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  1. Ancestors, artefacts, empire

    Ancestors, artefacts, empire: Indigenous Australia in British and Irish museums [Hardback]

    Gaye Sculthorpe(Editor); Maria Nugent(Editor); Howard Morphy(Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9780714124902
    Published by : British Museum
    Museums across Great Britain and Ireland hold Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (collectively referred to as ‘Indigenous’) cultural heritage of exceptional value, but which is largely unknown, rarely seen, and poorly understood. Gi... .... Learn More
  2. Acclimatising to higher ground

    Acclimatising to higher ground: The realities of life of a Pacific Atoll People [Paperback]

    Dr. Keith Dixon(Author)

    Regular Price: $45.00

    Special Price: $40.00

    ISBN: 9789464260298
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Life for people on atolls is hard, affected by droughts, rough seas, and other adverse climatic conditions, and now, rise in sea level threatens their very inhabitance. No wonder kinship is the foundation of atoll societies, traditional and modern... .... Learn More
  3. Acclimatising to higher ground

    Acclimatising to higher ground: The realities of life of a Pacific Atoll People [Hardback]

    Dr. Keith Dixon(Author)

    Regular Price: $120.00

    Special Price: $115.00

    ISBN: 9789464260304
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Life for people on atolls is hard, affected by droughts, rough seas, and other adverse climatic conditions, and now, rise in sea level threatens their very inhabitance. No wonder kinship is the foundation of atoll societies, traditional and modern... .... Learn More
  4. Objects as Insights

    Objects as Insights: R.H. Codrington’s Ethnographic Collections from Melanesia [Paperback]

    Nick Stanley(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780861592357
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 235
    Robert Codrington (1830–1922) trained to be a priest at Oxford University where he was ordained in 1857. He volunteered to work in Nelson, New Zealand, from 1860–4 and was appointed as headmaster of the Melanesian Mission training scho... .... Learn More
  5. The Dystopia in the Desert

    The Dystopia in the Desert: The silent culture of Australia’s remotest Aboriginal communities [Paperback]

    Tadhgh Purtill(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781925333862
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    The Ngaanyatjarra Lands, deep in Western Australia, are home to Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities. Beset by social problems, the communities and their residents are detached from mainstream Australia by factors of distance and c... .... Learn More
  6. Museum, Magic, Memory

    Museum, Magic, Memory: Curating Paul Denys Montague [Paperback]

    Julie Adams(Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9789088906350
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 8
    In 2012, a chance encounter between a curator and a century-old expedition journal occurred in the archives of a Cambridge museum. The journal was written by a young anthropologist, Paul Denys Montague, and recorded his travels in the South Pacifi... .... Learn More
  7. Museum, Magic, Memory

    Museum, Magic, Memory: Curating Paul Denys Montague [Hardback]

    Julie Adams(Author)

    $195.00

    ISBN: 9789088906367
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 8
    In 2012, a chance encounter between a curator and a century-old expedition journal occurred in the archives of a Cambridge museum. The journal was written by a young anthropologist, Paul Denys Montague, and recorded his travels in the South Pacifi... .... Learn More
  8. Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth

    Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth: Cloth, Collections, Communities [Paperback]

    Prof. Frances Lennard(Editor); Dr. Andy Mills(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9789088909719
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Barkcloth or tapa, a cloth made from the inner bark of trees, was widely used in place of woven cloth in the Pacific islands until the 19th century. A ubiquitous material, it was integral to the lives of islanders and used for clothing, furnishing... .... Learn More
  9. Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth

    Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth: Cloth, Collections, Communities [Hardback]

    Prof. Frances Lennard(Editor); Dr. Andy Mills(Editor)

    $195.00

    ISBN: 9789088909726
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Barkcloth or tapa, a cloth made from the inner bark of trees, was widely used in place of woven cloth in the Pacific islands until the 19th century. A ubiquitous material, it was integral to the lives of islanders and used for clothing, furnishing... .... Learn More
  10. Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

    Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia [Paperback]

    Dr. Onesius O. Daeli(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9789088909290
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Ci is the Asmat word for dugout canoe. The ci is an integral part of the everyday life of the Asmat – an ethnic group residing in eastern Indonesia in Papua province (formerly Irian Jaya) – who live in the middle of a huge tidal swampy... .... Learn More

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