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  1. It's Coming from The Times in Front of Us

    It's Coming from The Times in Front of Us: Country, Kin and The Dugong Hunter Song lines [Paperback]

    John Bradley (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781922454966
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The song line of the Dugong Hunters embodies Yanyuwa knowledge of the sea and the islands of Yanyuwa country, in Australia’s Northern Territory.

    If one knows, it is possible to look out on Yanyuwa country and see the Dugong Hunters, the W... .... Learn More
  2. Acclimatising to Higher Ground

    Acclimatising to Higher Ground: The Realities of Life of a Pacific Atoll People [Paperback]

    Keith Dixon (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9789464260298
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Life for people on atolls is hard, affected by droughts, rough seas and other adverse climatic conditions, and now, rise in sea level threatens their very inhabitance. No wonder kinship is the foundation of atoll societies, traditional and modern!... .... Learn More
  3. Acclimatising to higher ground

    Acclimatising to higher ground: The realities of life of a Pacific Atoll People [Hardback]

    Keith Dixon (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £115.00

    ISBN: 9789464260304
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Life for people on atolls is hard, affected by droughts, rough seas and other adverse climatic conditions, and now, rise in sea level threatens their very inhabitance. No wonder kinship is the foundation of atoll societies, traditional and modern!... .... Learn More
  4. Ancestors, Artefacts, Empire

    Ancestors, Artefacts, Empire: Indigenous Australia in British and Irish Museums [Hardback]

    Gaye Sculthorpe (Editor); Maria Nugent (Editor); Howard Morphy (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780714124902
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Museums across Great Britain and Ireland hold Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (collectively referred to as 'Indigenous') cultural heritage of exceptional value, but which is largely unknown, rarely seen and poorly understood. Gifted, sold, e... .... Learn More
  5. Objects as Insights

    Objects as Insights: R.H. Codrington's Ethnographic Collections from Melanesia [Paperback]

    Nick Stanley (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780861592357
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 235
    Robert Codrington (1830-1922) trained to be a priest at Oxford University. He volunteered to work in Nelson, New Zealand, from 1860-4 and was appointed as headmaster of the Melanesian Mission training school on Norfolk Island in 1867. He spent the... .... Learn More
  6. Safer Gardens

    Safer Gardens: Plant Flammability & Planning For Fire [Paperback]

    Lesley Corbett (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781922454607
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Destructive bushfires are increasing in frequency and intensity around the world. For people living in fire prone areas there are no reliable guides about which plants have low flammability and which are frighteningly flammable. Safer Gardens is t... .... Learn More
  7. 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
    Museum Magic Memory reveals and responds to the challenges that curators today must embrace when exhibiting the ethnographic collections of the past with the aim of establishing new relations for the future. .... Learn More
  8. Museum, Magic, Memory

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

    Julie Adams (Author)

    £160.00

    ISBN: 9789088906367
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 8
    Museum Magic Memory reveals and responds to the challenges that curators today must embrace when exhibiting the ethnographic collections of the past with the aim of establishing new relations for the future. .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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