Laurence Bergreen, 2003, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (NY: W. Morrow).
James Bradley, 2010, The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War (Little Brown).
Richard Bretell et al., 1988, The Art of Paul Gauguin (Washington: The National Gallery of Art).
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.]
John Costello, 1981, The Pacific War 1941-1945 (NY: HarperCollins).
Paul Gauguin, 1897 , 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.]
Thor Heyerdahl, 1950, Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft (Rand McNally & Company) [Self-evident from title: fascinating story about a still-controversial theory but well-worth reading.]
K. R. Howe [Editor], 2006, Vaka Moana: Voyages of the Ancestors [Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press].
William Manchester, 1979, Goodbye Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War (Boston: Little, Brown and Company).
James A. Michener, 1947, Tales of the South Pacific (Macmillan Edition). [Pulitzer Prize winner in 1948.]
Richard H. Minear, 1999, Dr. Seuss Goes To War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel (NY: The New Press). [Self-evident from title.]
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).
Dana Sobel, 1995, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (NY: Penguin Books). [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).
Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2004, Mapping The Islands of the Pacific: Islanders and Others (Including Cook and Darwin). http://www.csuchico.edu/~curbanowicz/PacificWAMLApril2004.html
Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2005, Tahiti: From 1971 To 2004/2005!. http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/Tahiti2005.htmlFor a presentation at the Anthropology Forum at California State University, Chico, on May 5, 2005.]
Emily Yellin, 2004, Our Mothers' War: American Women At Home And At The Front During World War II (NY: Free Press).
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