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From sea to space

Author: Ben R Finney; Massey University.
Publisher: Palmerston North, N.Z. : Massey University, 1992.
Series: Macmillan Brown lectures, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Insights gained into the ancient methods of travel by means of the canoe Hokulea have clarified early exploration patterns in Polynesia and convinced Finney that these explorations held relevance for the next phase of human outreach and colonisation, the investigation of space.--cf. Preface.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Finney, Ben R.
From sea to space.
Palmerston North, N.Z. : Massey University ; [S.l.] : Distributed elsewhere by University Press of Hawaii, 1992
(OCoLC)894221548
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben R Finney; Massey University.
ISBN: 0908665598 9780908665594
OCLC Number: 26514103
Notes: "Three essays ... delivered at Massey University in September 1989"--Back cover.
"Distributed in Australia ... by Dunmore Press ... elsewhere by University Press of Hawaii"--Title page verso.
"Hōkūleʻa ... Polynesian voyaging canoe ... sailing ... a 12,000 nautical mile voyage from Hawaii to New Zealand and return. What do Tahitians and other French Polynesians think about France's nuclear testing program ... what lies in store for humanity ... in space"--Back cover.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Voyaging into Polynesia's past --
Nuclear hostages --
One species or a million.
Series Title: Macmillan Brown lectures, 1989.
Responsibility: Ben Finney.

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Insights gained into the ancient methods of travel by means of the canoe Hokulea have clarified early exploration patterns in Polynesia and convinced Finney that these explorations held relevance for the next phase of human outreach and colonisation, the investigation of space.--cf. Preface.

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