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Intensive Course In Tongan

Author : Eric B. Shumway
ISBN : OCLC:312967827
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Author : Martin Daly
ISBN : 9780824831967
Genre : History
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Praise for the first edition: Tonga is unique among bibliographies in its perception and understanding, and in its affection for Tonga and its people. . . . Daly s work stands on exceptionally sound foundations. . . . His summaries are excellent, indeed, but Daly writes always with the authority of first-hand knowledge, with a keen eye for the essential, and the ability to interpret and clarify obscurities. . . . A trustworthy introduction to Tonga in all its diversity, a splendid point de depart for all, layman or scholar, needing a reliable guide to the essential literature about this remarkable Polynesian kingdom. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies The book is so arranged that it is easy to locate any of the items listed. . . . I found myself spending pleasant hours perusing Daly s comments on the different publications.. . . I hope the rumor of a second, revised edition of this bibliography is true. Journal of the Polynesian Society Tonga is a fascinating and subtle combination of a traditional Polynesian kingdom the only one to survive the impact of colonization in the nineteenth century and remain independent and a thoroughly Christian country. This comprehensive bibliography is a selective guide to the most significant and accessible English-language books, papers, and articles on every aspect of the kingdom s history, culture, arts, politics, environment, and economy. It is a much updated and expanded edition of the original version that was published in 1999 as part of the World Bibliographical Series, with the addition of more than 200 new entries. Each of the approximately 600 described and annotated items is organized under broad subject headings, and indexed by author, title, and subject. In addition and new to this edition all known Ph.D. theses, although not annotated, are shown within their appropriate subject categories and indexed. Also new is a section on the most important Tonga-related websites. A general introduction describes the Tongan kingdom, its history and society, and its current situation. Tonga: A New Bibliography will be an invaluable resource for anyone with a serious interest in Tonga and an indispensable volume for academic libraries, reference collections, and policy makers focused on the Pacific islands. "

Functional Tongan English English Tongan Dictionary

Author : Thomas Schneider (Ph.D.)
ISBN : 1875627790
Genre : English language
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This second edition has been revised and rewritten to reflect current advances in technology and the sciences. Provides a section of specialised vocabulary in areas such as medicine, computer science, law, agriculture and engineering. Also contains English-Tongan, Tongan-English sections of words in general use.

Tonga Language The Tonga Phrasebook And Dictionary

Author : Afa Tesi
ISBN : 1534835512
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This guide to Tonga language collects the most common Tonga phrases and expressions as well as an English-Tonga/Tonga-English dictionary. This phrasebook includes greetings, food items, directions, sightseeing and many other categories of expressions that will help anyone wanting to learn Tonga. This phrasebook is a must for anyone wanting to learn Tonga.

Island Kingdom

Author : Ian Campbell
ISBN : 1927145694
Genre : History
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The book is a comprehensive, up-to-date, authoritative but readable account of Tongan society from its origins 3000 years ago to the present. It discusses its archaeology, the development of traditional society, and the transition of that society to modernity. Social change, economic development and political change are dominant themes. The island kingdom of Tonga, situated in the South Pacific about a third of the way between New Zealand and Hawai i, was probably the first part of Polynesia to be settled by humans, about 3,000 years ago. Periods of isolation alternated with periods of regular contact with neighbouring island groups while Tongan culture developed its distinctive variant of the Polynesian theme. Modern Tonga was molded by dramatic changes in the nineteenth century during which the population converted to Christianity, and a formal state was established under a written constitution. As a result of benign British supervision, Tonga was the only Pacific archipelago not to be formally controlled by a European power. After two or three generations of tranquil consolidation, late in the twentieth century a vigorous and ambitious king forced his country into a trajectory of economic development and rapid social change, which eventually created a demand for political reform and democratization. Tonga is less isolated, more prosperous and yet seemingly more troubled now than at any time in its history."

The Student S English Tongan And Tongan English Dictionary

Author : 'Ofa Thompson
ISBN : OCLC:909255312
Genre : Tongan language
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Tongan Herbal Medicine

Author : W. A. Whistler
ISBN : 1985674416
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This book is aimed at students, plant conservationists, biodiversity specialists, doctors studying alternative medicine, and anyone who wants to learn about the rich Tongan culture and its herbal medicine heritage. Seventy-seven of the most commonly used medicinal plants in Tonga are described and arranged in alphabetical order by Tongan name.

My First Tongan 200 Picture Word Book

Author : Gerard Aflague
ISBN : 1542585562
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This is a 50+ page book with vivid pictures that highlights 200 images described in Tongan and English. It's a wonderful resource that can be used to share a variety of words with children and teach them about the language of Tonga in Polynesia.

Thinking English Translation

Author : Stella Cragie
ISBN : 9781351859189
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Thinking English Translation is a practical guide to analysing and translating English source texts. Section I focuses on pre-translation analysis where students are guided to consider the features of a variety of English texts and the various implications for translation into other languages. Section II examines language variety in English in more detail and provides strategies for dealing with translation challenges in a wide range of text types. Thinking English Translation gives students a framework for a better understanding of how to approach source texts in order to tackle translation assignments, whether in class or in the workplace, with confidence. Stella Cragie a Qualified Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, and former Principal Lecturer in Translation at the University of Westminster, is now a freelance translator. Ann Pattison is a former Senior Lecturer in Translation at the University of Westminster and now works as a freelance translator, editor and writer.

Queen S Lote Of Tonga

Author : Elizabeth Wood-Ellem
ISBN : 0824825292
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Written by a native Tongan scholar, this biography of Queen Salote seeks to describe the human being behind the ruler who was accorded almost mythic status. Wood-Ellem (U. of Melbourne) also discusses the Queen's consort and the politics and social structure of Tonga during the Queen's life. The text is based upon her doctoral thesis. c. Book News Inc.

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