Taimanu na Ini

Author(s):

 Peter R. Onedera(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
University of Guam Press, Taiguini Books
Year of Publication:
2018
Illustrator:

Format:
Paperback
Price: $15.00

This lyrical collection of CHamoru poetry features the reflections of Master Storyteller, author and poet Peter Onedera. Taimanu na Ini highlights the physical beauty of Guam, while tackling modern-day issues including the importance of preserving the CHamoru language and culture. Onedera’s heartfelt poetry presents history through his eyes, expresses his appreciation for Guam’s historical symbols, tackles political debates, and portrays the island lifestyle. Onedera has actively been involved in preserving the indigenous language and culture of the Marianas Islands as a storyteller, playwright, educator, author, and poet. He received the Master Storyteller Award presented by the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency in 2015. He is also a member of the CHamoru Language Commission.

University of Guam: Ina, Diskubre, Setbe

Author(s):

 University of Guam(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
University of Guam Press
Year of Publication:
2018
Illustrator:

Format:
Hardcover
Price: $40.00

University of Guam: Ina, Diskubre, Setbe celebrates the dynamic role the University of Guam plays in Guam and Micronesia. The hardcover book offers a pictorial glimpse of the ways that UOG lives its mission statement of ina, diskubre, setbe--to enlighten, discover, and serve. This publication chronicles the university's role in the local community and gives readers a comprehensive view of the unique education provided by UOG that is offered nowhere else in the world. Readers can learn about the university's programs and offerings, as well as gain a greater understanding of how UOG is dedicated to the betterment of both Guam and the Micronesian region through service and scholarship.

Lina'la': Portraits of Life at Litekyan

Author(s):

 Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
University of Guam Press
Year of Publication:
2018
Illustrator:

Format:
Hardcover
Price: $42.00

Litekyan (Ritidian) in northern Guam is one of the only places on the island where every period of human life can still be traced. Lina'la: Portraits of Life at Litkeyan features an incredible collection of photos capturing the people, plants, wild and sea life, landscapes, water resources, artifacts, and legacies of Litekyan, spanning 3,500 years of life. This unique and powerful publication not only provides valuable information about such a significant historic and cultural site, but also about the history of the CHamoru people.

History of the Mariana Islands

Author(s):

 Luis de Morales, S.J. & Charles Le Gobien, S.J. Edited and commented by: Alexandre Coello de la Rosa(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
MARC
Year of Publication:
2016
Illustrator:

Format:
Hardcover
Price: $20

Histoire des isles Marianes (History of the Mariana Islands), written in Paris in 1700, provides a detailed glimpse into a tumultuous and critically significant period in the history of the Mariana Islands and the Chamorro people – the period commonly referred to as the Spanish-Chamorro Wars.

I Atfabeton Chamorro: The ABCs of Chamorro

Author(s):

 Cyrus Segawa Konstantinakos and Chamorro Studies Students from the University of Guam(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
UOG Press
Year of Publication:
2016
Illustrator:

Format:
Paperback and hardcover
Price: $25 for paperback and $35 for hardcover

The Mariana Islands, 1884-1887: Random Notes (Second Edition)

Author(s):

 Francisco Olive y Garcia, Translated and Annotated by: Marjorie G. Driver(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
MARC
Year of Publication:
2006
Illustrator:

Format:
Hardcover
Price: $20

This report written by Governor Francisco Olive contains his insights about the social, political, and economic conditions of the Marianas. He focuses on the underdevelopment of the islands and draws the Spanish Government to look back at the colony’s history, specifically the second half of the 19th century. The report reflects the colonial mentality of Olive, who stresses the responsibility of the Spanish Government to the inhabitants of the Marianas, leaving unchallenged the right of Spain to maintain its sovereignty over the islands.

The Massacre at Atåte

Author(s):

 Jose M. Torres(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
MARC
Year of Publication:
2015
Illustrator:

Format:
Paperback
Price: $18

This book tells the story of the courageous people of Malesso', an idyllic village in southern Guam. During the Japanese occupation, after scores of their people were killed, a group of men rose up in a little-known place called Atåte, where they fought and massacred the Japanese to protect their families and, in doing so, liberated themselves.

The Search for a Cause: An Anthropological Perspective on a Neurological Disease in Guam, Western Pacific

Author(s):

 Verena Keck(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
MARC
Year of Publication:
2011
Illustrator:

Format:
Hardcover
Price: $40

In this anthropological study of a neurodegenerative disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Parkinsonism-Dementia Complex (ALS/PDC) in Guam, Western Pacific, Verena Keck intertwines three separate perspectives of history, medicine, and anthropology.

Chronicle of the Mariana Islands Recorded in the Agaña Parish Church 1846-1899

Author(s):

 Father Aniceto Ibanez del Carmen, O.A.R. & Father Francisco Resano del Corazón de Jesús, O.A.R. o Translated, Annotated, and Edited by: Marjorie G. Driver & Omaira Brunal-Perry(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
MARC
Year of Publication:
1998
Illustrator:

Format:
Hardcover
Price: $20

Guam Diary of Naturalist Antonio De Pineda, 1792

Author(s):

 Marjorie G. Driver (Editor), Victor F. Mallada (Translator)(Author) 

Publisher / Imprint:
MARC
Year of Publication:
1990
Illustrator:

Format:
Paperback
Price: $7

Antonio de Pineda y Ramirez was both a military officer and scientist for the Spanish crown, being most famous for his botanical research. Heading the scientific expedition under the auspices of King Carlos III, he sailed across the world collecting data in different countries, which eventually lead him to the Mariana Islands in 1792. After spending twelve days on Guam, he observed both the geological and zoological aspects of Fort Santo Angel, a small fortification at the entrance to Umatac Bay. Shortly after his departure from Guam, he passed away, leaving behind valuable scientific information about the island.

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