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Pacific rising : the emergence of a new world culture

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: New York : Prentice-Hall Press, ©1991.
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"A brilliant portrait of the peoples, history, culture and politics of the Pacific by a gifted and critically acclaimed author who remains fascinated and enthralled by the ocean Herman Melville called 'the tide-beating heart of the earth.'"--Dust jacket inside cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Winchester, Simon.
Pacific rising.
New York : Prentice-Hall Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)608608859
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 0138077932 9780138077938 0788155911 9780788155918
OCLC Number: 23446694
Description: xiv, 496 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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"A brilliant portrait of the peoples, history, culture and politics of the Pacific by a gifted and critically acclaimed author who remains fascinated and enthralled by the ocean Herman Melville called 'the tide-beating heart of the earth.'"--Dust jacket inside cover.

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