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  1. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Hardback]

    Julie Adams(Editor); Polly Bence(Editor); Alison Clark(Editor)

    $195.00

    ISBN: 9789088905667
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 2
    This book brings together artists, curators, researchers and conservators to consider the significance of coconut fiber armor from the islands of Kiribati. Taking as its focus the armor found in museum collections, it investigates... .... Learn More
  2. 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 margina... .... Learn More
  3. 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 margina... .... Learn More
  4. '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 Publications
    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 Sout... .... Learn More
  5. 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 hi... .... Learn More
  6. Trophies, Relics and Curios?

    Trophies, Relics and Curios?: Missionary Heritage from Africa and the Pacific [Paperback]

    Dr. Karen Jacobs(Editor); Chantal Knowles(Editor); Chris Wingfield(Editor)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9789088902710
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The British Missionary movement, which began in earnest in the early 19th century, was one of the most extraordinary movements of the last two centuries, radically transforming the lives of people in large parts of the globe, incl... .... Learn More
  7. Anglican Clergy in Australia, 1788-1850

    Anglican Clergy in Australia, 1788-1850: Building a British World [Hardback]

    Michael Gladwin(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9780861933280
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 91
    Anglican clergymen in Britain's Australian colonies in their earliest years faced very particular challenges. Lacking relevant training, experience or pastoral theology, these pioneer religious professionals not only ministered to a convict popula... .... Learn More
  8. Engendering Objects

    Engendering Objects: Dynamics of Barkcloth and Gender among the Maisin of Papua New Guinea [Paperback]

    Anna-Karina Hermkens(Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9789088901454
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Engendering objects explores social and cultural dynamics among Maisin people in Collingwood Bay (Papua New Guinea) through the lens of material culture. Focusing upon the visually stimulating decorated barkcloths that are used as male and female ... .... Learn More
  9. Out of Australia

    Out of Australia: Prints and Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas [Hardback]

    Stephen Coppel(Author); Wally Caruana(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9780714126722
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The book will include a substantial essay outlining the major developments in Australian art since the 1940s, the reception of Australian art in Britain and the recent rise of Aboriginal printmaking. It will feature 127 works by 6... .... Learn More
  10. Tivaivai

    Tivaivai: The Social Fabric of the Cook Islands [Paperback]

    Andrea Eimke(Author); Susanne Kuchler(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9780714125800
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Artistic Traditions in World Cultures
    Quilts generically known as tivaivai have been produced by women in the Cook Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, the Society Islands and elsewhere in Eastern Polynesia since the late 19th century, where they were a substitute for bark-cloth but also ... .... Learn More

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