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Sources Elsewhere: Oceania
Sources Elsewhere: Early Australia
From Our Library: Books on Early Oceania
Below are just some examples of the library's materials on early Oceania.
In Search of Robinson Crusoe by
Call Number: 996.18 SEV
Publication Date: 2002-05-29
Severin uncovers the seaman's world that captured Daniel Defoe's imagination, recounting dramatic survival stories of sailors, pirates, castaways, and native Americans and replicating their journeys to experience for himself the adventures that inspired Robinson Crusoe. He camps on islands that famous castaways once survived on, undertakes a perilous sea voyage, and searches Nicaragua and Honduras for the Miskutu Indians, the tribe that the model for Crusoe's companion, Friday, belonged to.
The Statues That Walked by
Call Number: 996.18 HUN
Publication Date: 2011-06-21
A most mysterious island -- Millions of palms -- Resilience -- The ancient paths of stone giants -- The statues that walked -- A peaceable island -- Ahu and houses -- The benefits of making moai -- The collapse.Summary: The
From Our Library: Articles on World History Topics
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