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            Tereraa : Voyaging And The Colonization Of Pacific Is
             

            Tereraa : Voyaging And The Colonization Of Pacific Is (Paperback)

            By Conte, Eric

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            This book looks at fundamental questions pertaining to the prehistory of Oceania. Suitable for students as well as others interested in the field, it provides a basic outline of canoe voyaging, navigation, ancient human settlements, some aspects of isolation and cultural differen...tiation and the colonization of the "Polynesian triangle".
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            ISBN 9782909790053
            Released NZ 26 Mar 2008
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            The Transit Of Venus: How A Rare Astronomical Alignment ChangedThe
              

            The Transit Of Venus: How A Rare Astronomical Alignment ChangedThe (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Adds, Peter; Edited by Varnham, Mary

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            On 8 June 2004, the planet Venus moved across the face of the sun. This title brings together a collection of essays from some of the scientists and historians that tell of the life-changing impact these types of cosmic events have had on the exploration and colonization of our o...wn planet.
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            ISBN 9780958262972
            Published NZ 1 May 2007
            Publisher Awa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Awa Science Series
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            Vaka Moana - Voyages of the Ancestors: The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific
              

            Vaka Moana - Voyages of the Ancestors: The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific (Hardback, Illustrated edition)

            By Howe, Kerry; Museum, Auckland

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            Published to accompany a major travelling exhibition opening at Auckland War Memorial Museum in November. Leading New Zealand and international scholars discuss the oral traditions f the great voyagers; the exploration of the Pacific; the various craft that made the voyages possi...ble; the meeting of two cultures (European & Pacific) in the 17th, 18th & 19th centuries; the navigations methods and the revival in traditional techniques of boat-building and long distance voyaging.
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            ISBN 9781869536251
            Published NZ 8 Aug 2017
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            An Ocean in Mind
                

            An Ocean in Mind (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Kyselka, Will

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            Poses a number of provocative questions about the ways in which the human mind acquires, utilizes and transmits different forms of knowledge. This theme is woven around the story of the Hokule'a, a re-creation of a traditional Polynesian sailing vessel that completed a roundtrip ...journey between Hawaii and Tahiti in 1980. Illust. B&W.
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            ISBN 9780824811129
            Released NZ 30 Sep 1987
            Publisher University of Hawai'i Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            We, the Navigators: Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific
                

            We, the Navigators: Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Lewis, David; Volume editor Oulton, Derek

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            The second edition of a classic firsthand account of 13,000 nautical miles navigated entirely without the benefit of modern navigational methods, under the guidance and instruction of island navigators who retain the ancient arts. Illust. B&W.

            ISBN 9780824815820
            Released NZ 30 May 1994
            Publisher University of Hawai'i Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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