Australia & the Pacific

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  1. 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 cu... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Tiki

    Tiki: Marquesan Art and the Krusenstern expedition [Paperback]

    Elena Govor (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9789088906909
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 5
    Created across the six islands of a remote archipelago in eastern Polynesia, the art of the Marquesas is one of the world’s most distinctive and remarkable art traditions. Though exhibited in major museums around the world, Marquesan art is n... .... Learn More
  5. Tiki

    Tiki: Marquesan Art and the Krusenstern expedition [Hardback]

    Elena Govor (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9789088906916
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 5
    Created across the six islands of a remote archipelago in eastern Polynesia, the art of the Marquesas is one of the world’s most distinctive and remarkable art traditions. Though exhibited in major museums around the world, Marquesan art is nevert... .... Learn More
  6. Pacific Presences (volume 1)

    Pacific Presences (volume 1): Oceanic Art and European Museums [Paperback]

    Lucie Carreau (Editor); Alison Clark (Editor); Alana Jelinek (Editor); Erna Lilje (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088905896
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 4.1
    The vast and extraordinary collections from the Pacific, collected from the late eighteenth century onwards, that are dispersed across ethnographic and other museums in Europe amount to hundreds of thousands of artefacts, ranging from seemingly qu... .... Learn More
  7. Collecting in the South Sea

    Collecting in the South Sea: The Voyage of Bruni d’Entrecasteaux 1791-1794 [Hardback]

    Bronwen Douglas (Editor); Fanny Wonu Veys (Editor); Billie Lythberg (Editor)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9789088905759
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 3
    This book is a study of ‘collecting’ undertaken by Joseph Antoine Bruni d’Entrecasteaux and his shipmates in Tasmania, the western Pacific Islands, and Indonesia. In 1791–1794 Bruni d’Entrecasteaux led a French naval expedition in search of t... .... Learn More
  8. Pacific Presences (volume 2)

    Pacific Presences (volume 2): Oceanic Art and European Museums [Hardback]

    Lucie Carreau (Editor); Alison Clark (Editor); Alana Jelinek (Editor); Erna Lilje (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £245.00

    ISBN: 9789088906275
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 4.2
    The vast and extraordinary collections from the Pacific, collected from the late eighteenth century onwards, that are dispersed across ethnographic and other museums in Europe amount to hundreds of thousands of artefacts, ranging from seemingly qu... .... Learn More
  9. Pacific Presences (volume 1)

    Pacific Presences (volume 1): Oceanic Art and European Museums [Hardback]

    Lucie Carreau (Editor); Alison Clark (Editor); Alana Jelinek (Editor); Erna Lilje (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088905902
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 4.1
    The vast and extraordinary collections from the Pacific, collected from the late eighteenth century onwards, that are dispersed across ethnographic and other museums in Europe amount to hundreds of thousands of artefacts, ranging from seemingly qu... .... Learn More
  10. Resonant Histories

    Resonant Histories: Pacific artefacts and the voyages of the HMS Royalist 1890-1893 [Paperback]

    Alison Clark (Editor); Eve Haddow (Contributor); Christopher Wright (Contributor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9789088906299
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 6
    This book explores a complex relational assemblage, a collection of 1481 Pacific artefacts brought together by Captain Edward Henry Meggs Davis, during the three voyages of HMS Royalist between 1890-1893. The collection is indicative not just... .... Learn More

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