The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

Author: Andrew Sharp

Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon

ISBN: STANFORD:36105001644066

Category: Oceania

Page: 259

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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
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.
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
The Spanish Lake
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Oskar Hermann Khristian Spate
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11-01 - Publisher: ANU E Press

This work is a history of the Pacific, the ocean that became a theatre of power and conflict shaped by the politics of Europe and the economic background of Spanish America. There could only be a concept of &�the Pacific once the limits and lineaments of the ocean were set
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
The Journal of the Polynesian Society
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Polynesian Society (N.Z.)
Categories: Polynesia
Type: BOOK - Published: 1962 - Publisher:

Vols. for 1892-1941 contain the transactions and proceedings of the society.