The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

Attempt to establish the true identity of discoverers of islands in the Polynesian, Melanesian, and Micronesian area, based on records of early European explorers.

The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

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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The Discovery of the Pacific Islands
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Andrew Sharp
Categories: Oceania
Type: BOOK - Published: 1960 - Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon

Attempt to establish the true identity of discoverers of islands in the Polynesian, Melanesian, and Micronesian area, based on records of early European explorers.
Voyage of the Endeavour
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Alan Frost
Categories: Cook, James, 1728-1779
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Allen & Unwin

In this book you will discover what it meant to sail with Captain Cook into the uncharted waters of the South Pacific, why the Endeavour sought out the mysterious Great South Land and what kind of man Cook was.
Voyages of Discovery
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Lynne Withey
Categories: Oceania
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: William Morrow & Company

Examines the three voyages of Captain Cook into the Pacific, discusses the impact of European and Polynesian cultures on each other, and reviews the scientific discoveries of the voyages
Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of the Pacific Islands
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Max Quanchi, John Robson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-18 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The South Seas, as this region used to be called, conjured up images of adventure, belles and savages, romance and fabulous fortunes, but the long voyages of discovery and exploration of the vast Pacific Ocean were really an exercise in amazing logistics, navigation, hard grit, shipwreck and pure luck. The
Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jeff Evans
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Oratia Media Ltd

The science and stories behind the remarkable Polynesian settlement of the South Pacific and finally New Zealand, with plentiful illustrations and maps