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Pacific Studies: Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Pacific Studies Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

These sources are useful for checking facts or definitions and for gathering background material. The following list of authoritative print and online resources has been selected by your Librarian to help you with your research.


Encyclopedias and General Reference

The Cambridge history of the Pacific Islanders
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Encyclopedia of world cultures
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference GN 307 .E56

Historical dictionary of Oceania
Macmillan Brown Library DU 10 .H673 1981

Historical dictionary of the discovery and exploration of the Pacific Islands
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa Room. Library use only DU 19 .Q1 2005

The Pacific Islands : an encyclopedia
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference DU 17 .E56 2000

Political and economic encyclopaedia of the Pacific
Central Library DU 10 .P769

The South Pacific
Macmillan Brown Library HN 930.7 .C938 2001

Te Ara : the encyclopedia of New Zealand.
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Who's who in Asia and the Pacific nations.
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference CT 2775 .W6285

Who's who in Pacific navigation
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference DU 19 .D922

World War II in the Pacific : an encyclopedia
Central Library D 767 .W9271 2001

Writers from the South Pacific : a bio-bibliographic critical encyclopedia
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa Room. Library use only Z 4501 .S592

Language Dictionaries

Cook Islands Maori dictionary
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6499 .Z5 .B977

Hawaiian dictionary : Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6446 .P979 h 1986

A new Fijian dictionary
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6235 .Z5 .N532 1973

New Palauan-English dictionary
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 5434 .Z5 .J83 1990

The Oceanic languages
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6173 .O15 2002

The PNG concise dictionary
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PE 1628 .S655

Samoan dictionary : Samoan-English, English-Samoan
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6501 .Z5 .M659 1993

South Pacific phrasebook
Macmillan Brown Library P 381 .P3 .S726

A Tahitian and English dictionary : with introductory remarks on the Polynesian language and a short grammar of the Tahitian dialect :with an appendix containing a list of foreign words used in the Tahitian Bible, in commerce, etc., with the sources from whence they have been derived
Macmillan Brown Library PL 6515 .Z5 .T129 1851a

Tohi vagahau Niue = Niue language dictionary : Niuean-English, with English-Niuean finderlist
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6481 .Z5 .T645

Tongan dictionary : Tongan-English and English-Tongan
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6531 .Z5 .C563

Tusiupu Sāmoa : the Sāmoan dictionary of Papaāli?i Dr. Semisi Ma?ia?i.
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa Room. Library use only PL 6501 .Z5 .S471 2010

Tuvaluan dictionary : Tuvaluan-English, English-Tuvaluan
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference PL 6541 .Z5 .J12 2001

Atlases

Atlas of the South Pacific
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference G 2867 .S7 .N532 1986

Cultural atlas of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa Room. Library use only GF 798 .N695

Jacaranda atlas of the Pacific Islands
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference G 2860 .Q1 2003

Bibliographies

Australasia and South Pacific islands bibliography
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa room reference Z 4001 .T368

Tonga : a new bibliography
Macmillan Brown Library Aotearoa Room. Library use only Z 4941 .D153 2009

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