History of Oceania & Pacific Islands
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...
Now, we explore the weird and wonderful wildlife that inhabited the two largest islands discovered by the Polynesians- Madagascar and New Zealand.
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.
A look at Tapu or taboos in the cultures of Oceania. This analysis will look at Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia and how the cultures view Tapu.
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...
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...
Imagine saying goodbye to all your family and the only home you've ever known, sailing on the untamed seas of the Atlantic around Cape Horn to the Pacific, and landing at an uncivilized nation on the most isolated land...
Continuing the story of convict settlement in Australia, including explaining the convict system, forms of punishment, and the Rum Rebellion.
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