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Romance of the Pacific By Richard Calhoun
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Many of the recipes are also found in nearby countries. The book starts with American Samoa, and ends in the Wallis and Futuna Islands, twenty-three countries with more than 50 recipes.
A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War By C.F. Gordon-Cumming
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In this collection of letters to Lady Gordon, Eisa,and her sister, Nell, C.F. Gordon-Cumming writes about her experiences in the South Pacific in a French man-of-war, the Seignelay. Gordon-Cumming... More > joins the mission of Samoa's Roman Catholic Bishop to visit parts of his diocese located in more than half of the South Seas. Along their cruise, she and the rest of the party visit Tonga, Vavau, Samoa, and Tahiti. Gordon-Cumming's cruise ends with her most enjoyed expedition of all, a ten-day ceremonial trip with the admiral, king, and queen to visit the districts on the main isles so the people can honor their new king and queen.< Less
The Embedded Village: An Analysis Of A Samoan Village And It'S Landscape Context By Jacqueline Margetts
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Landscape architectural mapping, interpretation and analysis are used to investigate a rural catchment under pressure in Samoa. The village of Manase, the focus of this study, is currently operating... More > several successful family-based tourist resorts. On the surface, the village and its associated resorts appear to be operating with a fairly high degree of social and environmental sustainability. This book investigates the landscape systems into which the village taps in order to understand the relationship between the village, the resorts and the environment.< Less
The Embedded Village: an analysis of a Samoan village and it's landscape context By Jacqueline Margetts
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Landscape architectural mapping, interpretation and analysis are used to investigate a rural catchment under pressure in Samoa. The village of Manase, the focus of this study, is currently operating... More > several successful family-based tourist resorts. On the surface, the village and its associated resorts appear to be operating with a fairly high degree of social and environmental sustainability. This book investigates the landscape systems into which the village taps in order to understand the relationship between the village, the resorts and the environment. ISBN 978-0-473-14018-2< Less
The Embedded Village: an analysis of a Samoan village and it's landscape context By Jacqueline Margetts
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Landscape architectural mapping, interpretation and analysis are used to investigate a rural catchment under pressure in Samoa. The village of Manase, the focus of this study, is currently operating... More > several successful family-based tourist resorts. On the surface, the village and its associated resorts appear to be operating with a fairly high degree of social and environmental sustainability. This book investigates the landscape systems into which the village taps in order to understand the relationship between the village, the resorts and the environment. ISBN 978-0-473-14018-2< Less
Nafanua: Saving the Samoan Rain Forest By Paul Alan Cox
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Ethnobotanist Paul Alan Cox traveled with his family to a remote Samoan village at the edge of a rain forest to search for new leads in treating cancer. Working with both native healers and the U.S.... More > National Cancer Institute, Cox discovered a promising new plant-derived drug, prostratin, for an equally serious malady: AIDS. The promise of this new drug lead was soon overshadowed by news that a logging company had started to destroy the rain forest where Cox first collected the plant that yielded prostratin. Cox launched an international campaign to stop the logging of the Falealupo Rain Forest. In Nafanua, he tells the moving story of those efforts, and his involvement in related campaigns to create a U.S. National Park in American Samoa and to place Samoa’s endangered flying foxes under international protection. Cox’s conservation efforts, however, were ultimately followed by a devastating series of events that threatened the lives of himself, his family, the villagers, and everything they had worked for.< Less
Travel Journal Apia By E Locken
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Travel Journal Apia - Keep a diary of your holiday / vacation to Apia, Samoa. Includes diary, budget planner, activity planner, packing checklist and other useful aids to help you record and... More > remember every aspect of your trip.< Less
Island Boy Photobook: Pacific Island Tours By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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For 35 years (1971 to 2006), Arnold was an auditor with the U.S. Department of the Interior. His office audited the revenues, expenditures, and operations of the government of the U.S. Virgin... More > Islands. From 1997 to 2001, Arnold also supervised Interior's audit office on the island of Guam. That office audited the finances of the Pacific islands that receive Federal grants. In this second in a series of Island Boy Photobooks, Arnold presents a visual tour of the Pacific islands with more than 340 stunning, full color photographs and 13 maps. This photobook includes stops in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Palau, and the Hawaiian island of Oahu. This photobook not only highlights the beauty of these islands, but it also contains short histories of the sometimes violent history of the islands. The photobook would be a great souvenir for anyone who wants a keepsake of a treasured visit to the Pacific islands or a "wish list" for a future visit.< Less
Island Boy Photobook: Pacific Island Tours By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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For 35 years (1971 to 2006), Arnold was an auditor with the U.S. Department of the Interior. His office audited the revenues, expenditures, and operations of the government of the U.S. Virgin... More > Islands. From 1997 to 2001, Arnold also supervised Interior's audit office on the island of Guam. That office audited the finances of the Pacific islands that receive Federal grants. In this second in a series of Island Boy Photobooks, Arnold presents a visual tour of the Pacific islands with more than 340 stunning, full color photographs and 13 maps. This photobook includes stops in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Palau, and the Hawaiian island of Oahu. This photobook not only highlights the beauty of these islands, but it also contains short histories of the sometimes violent history of the islands. The photobook would be a great souvenir for anyone who wants a keepsake of a treasured visit to the Pacific islands or a "wish list" for a future visit.< Less
The House of the Octopus: Essays on the Real-Life "Cthulhu Cult" of the Pacific By Jason Colavito
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In “The Call of Cthulhu” (1926), H. P. Lovecraft described a global cult that worshiped the octopus-headed extraterrestrial god Cthulhu, his minions, and the megalithic undersea city in... More > the Pacific where they rested dead but dreaming until the day of Cthulhu’s glorious resurrection. While Lovecraft’s undersea monster drew on a number of mythic sources, surprisingly and unbeknownst to Lovecraft, there was a real religion in the Pacific that reproduced with uncanny accuracy the major details of the Cthulhu myth as given in the story. In Samoa the war god took the form of an octopus, lived in a great stone palace called the House of the Octopus, and was periodically reborn in a glorious resurrection. His followers prayed to him for blinding red rage. This book reprints five classic essays by scholars, missionaries, and travelers on the octopus god of the Pacific and his cult, including the startling details of what can be seen as a real-life "Cthulhu cult" of the Pacific.< Less

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