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Te haerenga waka : Polynesian origins, migrations and navigation

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Title: Te haerenga waka : Polynesian origins, migrations and navigation
Authors: Taonui, Rawiri
Keywords: Polynesian navigation
LC Subject Headings: Polynesians--Origin.
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: University of Auckland
Abstract: This thesis investigates Polynesian origins, migrations, and navigation. The main issues it examines are the questions of where the ancestors of the Polynesians came from, and how they managed to settle the islands of Polynesia. The second question is itself twofold. Firstly there is the matter of the sequence and time that settlement occurred, and secondly there is the debate about whether or not settlement occurred as the result of accidental or deliberately navigated voyages.
Description: illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm. M. A. University of Auckland 1994.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 357-387).
Photocopy. [Auckland] : University of Auckland Library, [1996?]
"M. A. Thesis, University of Auckland 1994"
Pages/Duration: 387 leaves.
Rights: This M.A. thesis has been digitized from a photocopy provided by the University of Auckland Library. It is being made available online for research purposes with permission of the author, Rawiri Taonui. Publication or further reproductions of this text are prohibited without permission of the author.
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