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Rongorongo : the Easter Island script : history, traditions, texts

Author: Steven R Fischer
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics, 14.
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Documents Easter Island's enigmatic script, Rongorongo, Oceania's only known pre-20th-century writing system. This study of this eloquent graphic achievement shows full transcriptions of all the 25  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven R Fischer
ISBN: 0198237103 9780198237105
OCLC Number: 37260890
Language Note: Text in English and Rapanui
Description: xix : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface ; Part 1: HISTORY ; Part 2: TRADITIONS ; Part 3: TEXTS ; Conclusion ; Notes ; Glossary ; References ; Index
Series Title: Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics, 14.
Responsibility: Steven Roger Fischer.
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The book is highly recommended for beginners and a fruitful inspiration for advanced readers. Michael Schlottner, International Review of Anthropology and Linguistics the well documented anthology Read more...

 
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