Australia & the Pacific

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  1. Robert Codrington's Ethnographic Collections from Melanesia

    Robert 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  2. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  3. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Wuka nya-nganunga li-Yanyuwa li-Anthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People

    Wuka nya-nganunga li-Yanyuwa li-Anthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People: A Yanyuwa Encyclopaedia [Paperback]

    John Bradley (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781925588682
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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 interest... .... Learn More
  7. Museum, Magic, Memory

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

    Julie Adams (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9789088906350
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 8
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. 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
  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 [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
  10. Museum, Magic, Memory

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

    Julie Adams (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789088906367
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 8
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    - .... Learn More

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