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The Resilience of Easter Island By Sebastiaan Roeling
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Easter Island is known for the megalithic statues called moai. It is assumed that deforestation of the island by the Rapa Nui led to a cultural collapse. A brief period of prosperity was followed by... More > a long period of chaos due to the misuse of natural resources to transport the spectacular moai. When Roggeveen visited the island, the Rapa Nui would have been hungry thieves, prostitutes and cannibals. Easter Island became an example to environmentalists as a warning for the entire planet. Roeling shows that the current image of Easter Island is completely false. He demonstrates that the use of firewood is the true reason of deforestation. However, while describing all aspects of Rapa Nui culture, religion and history, he also shows that deforestation did not led to famine, war and cannibalism. The loving and caring Rapa Nui developed innovative changes in agriculture and a new birdmancult to restore the order on the island. Their resilience is an example for the entire world rather than a warning.< Less
Alfred Sadd of the Gilberts: A Memoir By Nelson Bitton
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First published in 1944, this small book is a gem, worthy of a place with the best of Christian biography. Alfred Sadd, missionary to the Gilberts, did not desert the people in their hour of danger,... More > and so he sacrificed his life. His customary greeting: “Hello, I’m Sadd. But I’m not!” seemed to epitomise his irrepressible spirit and enthusiasm. The original book ran into three editions. We are now pleased to present the first new edition in sixty years.< Less
Alfred Sadd of the Gilberts: A Memoir By Nelson Bitton
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First published in 1944, this small book is a gem, worthy of a place with the best of Christian biography. Alfred Sadd, missionary to the Gilberts, did not desert the people in their hour of danger,... More > and so he sacrificed his life. His customary greeting: “Hello, I’m Sadd. But I’m not!” seemed to epitomise his irrepressible spirit and enthusiasm. The original book ran into three editions. We are now pleased to present the first new edition in sixty years.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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