Accurately illustrated scenes depict the lives of skilled navigators who left islands off Asia's southeastern coast and sailed eastward to the South Pacific over 4,500 years ago. Detailed, ready-to-color illustrations of scenes including men hollowing out logs for canoes, using nets and spears to fish, at sea in a large double-hulled canoe with masts, preparing for war, and manning huge battleships. Illustrations also show traditional apparel and artifacts. Includes 29 black-and-white illustrations with captions, an introduction, and a map.
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