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Historical dictionary of Polynesia

Author: Robert D Craig
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2011.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 76.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"This third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Polynesia greatly expands on the previous editions through a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations, and other aspects of Polynesian history from the earliest times to the present."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Craig
ISBN: 9780810867727 0810867729 9780810875173 0810875179
OCLC Number: 653483731
Description: xxxvii, 440 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
The dictionary --
Appendix A : Names of Polynesian islands --
Appendix B : Rulers and administrators --
Appendix C : Summary guide to Polynesia.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 76.
Responsibility: Robert D. Craig.

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This revision to the 2002 edition by Pacific studies specialist Craig (history, emeritus, Alaska Pacific Univ.) has been fully updated to include developments as recent as early 2010. Opening with an Read more...

 
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