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Palau Sea Kayaking and Snorkeling

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Item EXPAC230. Buy these 4 items as a set for $88 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

A History of the Pacific Islands

PAC04
David Hackett Fischer
St. Martins
2013
368
0230362699
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief, authoritative history of the Pacific Islands from earliest habitation, through European influence, to the emergence of modern independent island nations.
$39.99

Coral Reef Fishes

DIV05
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Princeton University Press
2002
400
0691089957
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact handbook features 2,500 illustrations of shallow-water fishes around the world.
$24.95

Federated States of Micronesia and Palau

PAC324
Ben Cook
Aa Balkema
2010
234
0982261934
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Written by former Peace Corps volunteers with intimate knowledge of Micronesia, this guide introduces travelers to the history and the culture of the region's many islands with insight on lesser known locales and helpful sections on diving and snorkeling.
$18.95

Palau Guide Map

PAC323
Franko's Maps
Frankos Maps
2011
1
160190200X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, laminated map of Palau that doubles as a reference for snorkelers and scuba divers. One side includes a wealth of information for snorkelers and the other offers tourist guidance and close-ups of Koror and Peleliu.
$11.99

Reference Map of Oceania, The Pacific Islands of Micronesia, Polynesia, Melanesia

PAC07
James A. Bier
University of Hawaii Press
2009
2
082483108X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided sheet shows the whole Pacific from Hawaii west to French Polynesia, Micronesia and Papua New Guinea (1:17,460,000) with detailed maps of 52 islands and island chains on the reverse.
$9.99

Lonely Planet South Pacific

PAC120
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
608
1786572184
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, detailed and practical guide to travel in the South Pacific from the Solomon Islands across to Pitcairn.
$29.99

The Basic Book of Sea Kayaking

OCE54
Derek C. Hutchinson
Globe Pequot Press
2007
96
0762742836
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A brief guide to the fundamentals of sea kayaking by a leading authority -- a useful introduction for the beginner and a review for experienced paddlers. With 50 color illustrations.
$12.95

Dive Atlas of the World

OCE152
Jack Jackson
Falcon Press
2010
300
1592289533
HARD COVER
Sport
0
0
0
0
With contributions by local experts, this oversized guide -- equipped with superb maps and hundreds of photographs -- highlights coral reefs and dive sites world wide. Edited and with spectacular underwater photography by Jack Jackson.
$49.95

Islanders, The Pacific in the Age of Empire

PAC234
Nicholas Thomas
Yale University Press
2012
356
030018056X
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
Thomas explores the rich and surprising history of encounters, not only between Islanders and Europeans, but among Islanders, in the wake of the discoveries of Captain Cook.
$28.00

Nest in the Wind, Adventures in Anthropology on a Tropical Island

PAC37
Martha C. Ward
Waveland Press
2005
178
1577663683
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A memoir of anthropological research among the peoples of Ponhpei in Micronesia.
$19.95

The People of the Sea, Environment, Identity, and History in Oceania

PAC310
Paul D'Arcy
University of Hawaii Press
2008
292
0824832973
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
D'Arcy looks at the oceangoing traditions of the peoples of the Pacific from 1770 to the present in this scholarly but accessible overview.
$25.00

Oceanic Art

PAC06
Nicholas Thomas
Thames & Hudson
1995
216
0500202818
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, cogent and colorful overview of the gorgeous art of the Pacific Islands. Organized thematically with 182 illustrations, 26 in color.
$19.95

On the Road of the Winds

PAC101
Patrick Vinton Kirch
University of California Press
2001
424
0520234618
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An excellent scholarly review of the prehistory and archaeology of Pacific civilizations before European contact.
$42.95

The Happy Isles of Oceania

PAC03
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2006
480
061865898X
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
The peripatetic author flies off to Australia and New Zealand with a kayak and ends up exploring much of Melanesia and Polynesia, including Tonga, Fiji and the Marquesas, in this wickedly funny, wide-ranging tale.
$16.95

The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia

PAC214
Adrienne L. Kaeppler
Oxford University Press
2008
210
0192842382
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Kaeppler covers the range of textiles, bark cloth, body ornament carving and ornament found throughout the Pacific in this lively, authoritative survey. With 100 illustrations, most in full color.
$27.95

The Fragile Edge, Diving and Other Adventures in the South Pacific

PAC173
Julia Whitty
Lightning Source
2008
304
0618197168
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Whitty illuminates coral reefs, their inhabitants and the pleasures of diving in this memoir of underwater adventures in Rangiroa, Tuvalu and Moorea. Winner of the 2008 Kiriyama Prize and John Burroughs Medal.
$18.95

The Island of the Colorblind

PAC44
Oliver Sacks
Vintage Books
1997
320
0375700730
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Sacks examines an unusually large population of colorblind people in the remote Pacific.
$15.95

30 Days in the South Pacific, True Stories of Escape to Paradise

PAC159
James O'Reilly (Editor), Sean O'Reilly (Editor), Larry Habegger (Editor)
Traveler's Tales
2005
226
193236126X
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This anthology, which presents its stories as a month-long journey, features 30 tales of visitors and vagabonds taken in by the South Pacific.
$14.95

South Sea Tales

PAC85
Jack London
Modern Library
1985
384
0486419126
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
London draws on his voyages aboard the Snark in 1907-09 though Polynesia and the Solomons for these eight tales, vividly evoking the turn-of-the-century colonial Pacific.
$16.00

Great Migrations

BST162
K.M. Kostyal
National Geographic
2010
304
1426206445
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This companion book to the National Geographic series captures the drama of not just the Africa plains but of diverse creatures from butterflies and crabs to penguins and whales on the move across land and sea.
$35.00

Ocean Duets

OCE107
Michele Westmoreland, Sylvia Earle (Introduction)
2006
96
1555916139
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This stunning portfolio of sea life celebrates the ocean's biodiversity with great color photographs and informative text.
$12.95

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

Reef and Shore Fishes of the South Pacific, New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands

PAC161
John Randall
University of Hawaii Press
2005
770
0824826981
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This extraordinary handbook by leading authority John Randall features 2,018 color illustrations of South Pacific fishes.
$77.00

Reef Fish Identification, Tropical Pacific

DIV49
Paul Humann, Ned Deloach, Gerald Allen, Roger Steene
New World Publications
2015
450
1878348604
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide to Indo-Pacific reef fishes features 2,500 color photographs.
$48.00

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A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific

HWI32
H. Douglas Pratt
Princeton University Press
1987
409
0691023999
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This landmark field guide with chapters on the islands and habitats features superb color plates by Pratt and a checklist of birds.
$49.95

The Diver's Handbook

DIV26
Alan Mountain
Lyons Press
2009
160
0762750731
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for beginning divers, this illustrated handbook covers everything from equipment and health to conservation.
$24.95

Pacific Journeys

PAC183
Peter Hendrie
University of Hawaii Press
2003
224
0957740204
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A striking portfolio of 330 color photographs of the people, nature and landscape of the region, Hendrie's gorgeous book includes images from his many journeys to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, to Tahiti and the Marquesas, Tonga, Fiji, Easter Island and Hawaii over the last 20 years.
$45.00