History of Oceania & Pacific Islands
How The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy was achieved in 1893-An Imaginary Interview of Lorrin Thurston in 2010 By Michael M. Nakade Interviewer: Mr. Thurston, thank you for agreeing to an...
The Polynesians discovered more than a million oceanic islands, but among the most famous are Easter Island and Hawaii. Each island contained animals and plants that would have astounded the eyes of those early...
William Hooper and Ladd & Co. set out to make history in the Hawaiian Islands in the 1830s by setting up the first commercial sugar plantation.
This is the second part of the series and details the setting up of the new colony in Australia and the life of the convicts in this new land.
The handling of Tasmanian Aboriginals has been some of the most cruel and unnecessary in the history of Colonization. They were declared extinct by the colonial government and those living today are unrecognized and...
A concise history of convict transportation from Great Britain to Australia. this is the first installment of a series 'The Convicts'.
The Polynesians were an extraordinary people that explored the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, long before the birth of Captain Cook. They set out without any compasses or metal tools whatsoever. They were undoubtedly...
It's not the photos in this album that grabbed my attention, but the illustrations that were done long ago of many Australian towns, buildings and monuments. How so many have changed!
The 1856 Guano Islands Act encouraged Americans to search for and claim deserted islands containing large amounts of guano (bird poop) which is used to make fertilizer and gunpowder.
Now, we explore the weird and wonderful wildlife that inhabited the two largest islands discovered by the Polynesians- Madagascar and New Zealand.
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