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Island at the end of the world : the turbulent history of Easter Island

Author: Steven Roger Fischer
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Famed for its breathtaking isolation, Easter Island was a verdant South-Sea idyll when a small canoeful of Polynesians arrived in c AD 700. Centuries later the island's statues were famous throughout  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Roger Fischer
ISBN: 1861892454 9781861892454 1861892829 9781861892829
OCLC Number: 254147531
Description: 304 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Steven Roger Fischer.

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'a fascinating and highly readable history of one of the most exotic islands on earth.' - The Economist 'There is a moving drama in [Fischer's] charting of a remarkable community that has lost its Read more...

 
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