7 edition of discovery of the Pacific Islands found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Andrew Sharp.|
|LC Classifications||DU20 .S52 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 259 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||259|
|LC Control Number||84025237|
Pacific Islands, island geographic region of the Pacific Ocean. It comprises three ethnogeographic groupings—Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia—but conventionally excludes the neighbouring island continent of Australia, the Asia-related Indonesian, Philippine, and Japanese archipelagoes, and the. Get this from a library! The Pacific Islands: A Moana Discovery Book. [Paul Dichter] -- Welcome to the Pacific Islands! Join Moana, her friends, and her family as you explore the history, culture, and stories of these great islands.
Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries. Sketches from an earlys workbook, calculating the distance between two islands. and hasten his “discovery” of other Pacific islands. The people of the United States and many Pacific nations began a partnership in This partnership, at a time of great uncertainty in the early period of World War II, was forged with the hard labor of U.S. marines, sailors, airmen, and soldiers working with the men and women of Pacific Islands to build airstrips and naval facilities on remote places in Fiji, New Caledonia, Tonga, Samoa.
Howe, Kerry, Kiste, Robert, and Lal, Brij, ‘ Representations of Cultural Identities ’ Tides of History: the Pacific Islands in the Twentieth Century, University of Hawai’i Press, Howe, Kerry, ‘ The Fate of the “Savage” in Pacific Historiography ’, New Zealand Journal of History xi (). Pacific Islanders Pay Heavy Price for Abandoning Traditional Diet: Replacing Traditional Foods with Imported, Processed Food Has Contributed to the High Prevalence of Obesity and Related Health Problems in the Pacific Islands By Parry, Jane Bulletin of .
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The (European) Discovery of the Pacific Islands by A. Sharp (Author) ISBN Cited by: The author has made an intensive study of the early literature of the Pacific. In this book his purpose is to establish the true title to the discovery of the various islands of Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia by abstracting from the original records the relevant topographical, nautical, and other clues and comparing them with the modern : ABC-CLIO.
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out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price 5/5(3). The discovery of the Pacific Islands. [Andrew Sharp] -- Attempt to establish the true identity of discoverers of islands in the Polynesian, Melanesian, and Micronesian area, based on records of early European explorers.
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National Emergency Library. Top The discovery of the Pacific Islands by Sharp, Andrew. Publication date Topics Oceania -- Discovery and exploration Publisher Oxford, Clarendon PressPages: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: In this book his purpose is to establish the true title to the discovery of the various islands of Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia by abstracting from the original records the relevant topographical, nautical, and other clues and comparing them with the modern data.
Read this book on Questia. The Pacific Ocean, approximately one third of the earth's surface, is the setting for a world of islands which were originally occupied by people who achieved the greatest feats of maritime navigation in all human history.
The ruins of Nan Madol were used as the setting for a lost race story by A. Merritt, The Moon Pool (), in which the islands are called Nan-Tauach and the ruins are called the Nan-Matal.
Nan Madol and its history have been used as the basis of the novel Deep Fathom () written by James ated: (40th session). My home library has about "Pacific" titles. I'm pleased to add this book.
Hey, I may even buy a hardback edition. Here the author compares and contrast the histories of Islands (and major groups) all over the Pacific and does it very well.
The coverage, Micronesian, Polynesian and Melanesian in one place is something seldom s: 6. Easter Island is reached by the Dutch, beginning a spate of European discovery in the islands of the Pacific Go to Easter Island (Chile) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.) See this event in other timelines.
Genre/Form: [Literature] Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sharp, Andrew, Discovery of the Pacific Islands. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 'Steven Roger Fischer's History of the Pacific Islands is an excellent book that provides encyclopedic coverage of the field.
It offers fascinating information not only to interested laymen, but also to students and experts working in the field and doing research in the area.'Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sharp, Andrew.
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Details *. At the age of twenty-six, Maarten Troost who had been pushing the snooze button on the alarm clock of life by racking up useless graduate degrees and muddling through a series of temp jobs decided to pack up his flip-flops and move to Tarawa, a remote South Pacific island /5(K).
The vast central Pacific was visited only by the Manila galleons and an occasional explorer. The south Pacific was first crossed by Spanish expeditions in the 16th century who discovered many islands including Tuvalu, the Marquesas, the Cook Islands, the Solomon Islands, and the Admiralty Islands, and later the Pitcairn and Vanuatu archipelagos.
A History of the Pacific Islands traces the human history of nearly one-third of the globe over a 50, year span. This is history on a grand scale, taking the islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia from prehistoric culture to the present day through a /5.
The Discovery of Islands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Written by one of the world's leading historians of political tho /5.History of the Pacific Islands marks the first time in forty years that a balanced and succinct introduction to the peoples of the Pacific islands has been made avaliable to students, travellers, and scholars.
Dr. Ian Campbell's informed and balanced perspective illuminates the development of the rich and fascinating variety of cultures of the Pacific islanders and their/5(1).Join Moana and friends as they explore the colorful history and culture of the Pacific Islands.
Learn about flora and fauna, village life, wayfaring, and more important STEM topics with the cast of Disney's Moana!Engaging nonfiction text and Disney character favorites keep readers entertained, while facts are presented in clear : Paul Dichter; Disney Storybook Artists.