ms Amsterdam Reading List}  January 27, 2013 -> February 6, 2013:

Pape'ete (French Polynesia) to Auckland, New Zealand


Dr. Charlie Urbanowicz / Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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

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 [For a lengthier list of references, please see:


L. Bergreen, 2003, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe.

Trevor Bentley, 1999, Pakeha Maori:  The Extraordinary Story of the Europeans who lived as Maori in Early New Zealand (Penguin Books).

James Bradley, 2010, The Imperial Cruise:  A Secret History of Empire and War (Little Brown).

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).

John Crawford, 2000, Kia Kaha:  New Zealand in the Second World War (Oxford University Press).

Paul Gauguin, 1897 [1901], Noa Noa (Translated from the French by P.F. Theis) (NY: The Noonday Press, 1951). [Gauguin's published journal of his initial stay in Tahiti, 1891-1893.]

Susan Greub et al., 2011, Gauguin Polynesia (Basel: Art Centre & Seattle Art Museum).

Max Hastings, 2011, Inferno:  The World At War, 1939-1945 (NY: A. A. Knopf).

K. R. Howe [Editor], 2006, Vaka Moana:  Voyages of the Ancestors (University of Hawai'i Press).

Douglas Lockwood, 1966, Australia's Pearl Harbor - Darwin 1942 [also published in 2005 as:  Australia under Attack:  The Bombing of Darwin-1942].

William Manchester and Paul Reid, 2012, The Last Lion:  Winston Spencer Churchill Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 (Little, Brown and Company).

Ienaga Saburo, 1968 [1978 English translation], The Pacific War, 1931-1945: A Critical Perspective on Japan's Role in World War II (NY: Pantheon Books).

Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2004, Mapping the Islands of the Pacific:  Islanders and Others (Including Cook and Darwin).

Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2005,  World War II Ends.

Stephen Walker, 2005, Countdown to Hiroshima: Shockwave (Harper Perennial).

Matthew Wright, 2003,  Pacific War:  New Zealand and Japan 1941-1945 (Auckland:  Reed Publishing).

E. Yellin, 2004, Our Mothers' War: American Women At Home And At The Front During World War II.

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