The Resource Vaka moana : voyages of the ancestors : the discovery and settlement of the Pacific, editor K.R. Howe

Vaka moana : voyages of the ancestors : the discovery and settlement of the Pacific, editor K.R. Howe

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Vaka moana : voyages of the ancestors : the discovery and settlement of the Pacific
Title
Vaka moana
Title remainder
voyages of the ancestors : the discovery and settlement of the Pacific
Statement of responsibility
editor K.R. Howe
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Language
eng
Awards note
  • Montana New Zealand Books Awards History, 2007
  • Montana New Zealand Book Awards, 2007: History.
  • Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2007 History Winner.
  • History winner, Montana New Zealand Book awards, 2007 ; Finalist, Montana New Zealand Book awards, 2007.
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NZNB
Dewey number
996
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Vaka moana : voyages of the ancestors : the discovery and settlement of the Pacific, editor K.R. Howe
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Vaka moana : voyages of the ancestors : the discovery and settlement of the Pacific, editor K.R. Howe
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-350) and index
Contents
  • 1. The last frontier / K. R. Howe -- 2. Polynesian oral traditions / Rawiri Taonui -- 3. Voyaging and settlement / Geoffrey Irwin -- 4. Ocean sailing canoes / Ben Finney -- 5. Navigation / Ben Finney and Sam Low -- 6. Pacific voyaging after the exploration period -- 7. Two worlds / Anne Salmond -- 8. Western ideas about islanders' origins / K. R. Howe -- 9. Renaissance / Ben Finney
  • Celestial navigation -- Waka design and construction techniques --
  • The last frontier / K. R. Howe -- Polynesian oral traditions / Rawiri Taonui -- Voyaging and settlement / Geoffrey Irwin -- Ocean sailing canoes / Ben Finney -- Navigation / Ben Finney and Sam Low -- Pacific voyaging after the exploration period / Roger Neich -- Two worlds / Anne Salmond -- Western ideas about islander's origins / K. R. Howe -- Renaissance / Ben Finney
  • Celestial navigation
  • 1. The last frontier / K. R. Howe -- 2. Polynesian oral traditions / Rawiri Taonui -- 3. Voyaging and settlement / Geoffrey Irwin -- 4. Ocean sailing canoes / Ben Finney -- 5. Navigation / Ben Finney and Sam Low -- 6. Pacific voyaging after the exploration period / Roger Neich -- 7. Two worlds / Anne Salmond -- 8. Western ideas about islanders' origins / K.R. Howe -- 9. Renaissance / Ben Finney
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-350) and index. -1. The last frontier / K. R. Howe -- 2. Polynesian oral traditions / Rawiri Taonui -- 3. Voyaging and settlement / Geoffrey Irwin -- 4. Ocean sailing canoes / Ben Finney -- 5. Navigation / Ben Finney and Sam Low -- 6. Pacific voyaging after the exploration period / Roger Neich -- 7. Two worlds / Anne Salmond -- 8. Western ideas about islanders' origins / K.R. Howe -- 9. Renaissance / Ben Finney
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11171525
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30 cm.
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Extent
360 p.
Isbn
9781869536251
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1227897
  • (Nz)11171525
  • (OCoLC)122976875
  • (Sirsi) HK_92333

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