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The Japanese invaded the Solomon Islands in May 1942 and in February 1943, after an epic six-month struggle, they were expelled from the island. The campaign was eventually successful but only after some of the bitterest fighting of World War II.
Raw, confronting and honest, UFC champion Mark Hunt's inspiring autobiography shows it is possible to defy the odds and carve a better life.
Volkerschauen, or human ethnological displays, promised to take visitors "around the world for fifty pennies," providing a popular entertainment in Germany. Many Samoans of high social status traveled to Germany to take part and forge political ties.
Based on the author's unique and moving life story. Jane Schwalger-Wyatt was born the illegitimate child of a wealthy plantation owner's nephew and a traditional village girl on the Polynesian island of Samoa.
Samoan poetry and literature of the 21st century. Text in Samoan.
Literary criticism and interpretation of the Bible in Samoan.
Based on papers presented at the Special Session of the Pacific Arts Association, this book contains multiple papers on Pacific art, collection, and ethnography.
The first Bible dictionary written in the Samoan language, Taeao Mua, is the result of a seven-year “labour of love” for Reverend Dr. Ioane Asalele Lefauaitu Afoa.
Reprint of the 1918 publication by Whitcombe and Tombs. A history of Samoa covering from prior to 1830 up until 1917.
An etiquette guide to forms of address for Samoan chiefs in different villages. Text in Samoan.
Mythology, legends, and folklore of the Samoan Islands. Text in Samoan and English.
Factual essays woven into his stories convey the author's impressions of the beautiful Pacific Islands.
Born in Sydney to a Samoan mother and Londoner father, Tim Cahill grew up a long way from his father's beloved West Ham. After attaining cult-hero status among football fans, he signed for Everton, where he would enjoy a stellar international career.
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