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Nomads of the wind : a natural history of Polynesia / Peter Crawford.

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Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 996 CRA (Text) 50577010210934 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0563367075
  • ISBN: 9780563367079
  • Physical Description: 272 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: London : BBC Books, 1993.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 267) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Faraway heaven -- Birth and death of the noble savage -- Crossroads of the Pacific -- Cradle of Polynesia -- Nomads of the wind -- Burning their boats -- Land of man -- Outpost of the rising sun -- Theft of paradise -- Land of the long white cloud -- Pierced sky -- Glossary of Polynesian words -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Nomads of the Wind and the BBC TV series which it accompanies tell the epic story of the Polynesians--the tenacious ocean voyaging people who settled the Pacific.
Subject: Polynesia > History.
Natural history > Polynesia.
Natuurlijke historie.

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