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  • Everywhen by Stephen Gilchrist
    Everywhen (English, Hardback)

    "This publication accompanies the exhibition Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 5 through September 18, 2016."

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  • A Traveller's History of New Zealand by John H. Chambers
    A Traveller's History of New Zealand (English, Paperback) $14.86
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  • Encountering the Pacific in the Age of the Enlightenment by John Gascoigne
    Encountering the Pacific in the Age of the Enlightenment (English, Hardback)

    The Pacific Ocean was the setting for the last great chapter in the convergence of humankind from across the globe. Richly illustrated with historical images and maps, this book surveys the consequent encounters between European expansionism and the peoples of the Pacific in the age of Enlightenment.

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  • The Pretender of Pitcairn Island by Tillman W. Nechtman
    The Pretender of Pitcairn Island (English, Paperback)

    The island occupied by HMAV Bounty's descendants later became home to a fraud who, with no official remit, became a virtual dictator with an influential vision for British control over the nineteenth-century Pacific Ocean. His story reframes the way we view that period of British imperial history onto a tiny Pacific island.

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  • Governing Natives by Ben Silverstein
    Governing Natives (English, Hardback)

    This book examines both the turn to indirect rule as a way of mediating and resolving some of the contradictions that had tended to crisis, and the way both indirect rule and settler colonialism were transformed by this new political dispensation. -- .

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  • Godley by Terry Kinloch
    Godley (English, Hardback)

    Godley is the first full biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, the British commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) during World War I.

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  • Settler Society in the Australian Colonies by Angela Woollacott
    Settler Society in the Australian Colonies (English, Hardback)

    A fresh look at the history of the Australian colonies from the 1820s to the 1860s, a foundational period when free settlers gradually overtook convicts, the colonies dramatically expanded their territorial control, and both settlers and officials saw the potential for changes in the ways in which the colonies were governed.

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  • Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare: Memory and Migration in the Shadow of War: Australia's Greek Immigrants after World War II and the Greek Civil War by Joy Damousi
    Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare: Memory and Migration in the Shadow of War: Australia's Greek Immigrants after World War II and the Greek Civil War (English, Hardback)

    This is a major new study which evaluates the enduring impact of war on family memory in the Greek diaspora. Focusing on Australia's Greek immigrants in the aftermath of the Second World War and the Greek Civil War, the book explores the concept of remembrance within the larger context of migration.

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  • Indigenous Peoples and the Second World War by R. Scott Sheffield
    Indigenous Peoples and the Second World War (English, Hardback)

    During the Second World War, Indigenous people in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Canada mobilised en masse to support the war effort. This is an examination of their participation on the battlefields and home fronts, focusing on their diverse and unique contributions to the war, and its legacies.

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  • Empire of Hell by Hilary M. Carey
    Empire of Hell (English, Hardback)

    This revisionist history challenges current ideas about convict transportation from Britain and Ireland, penal colonies and religion. It examines religious arguments for and against convict transportation, asks why elites believed it could be reformed, and, later, why it should be abolished.

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  • The Ethnographic Experiment by Edvard Hviding
    The Ethnographic Experiment (English, Paperback)

    In 1908 Arthur Maurice Hocart and William Halse Rivers Rivers brought about a turning point in modern anthropology. The two pioneers' fieldwork in Island Melanesia brought about the development of participant observation as a methodological hallmark of social anthropology.

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  • Capital Designs by Eileen Chanin
    Capital Designs (English, Paperback) $34.50
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  • The Bounty Mutiny by William Bligh
    The Bounty Mutiny (English, Paperback)

    On April 28, 1789. the crew of the HMS Bounty, returning from Tahiti with a cargo of breadfruit plants, mutinied and set their captain and 17 crew members adrift in a small boat. In a remarkable feat of seamanship, Bligh took the 23-foot boat over 3600 miles, in 41 days, to safety in Indonesia. This is Bligh;s own account of the mutiny and his incredible voyage to safety.

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  • The Maddest Place on Earth by Jill Giese
    The Maddest Place on Earth (English, Paperback) $20.63
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  • The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan
    The Immortal Irishman (English, Paperback)

    In this exciting and illuminating work, National Book Award winner Timothy Egan delivers a story, both rollicking and haunting, of one of the most famous Irish Americans of all time.

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  • Possessing the Pacific by Stuart Banner
    Possessing the Pacific (English, Hardback)

    Banner tells the story of colonial settlement in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. Possessing the Pacific is an original and broadly conceived study of how colonial struggles over land still shape the relations between whites and indigenous people throughout much of the world.

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  • Aboriginal Australians by Richard Broome
    Aboriginal Australians (English, Paperback)

    Presents the history of Australia from the perspective of the original Australians - those who lost most in the early colonial era. This title shows how white settlers steadily supplanted the original inhabitants, from the shining coasts to inland deserts, by sheer force of numbers, disease, technology and, violence.

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  • Scapegoats of the Empire by Edward Witton
    Scapegoats of the Empire (English, Paperback) $15.13
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  • Neptune'S Inferno by James D. Hornfischer
    Neptune'S Inferno (English, Paperback)

    Written with the storytelling drive that made Jim Hornfischer's first two books award winners and word-of-mouth favourites, here is an indispensable work of narrative history by one of the most commanding chroniclers of the U.S. Navy in World War II. The fight between the U.S.

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  • I am Uluru by Jen Cowley with the Uluru Family
    I am Uluru (English, Paperback) $19.47 $22.95
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