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  1. Quest in Paradise

    Quest in Paradise [Paperback]

    David Attenborough (Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780718894849
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    Series: Zoo Quest Collection
    David Attenborough's new book describes his two remarkable expeditions to the South Seas in search of people and their primitive way of life, although it was the lure of seeing birds of paradise in their natural surroundings that drew him into the... .... Learn More
  2. Quest Under Capricorn

    Quest Under Capricorn [Paperback]

    David Attenborough (Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780718894832
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    Series: Zoo Quest Collection
    David Attenborough’s accounts of his famous “Quests” have been immensely popular. His latest book is as compelling as any, rich in anecdote, extremely readable, and about a wild, remote and beautiful land, little known even to Australians themselv... .... Learn More
  3. Zoo Quest for a Dragon

    Zoo Quest for a Dragon [Paperback]

    David Attenborough (Author); Charles Lagus (Photographer)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780718894795
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    Series: Zoo Quest Collection
    This is the full account of David Attenborough’s recent Zoo Quest expedition to the islands of Indonesia. “Our plan,” he writes, “was to travel widely throughout these islands, filming not only animals but also people and their everyday life. Our ... .... Learn More
  4. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Hardback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9789088904479
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  5. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Paperback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9789088904462
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  6. Archaeological Research at Caution Bay, Papua New Guinea

    Archaeological Research at Caution Bay, Papua New Guinea: Cultural, Linguistic and Environmental Setting [Paperback]

    Thomas Richards (Editor); Bruno David (Editor); Ken Aplin (Editor)

    $84.00

    ISBN: 9781784915049
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    In 2008 intensive archaeological surveys began at Caution Bay, located 20km to the northwest of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. This was followed by the excavation of 122 stratified sites in 2009-2010, and detailed analysis of the... .... Learn More
  7. 'Some Friends Came to See Us'

    'Some Friends Came to See Us': Lord Moyne's 1936 Expedition to the Asmat [Paperback]

    Nick Stanley (Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780861592067
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 206
    Walter Edward Guinness (1880–1944), the first Lord Moyne, was an Anglo-Irish politician, businessman and explorer. Travelling across the globe in his private yacht in search for ethnographic material, Lord Moyne visited South Papua three times in ... .... Learn More
  8. Samoan Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

    Samoan Archaeology and Cultural Heritage: Monuments and People, Memory and History [Paperback]

    Helene Martinsson-Wallin (Author)

    $68.00

    ISBN: 9781784913090
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The overall purpose of this book is to provide a foundation for Samoan students to become the custodians of the historical narrative based on Archaeological research. Issues that are explored are; Do ancient remains matter in contemporary Samoa? W... .... Learn More
  9. A'a

    A'a: a deity from Polynesia [Paperback]

    Julie Adams (Author); Steven Hooper (Author); Maia Nuku (Author)

    $10.00

    ISBN: 9780714151151
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Objects in Focus
    This world-renowned sculpture is a unique figure in Polynesian art. An image of a deified ancestor, A’a was created sometime before 1821 on the island of Rurutu. Thirty dynamic figures stud his body, and the excellence of his craftsmanship suggest... .... Learn More
  10. Malaita

    Malaita: A Pictoria History from Solomon Islands [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592012
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 201
    Malaita traces the history and culture of a Pacific island from the 19th to 21st centuries through over 600 images drawn from the archives of the British Museum and public and private photographic collections around the world. ... .... Learn More

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