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  1. Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth

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

    Frances Lennard (Editor); Andy Mills (Editor)

    £55.00

    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
  2. Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth

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

    Frances Lennard (Editor); Andy Mills (Editor)

    £165.00

    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
  3. Australia’s Ancient Aboriginal Past

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

    Murray Johnson (Author)

    £30.00

    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
  4. Wuka nyanganunga liYanyuwa liAnthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People

    Wuka nyanganunga liYanyuwa liAnthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People: A Yanyuwa Encyclopaedia: Volume 1 [Paperback]

    John Bradley (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781925003673
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    This Encyclopaedia is a rich, authoritative repository of the cultural and linguistic knowledge of the Yanyuwa, the Saltwater people of the coastal and island country near Borroloola in the Northern Territory of Australia.

    Volume 1 will i... .... Learn More
  5. Wuka nyanganunga liYanyuwa liAnthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People

    Wuka nyanganunga liYanyuwa liAnthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People: A Yanyuwa Encyclopaedia: Volume 2 [Paperback]

    John Bradley (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781925333459
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    This Encyclopaedia is a rich, authoritative repository of the cultural and linguistic knowledge of the Yanyuwa, the Saltwater people of the coastal and island country near Borroloola in the Northern Territory of Australia.

    Volume 2 will b... .... Learn More
  6. Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

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

    Onesius O. Daeli (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789088909290
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This volume is based on an anthropological fieldwork among the Asmat people for many years, and investigates the cultural significances of Asmat’s dugout canoes by using ‘symbolic and interpretive anthropology’ as theoretical framework. .... Learn More
  7. Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

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

    Onesius O. Daeli (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9789088909306
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This volume is based on an anthropological fieldwork among the Asmat people for many years, and investigates the cultural significances of Asmat’s dugout canoes by using ‘symbolic and interpretive anthropology’ as theoretical framework. .... Learn More
  8. The Dystopia in the Desert

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

    Tadhgh Purtill (Author)

    £30.00

    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 culture... .... Learn More
  9. 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]

    Karen Jacobs (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088908125
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualised depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses and meanings of the garme... .... Learn More
  10. 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]

    Karen Jacobs (Author)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088908132
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualised depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses and meanings of the garme... .... Learn More

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