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They peopled the Pacific

Author: A Grove Day
Publisher: New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is the story of how, despite hurricanes, volcanoes, and war, settlement of the South Pacific "began thousands of years ago, when different groups from Asia started to spread out slowly among the Pacific Islands. Today this enormous 'melting pot' can be divided into five broad areas: Indonesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia and Tasmania, and Polynesia."
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Day, A. Grove (Arthur Grove), 1904-
They peopled the Pacific.
New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, ©1964
(OCoLC)581982975
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Grove Day
OCLC Number: 1362788
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 180 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Homeseekers of the biggest ocean --
Explorers under many flags --
The dark discoverers of Australia --
Savage customs of the black islanders --
The blue domain of the Polynesians --
Islands of aloha and fire --
Moa hunters and Maori warriors --
Micronesia, Pacific pathway --
Folk of the fabled Indies --
America in the Pacific.
Responsibility: by A. Grove Day ; illustrated by George Wilson.

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This is the story of how, despite hurricanes, volcanoes, and war, settlement of the South Pacific "began thousands of years ago, when different groups from Asia started to spread out slowly among the Pacific Islands. Today this enormous 'melting pot' can be divided into five broad areas: Indonesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia and Tasmania, and Polynesia."

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