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- DescriptionThis wide-ranging study of the Pacific Islands provides a dynamic and provocative account of the peopling of the Pacific, and its broad impact on world history. Spanning over 50,000 years of human presence in an area which comprises one-third of our planet - Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia - the narrative follows the development of the region, from New Guinea's earliest settlement to the creation of the modern Pacific states. Thoroughly revised and updated in light of the most recent scholarship, the second edition includes: * an overview of the events and developments in the Pacific Islands over the last decade * coverage of the latest archaeological discoveries * several new maps * an updated and expanded bibliography Steven Roger Fischer's unique text provides a highly accessible and invaluable introduction to the history of an area which is currently emerging as pivotal in international affairs.
- Author BiographySTEVEN ROGER FISCHER is Director of the Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures, Auckland, New Zealand, and has authored and edited more than 150 books and articles. For his celebrated decipherments of ancient scripts he was elected in 2010 a Fellow of the Royal Society (New Zealand).
- Author(s)Steven Roger Fischer
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication13/03/2013
- SubjectHistory: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitlePalgrave Essential Histories Series
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published2002
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight456 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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