Colonial & Modern, Arts, Archaeology, & History

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  1. A'a

    A'a: a deity from Polynesia [Paperback]

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


    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
  2. Malaita

    Malaita: A Pictoria History from Solomon Islands [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)


    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
  3. A Mission Too Far...Pacific Commitment

    A Mission Too Far...Pacific Commitment [Paperback]

    Jan Snijders (Author)


    ISBN: 9781921817519
    Published by : ATF Press
    A good historian, it has been said, is a prophet in reverse. The perceptive historian has the ability to look back at the past, identify issues overlooked by others, all the while stimulating the reader to search for the implications in the pre... .... Learn More
  4. Intimate Horizons

    Intimate Horizons [Paperback]

    Bill Ashcroft (Author); Frances Devlin-Glass (Author); Lyn McCredden (Author)


    ISBN: 9781921511790
    Published by : ATF Press
    The Post-Colonial Sacred in Australian Literature. .... Learn More
  5. Out of Australia

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

    Stephen Coppel (Author); Wally Caruana (Author)


    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

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