Australia & the Pacific

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  1. Australia’s Ancient Aboriginal Past

    Australia’s Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective [Paperback]

    Murray Johnson(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781925003710
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    This book places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. The author discusses the pioneering studies that delve into the mists of antiquity, and he engages with current controversies, incl... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Museum, Magic, Memory

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

    Julie Adams(Author)

    $55.00

    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 ... .... Learn More
  4. Museum, Magic, Memory

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

    Julie Adams(Author)

    $165.00

    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 ... .... Learn More
  5. This is not a grass skirt

    This is not a grass skirt: On fibre skirts (liku) and female tattooing (veiqia) in nineteenth century Fiji [Paperback]

    Dr. Karen Jacobs(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9789088908125
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualized depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses a... .... Learn More
  6. This is not a grass skirt

    This is not a grass skirt: On fibre skirts (liku) and female tattooing (veiqia) in nineteenth century Fiji [Hardback]

    Dr. Karen Jacobs(Author)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9789088908132
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualized depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses a... .... Learn More
  7. Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years

    Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years: The Archaeology of a WWII Invasion Beach on Saipan and its Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands [Paperback]

    Boyd Dixon(Author); Brenda Y. Tenorio(Author); Cherie Walth(Author); Kathy Mowrer(Author)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9781789692587
    Published by : Archaeopress Access Archaeology
    After 75 years, this story presents archaeological evidence, archival records, and respected elders’ accounts from WWII and the most catastrophic period in Pacific Basin history, and then into modern times on Saipan in the Commonwealth of th... .... Learn More
  8. Aesthetics, Applications, Artistry and Anarchy: Essays in Prehistoric and Contemporary Art

    Aesthetics, Applications, Artistry and Anarchy: Essays in Prehistoric and Contemporary Art: A Festschrift in honour of John Kay Clegg, 11 January 1935 – 11 March 2015 [Paperback]

    Jillian Huntley(Editor); George Nash(Editor)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9781784919986
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Scholar and artist John Clegg made a pioneering contribution to the study of rock art. He was the first in the Australian academy to teach rock art research as a dedicated subject (Sydney University 1965-2000), supervising the firs... .... Learn More
  9. Afetna Point, Saipan: Archaeological Investigations of a Latte Period Village and Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

    Afetna Point, Saipan: Archaeological Investigations of a Latte Period Village and Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands [Paperback]

    Boyd Dixon(Author); Cherie Walth(Author); Kathy Mowrer(Author); Danny Welch(Author)

    $72.00

    ISBN: 9781789691764
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    When Ferdinand Magellan first anchored off the island of Guam in 1521, the inhabitants of the small Chamorro village at Afetna Point on the southwest coast of Saipan were likely unaware. Archaeological investigations of the traditi... .... Learn More
  10. Art of the Ancestors: Spatial and temporal patterning in the ceiling rock art of Nawarla Gabarnmang, Arnhem Land, Australia

    Art of the Ancestors: Spatial and temporal patterning in the ceiling rock art of Nawarla Gabarnmang, Arnhem Land, Australia [Paperback]

    Robert G. Gunn(Author)

    $240.00

    ISBN: 9781789690705
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume presents a new systematic approach to the archaeological recording and documentation of rock art developed to analyse the spatial and temporal structure of complex rock art panels. Focusing on the ceiling art at Nawarla... .... Learn More

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