Australia & the Pacific

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  1. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Hardback]

    Julie Adams (Editor); Polly Bence (Editor); Alison Clark (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088905667
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 2
    This book brings together artists, curators, researchers and conservators to consider the significance of coconut fibre armour from the islands of Kiribati. Taking as its focus the armour found in museum collections, it investigates the historical... .... Learn More
  2. Health and Disease in the Prehistoric Pacific Islands

    Health and Disease in the Prehistoric Pacific Islands [Paperback]

    Hallie Buckley (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £34.00

    ISBN: 9781407314433
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2792
    This study was conducted using a sample from the Solomon Islands in Melanesia and another sample from two burial mounds in Tonga, Polynesia. The primary aim of the study was to assess whether the presence of malaria in Melanesia adversely affected... .... Learn More
  3. Malaita

    Malaita [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592012
    Published by : British Museum Press
    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. This book explore... .... Learn More
  4. Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist

    Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist [Hardback]

    Patrick Vinton Kirch (Author)

    Regular Price: £46.50

    Special Price: £32.00

    ISBN: 9780824853457
    Published by : University of Hawai'i Press
    Perhaps no scholar has done more to reveal the ancient history of Polynesia than noted archaeologist Patrick Vinton Kirch. For close to fifty years he explored the Pacific, as his work took him to more than two dozen islands spread across the ocea... .... Learn More
  5. Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £26.00

    ISBN: 9781407314242
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2762
    Early Polynesian social development, and its dispersal through migration, are hotly debated topics, though this development is thought to have been centred on Tonga. This thesis uses material from Tongan archaeological sites to attempt to form mor... .... Learn More
  6. The Archaeology of Community Emergence and Development on Mabuyag in the Western Torres Strait

    The Archaeology of Community Emergence and Development on Mabuyag in the Western Torres Strait [Paperback]

    Duncan Wright (Author)

    Regular Price: £22.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9781407314150
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2754
    Torres Strait lies at a crucial point both geographically and conceptually between Australia and the Pacific. This book examines methodologies used in both regions for examining bounded archaeological communities. It applies a model of social arch... .... Learn More
  7. Rice Bowls and Dinner Plates

    Rice Bowls and Dinner Plates [Paperback]

    Virginia Esposito (Author)

    Regular Price: £37.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9781407313160
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2674
    This volume details the results of the first intra-site examination of Chinese gold miners’ camps in Australia and the compositional analyses of Chinese-made ceramic vessels found there. Ceramic collections from five southeastern New South Wales g... .... Learn More
  8. Melanesia

    Melanesia [Hardback]

    Nicholas Thomas (Author); Elizabeth Bonshek (Author); Julie Adams (Author); Lissant Bolton (Editor); Ben Burt (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780714125961
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The British Museums uniquely important Melanesian collection is pre-eminent among early collections, and the 20,000 items it comprises are core to understanding the cultures of the western Pacific. The extraordinary art styles represented, from gr... .... Learn More
  9. Body Ornaments of Malaita, Solomon Islands

    Body Ornaments of Malaita, Solomon Islands [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780714125787
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The Kwara'ae and other peoples of Malaita island in Solomon Islands once dressed for special occasions in ornaments of glistening white shell and pearl shell, intricately carved turtle shell, strings and straps of shell money-beads and combs an... .... Learn More
  10. Tivaivai

    Tivaivai [Paperback]

    Andrea Eimke (Author); Susanne Kuchler (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780714125800
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Quilts generically known as tivaivai have been produced by women in the Cook Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, the Society Islands and elsewhere in Eastern Polynesia since the late 19th century, where they were a substitute for bark-cloth but als... .... Learn More

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