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Unearthing the Polynesian past : explorations and adventures of an island archaeologist

Author: Patrick Vinton Kirch
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perhaps no scholar has done more to reveal the ancient history of Polynesia than noted archaeologist Patrick Vinton Kirch. Looking back over the past half-century of Polynesian archaeology, Kirch  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Patrick Vinton Kirch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Vinton Kirch
ISBN: 9780824853457 0824853458
OCLC Number: 973509729
Description: xix, 379 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Keiki o ka ʻaina (Oʻahu, 1950-63) --
An apprenticeship in science (1963-68) --
Molokaʻi-nui-a-hina (Halawa Valley, 1969-70) --
Polynesia's smallest island (Kolombangara and Anuta, 1971) --
Lux et veritas (Yale, 1972-75) --
Of pigs and pondfields (Futuna and ʻUvea, 1974) --
The isle of sacred coconuts (Niuatoputapu, 1976) --
Matou, nga Tikopia (Tikopia, 1977) --
The ghost of Sinapupu (Tikopia and Vanikoro, 1978) --
Aloha ʻaina (Hawaiʻi, 1979-84) --
The Anahulu Valley (Kawailoa, Oʻahu, 1982) --
"Looking for the lion" (Seattle and the Burke Museum, 1984-88) --
The search for the Lapita homeland (Mussau 1985) --
The secrets of Talepakemalai (Mussau 1986-88) --
Hawaiki (Manuʻa islands, 1986-89) --
Fiat lux (Berkeley, California, 1989- ) --
The gathering place of men (Mangaia, 1989-91) --
Kahikinui: "great Tahiti" (Maui, 1995-1999) --
Forbidden peninsula (Kalaupapa, Molokaʻi, 2000) --
Belly of the stone fish (Moʻorea, 1996-2010) --
Roots of conflict (Hawaiʻi and Maui, 2001-2009) --
The sun sets at Ana Tetea (Mangareva, 2001-2014) --
Kekaulike's kingdom (Kaupo, Maui, 2003-2013) --
Reflections.
Responsibility: Patrick Vinton Kirch.

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