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  1. 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: 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 toa convict populat... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Pacific Art in Detail

    Pacific Art in Detail [Hardback]

    Jennifer Newell(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9780714125909
    Published by : British Museum Press
    This book focuses on objects from the domestic to the sacred, from the elegantly simple to the sumptuously ornate, and from the historic to the contemporary. The author draws on striking and colourful examples from the Pacific&rsq... .... Learn More
  6. Remote Possibilities

    Remote Possibilities: Hoa Hakananai'a and HMS Topaze on Rapa Nui [Paperback]

    Jo Anne Van Tilburg(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9780861591589
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 158
    This paper is a considerably revised version of the 1992 British Museum Occasional Paper No. 73 by the same author. The book describes how, when and by whom Hoa Hakanai'a was collected. It also reconstructs the underlying Rapanui ... .... Learn More
  7. Hoa Hakananai'a

    Hoa Hakananai'a [Paperback]

    Jo Anne Van Tilburg(Author)

    $12.95

    ISBN: 9780714150246
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Objects in Focus
    This concise book tells the story of Hoa Hakananai'a, a large stone statue from Easter Island, which became part of the collections of the British Museum in 1869. It examines Hoa Hakananai'a's significance within the ceremonial vi... .... Learn More
  8. Transforming Skins

    Transforming Skins: Kwermin Sequences of Growth [Paperback]

    Sveinn Eggertsson(Author)

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price: $19.95

    ISBN: 9789979545149
    Published by : Iceland University Press
    The Kwermin people occupy a series of valleys in the Western Provence of Papua New Guinea. This ethnographic study examines the Kwermin concept of the production of `knowledgeable skins' or `skin-like knowledge', meaning the acquisition of knowled... .... Learn More

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