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Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands

By: "Daws, Gavan"

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press:

Seller ID: 9780824803247

ISBN: 0824803248

Condition: very good

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Nathaniel's Nutmeg

By: "Milton, Giles"

Price: $8.25

Publisher: Sceptre:

Seller ID: 9780340696767

ISBN: 0340696761

Condition: GOOD

The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago -- remote, tranquil and now largely ignored. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, however, Run's harvest of nutmeg turned it into the most lucrative of the Spice Islands, precipitating a fierce and bloody battle between the all-powerful Dutch East India Company and a small band of ragtag British adventurers led by the intrepid Nathaniel Courthope. The outcome of the fight... View more info