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Easter Island: a stone-age civilization of the Pacific.
|Statement||Translated from the French by Michael Bullock.|
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|Number of Pages||249|
The Fate of Easter Island To see just how clearly a growing human population relies on and impacts its natural environment, one need look no further than Easter Island, the South Pacific . The Mystery of Easter Island New findings rekindle old debates about when the first people arrived and why their civilization collapsed Outer slope of the Rano Raraku volcano, the quarry of the.
———— Easter Island: stone-age civilization of the pacific, Katherine Routledge The Mystery of Easter Island,  This article about a deity is a stub. Archaeological evidence indicates discovery of the island by Polynesians at about AD. In , a Dutch explorer, Jacob Roggeveen, sighted and visited the island. This happened to be on a Sunday, Easter Sunday to be precise, and the name stuck: Easter Island (Isla de Pascua in Spanish). What he discovered on Easter Island were three distinct groups of people.
Located 2, miles (3, km) west of Chile, Easter Island is one of the most remote places on Earth. The square-mile (square-kilometer) island was first inhabited by a group of Pacific. Easter Island, Spanish Isla de Pascua, also called Rapa Nui, Chilean dependency in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is the easternmost outpost of the Polynesian island world. It is famous for its giant stone statues. The island stands in isolation 1, miles (1, kilometres) east of Pitcairn Island and 2, miles west of Chile.
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Easter Island: a stone-age civilization of the Pacific Hardcover – January 1, by : Alfred. Metraux. Easter Island: The Stone Age Civilization of the Pacific by Alfred Métraux.
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Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Easter Island: stone-age civilization of the pacific Book Author: Metraux, Alfred; Bullock, Michael. Easter Island and the lost continent --Easter Island: Polynesian soil --The tragic story of Easter Island --How the Easter Islanders live --A cannibal society --From birth to the tomb --Religion and magic --Ancestor images --The great statues --Feasts --Poetry, music and dancing --The mystery of the tablets --Easter Island myths and legends.
Get this from a library. Easter Island: a stone-age civilization of the Pacific. [Alfred Métraux; Michael Bullock]. Easter Island is a true land of mystery.
One of the most remotely inhabited places on Earth, this square-mile speck in the South Pacific is more than 1, miles from anywhere else, yet Polynesian voyagers managed to settle Easter Island a thousand years ago.5/5(1).
Buy EASTER ISLAND: a Stone Age Civilisation of the Pacific 1st Edition by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible cturer: Oxford University Press, Books about Easter Island / Rapa Nui / Isla de Pascua, a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean.
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A An undisputed answer to a question about the moai. Easter Island, or Rapu Nui as it is known locally, is home to several hundred ancient human statues - the moai.
After this remote Pacific island was settled by the Polynesians, it remained isolated for centuries. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Métraux, Alfred, Easter Island.
London: A. Deutsch, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Easter Island also examines the island's unique environment and ultimately how its degradation, and contact with Europeans in the eighteenth century, had profound consequences for the island's people.
Illustrated with over color photographs, Easter Island is a fascinating exploration of the history and living culture of this remarkable island.5/5(2). Get this from a library. Easter Island: a stone-age civilization of the Pacific. [Alfred Métraux]. Comments: Write new one MlgWeedGOd, 02/ Thx I do report Rocker45, 28/ Easter Island is very fascinating.
If you want to understand how the statues were made and moved please read the book Rontiki (not sure of the author). Buy Easter Island: a Stone-Age Civilization of the Pacific / Alfred Metraux ; Translated from the French by Michael Bullock by Mtraux, Alfred () (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Alfred () Mtraux. We visited Easter Island in Sept and have compiled this list of best Easter Island books for the curious traveler.
Easter Island is an enigmatic place. The mysterious stone statues carved and erected by the Rapa Nui people have enthralled people since their discovery.
Easter Island, an isolated plot of land in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean, is best known for the huge stone statues that dot the landscape. The statues are the obvious hook to get kids involved in the history of the island, but the material is presented chronologically: the discussion begins with the arrival of the first settlers and leaves /5(6).
Easter Island: A Stone-Age Civilization of the Pacific By Alfred Metraux Oxford University Press, Easter Island is the story of two women who went to the island and did research. But the two women's stories are 60 years apart. There is also a small thread of a German World War I naval squadron present in the book.
Elsa Beazley arrives at Easter Island in with her new husband and her mentally handicapped sister/5. The story of Easter Island’s statues is extraordinary, but the story of how people came to be there in the first place is just as incredible. History’s Greatest Mysteries: Easter Island comprehensively covers the facts, mysteries, and theories surrounding the island’s inhabitants and their famous creations/5(15).
Easter Island: A Stone-Age Civilization of the Pacific By Alfred Metraux Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview Prehistoric Britain By Jacquetta Hawkes; .Easter Island: A Stone-Age Civilization of the Pacific.
London: Andre Deutsch. Mieth, A., and H.-R. Bork. Diminution and degradation of environmental resources by prehistoric land use on Poike Peninsula, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Rapa Nui Journal 17(1) Orliac, C.
The woody vegetation of Easter Island between the early 14th.Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is an island and special territory of Chile in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Island is most famous for its nearly 1, extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa NuiUNESCO named Easter Island a World Heritage Site Country: Chile.