January 2008} for the ms Amsterdam cruise [January 23, 2008 to February 10, 1008:  Bora Bora to Sydney]

 

Dr. Charles F. Urbanowicz / Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

California State University, Chico / Chico, California 95929-0400

530-898-6220 [Office: Butte 202]; 530-898-6192 [Department: Butte 311]; 530-898-6143 [FAX]

e-mail: curbanowicz@csuchico.edu / home page: http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban

 

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BELOW you have some references that might be of some value to you for future reading; please note that they all come from a large item entitled “Various Pacific References” available at: http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/PacificReferences.html.

 

 

Caroline Alexander, 2003, The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty (NY: Viking). [Self-evident from title.]

 

Dora Alves, 1999, The Maori And The Crown: An Indigenous People's Struggle For Self-Determination (Greenwood Press).  [Self-evident from title.]

 

Laurence Bergreen, 2003, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (NY: W. Morrow). [Self-evident from title.]

 

Stephen H. Brown, 2003, Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail (NY: St. Martin's Press). [Self-evident from title.] [This item, combined with Sobel 1995, provides excellent background for the problems of the navigators of the times.]

 

Inga Clendinnen, 2005, Dancing with Strangers: Europeans and Australians at First Contact (Cambridge University Press). [Self-evident from title.]

 

Peter Fitzsimons, 2004, Kokoda (Sydney, Australia: Hodder). [Excellent publication dealing with the battles on the "Kokoda Track" in New Guinea during World War II.]

 

Tony Horowitz, 2002, Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before (NY: Henry Holt and Company). [Self-evident from title.]

 

Robert Hughes, 1986, The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding (NY: Vintage Books). [Self-evident from title.]

 

Douglas Lockwood, 2005, Australia Under Attack: The Bombing of Darwin-1942 [first published in 1966 as Australia's Pearl Harbor] (New Holland Publishers Pty Ltd). 

 

Gavin Menzies, 2002, 1421: The Year China Discovered America (Transworld Publishers).  [Self-evident from title and a fascinating and controversial book!] 

 

James A. Michener, 1947, Tales of the South Pacific (Macmillan Edition). [Self-evident from title: Pulitzer Prize winner in 1948.]

 

Liz Reed, 2004, Bigger Than Gallipoli: War, History And Memory in Australia (University of Western Australia Press). [Self-evident from title.]

 

Dana Sobel, 1995, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (NY: Penguin Books). [Self-evident from title.] [This item, combined with Brown 2003, provides excellent background for the problems of the navigators of the times.]

 

David Stanley, 2004, Moon Handbooks: South Pacific, Eighth Edition (Emeryville, CA: Avalon Travel Publishing). [Self-evident from title.]

 

Robert K. Wilcox, 1985, Japan's Secret War (NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc.). [Convincing argument that Japan test-fired a nuclear device on the Korean peninsula on August 10, 1945, prior to their surrender in September, 1945.]

 

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