mutiny on the Bounty crew, who fled there with a group of Tahitian maidens after deposing their... (read more)

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Where the Spirits Dwell: An Odyssey in the Jungle of New Guinea
Where the Spirits Dwell: An Odyssey in the Jungle of New Guinea
by Tobias Schneebaum
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Tobias Schneebaum here tells the remarkable story of his four years among the Asmat of New Guinea, a jungle-dwelling people rumored to have killed Michael Rockefeller. Instead of ferocious cannibals, Schneebaum found a regal, gentle people who freely... (read more)

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Early Tonga As the Explorers Saw It, 1616-1810
Early Tonga As the Explorers Saw It, 1616-1810
by Edwin Ferdon
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"An interesting and extremely useful volume. . . . Ferdon provides the reader with an easy-to-read and effective overview into the Tongan Islands for the years under discussion. . . . A must for any serious Pacific student and should be in every library."... (read more)

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Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti
Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti
by Anne Salmond
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"This book offers a fresh history of early Tahiti, considerably richer than any published before, imaginative in its speculations around local cosmology and local meanings, but also precise in its reconstruction of the political relationships that... (read more)

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The King and People of Fiji (Pasifika Library)
The King and People of Fiji (Pasifika Library)
by Joseph Waterhouse
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Reverend Joseph Waterhouse's work offers an excellent insight into the traditional Fijian way of life.... (read more)

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Shirley Baker and the King of Tonga (Pasifika Library)
Shirley Baker and the King of Tonga (Pasifika Library)
by Noel Rutherford
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Of all the Pacific nations only Tonga has retained a complete and lasting political independence. Find out how the shrewd, determined King of Tonga, Tupou I, teamed up with Wesleyan missionary and opportunist Shirley Baker to bring this about.... (read more)

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A History of the Pacific Islands
A History of the Pacific Islands
by I C Campbell
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History of the Pacific Islands marks the first time in forty years that a balanced and succinct introduction to the peoples of the Pacific islands has been made avaliable to students, travellers, and scholars. Dr. Ian Campbell's informed and balanced... (read more)

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Social Change in Melanesia: Development and History
Social Change in Melanesia: Development and History
by Paul Sillitoe
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An account of social change in Melanesia covering the colonial period and the post-colonial era.... (read more)

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A Voyage to the Island of the Articoles
A Voyage to the Island of the Articoles
by Andre Maurois
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"Dangerous, charming, and funny, this elegant miniature rediscovery will delight even brilliant minds."—Simon Van Booy André Maurois' novella, published in the same year as Margaret Mead's Coming of Age in Samoa, is about a couple who... (read more)

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Australia and the Islands of the Pacific: Myths and Wonders of the Southern Seas
Australia and the Islands of the Pacific: Myths and Wonders of the Southern Seas
by Marco Moretti
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The entire Oceanic region is covered in this vibrantly photographed record of the stunning landscapes and tribal customs in the South Pacific from Australia to Easter Island. Vintage maps, photos and paintings combine with modern aerial shots and... (read more)

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Argonauts of the Western Pacific
Argonauts of the Western Pacific
by Bronisla Malinowski
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Limuria: The Lesser Dependencies of Mauritius
Limuria: The Lesser Dependencies of Mauritius
by Robert Scott
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Green was the earth on the seventh day
Green was the earth on the seventh day
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Changes in latitude :an uncommon anthropology
Changes in latitude :an uncommon anthropology
by Joana Varawa
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Tuturani :a political journey in the Pacific Islands
Tuturani :a political journey in the Pacific Islands
by Scott L Malcomson
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-267).... (read more)

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Social Change in the Pacific Islands
Social Change in the Pacific Islands
by Albert B Robillard
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-499) and index.... (read more)

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Pitcairn - Port of Call
Pitcairn - Port of Call
by Herbert Ford
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [486]-[492]) and index.... (read more)

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The Cassowary's Revenge: The Life and Death of Masculinity in a New Guinea Society (Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, & Culture)
The Cassowary's Revenge: The Life and Death of Masculinity in a New Guinea Society (Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, & Culture)
by Donald F Tuzin
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Donald Tuzin first studied the New Guinea village of Ilahita in 1972. When he returned many years later, he arrived in the aftermath of a startling event: the villages men voluntarily destroyed their secret cult that had allowed them to dominate women... (read more)

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Fatu Hiva Back To Nature
Fatu Hiva Back To Nature
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Wild Ceylon Describing in Particular the Lives of the Present Day Veddas
Wild Ceylon Describing in Particular the Lives of the Present Day Veddas
by R L Spittel
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