Sea routes to Polynesia.

With editorial notes by Karl Jettmar and a foreword by Hans W:son Ahlmann.
  • 232 Pages
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Allen and Unwin , London
South Pacific Ocean -- Hi
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LC ClassificationsDU510 H453 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination232p.
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Open LibraryOL17379997M

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 7. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Heyerdahl, Thor. Sea routes to Polynesia. Chicago, Rand McNally [] (OCoLC) Sea routes to Polynesia --Possible American routes before Columbus --Plant evidence for American contacts --Inncas lead the Spaniards to Polynesia --Balsa raft navigation --Archaeology in the Galapagos Islands --The coconuts on Cocos Island --The statues of Easter Island --The composite culture of Easter Island.

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The famous Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl led the first archaeological expedition to Easter Island in In he gave a series of lectures to the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography in Stockholm.

His lectures can be read in his book, Sea Routes to Polynesia. Sea Routes to Polynesia was read by Mr. Heyerdahl at a dinner in honor of The Fellows of The University Museum in April of The article presents, in a very much shortened version, the major conclusions that he first discussed at length in his book American Indians in the Pacific.

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Traditional Polynesian navigation was used for thousands of years to make long voyages across thousands of miles of the open Pacific Ocean. Navigators travelled to small inhabited islands using wayfinding techniques and knowledge passed by oral tradition from master to apprentice, often in the form of song.

Generally, each island maintained a guild of navigators who had very high status; in. "In Sea People, Pacific historian Christina Thompson tells of the European discovery of the Polynesians and the island people's opening to the world.". Polynesia is a triangle "of ten million square miles in the middle of the Pacific Ocean defined by the three points of Author: Christina Thompson.

Polynesia's Genius Navigators. They sailed the sea hundreds of years before Europeans, using voyaging canoes crafted from island materials and stone tools.

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The Polynesians approached the open. Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tuːr ˈhæ̀ɪəɖɑːl]; October 6, – Ap ) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and ahl is notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition inin which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu : Mungo Park Medal ().

Ancient seafaring Maritime prehistory. There are indications as stone tools and traces left on a rhinoceros skeleton that suggest early hominids crossed the sea and colonized the Philippine island of Luzon in a time frame as early astoyears ago.

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Boitov and D. Tumarkin, “Navigational Conditions of Sea Routes to Polynesia,” in Archaeology at the 11th Pacific Science Congress, Papers Presented at the XI Pacific Science Congress, Tokyo, August–Septembered. Wilhelm Solheim, University of Hawaii, Asian and Pacific Archaeology Series, vol.

1 (Honolulu: Social Research Institute, ), pp. 88–; Edward P. Lanning. Then, from this nuclear region of East Polynesia, voyagers explored the length and breadth of the Polynesian triangle, reaching the distant islands of Hawai'i (by at least AD), Easter.

Polynesia (UK: / ˌ p ɒ l ɪ ˈ n iː z i ə /, US: /-ʒ ə /; from Greek: πολύς polys "many" and Greek: νῆσος nēsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1, islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific indigenous people who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are termed Polynesians, sharing many similar traits including language family.

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History & Politics-- Several early English and French. This book is both an introduction to Polynesia for interested students and a thought-provoking synthesis for scholars charting new directions and posing possibilities for future research.

Scholars outside Polynesian studies will find the perspectives it offers important and its comprehensive bibliography an invaluable resource.

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