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Art and life in Polynesia

Terence Barrow

Art and life in Polynesia

by Terence Barrow

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Published by Pall Mall Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polynesians.,
  • Art, Polynesian.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 181-184.

    Statement[by] T. Barrow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN670 .B29 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5459687M
    ISBN 100269028390
    LC Control Number73162161

    Book Summary Explores the origins of the Polynesian people, attempting to answer the questions about who founded and settled these remote Pacific Author: Christina Thompson. French Polynesia’s tourism-dominated service sector accounted for 85% of total value added for the economy in Tourism employs 17% of the workforce. Pearl farming is the second biggest industry, accounting for 54% of exports in ; however, the output has decreased to tons – the lowest level since

    Polynesia, which comes from a Greek word meaning “many islands,” is a large area of islands in the Pacific Ocean. The area forms a triangular shape with New Zealand in the southwest, the Hawaiian Islands in the north, and Easter Island in the southeast. Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tuːr ˈhæ̀ɪəɖɑːl]; October 6, – Ap ) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and ahl is notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition in , in which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Awards: Mungo Park Medal ().

    See T. Barrow, Art and Life in Polynesia (); B. Finney, Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia (). Polynesia islands of Oceania located in the central part of the Pacific Ocean, between 23° 30’ N lat. and 28” S lat. and . Art and Life in Polynesia by Terence Barrow: Art in Oceania: A New History by Peter Brunt: Arts of the South Seas: Island Southeast Asia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia: The Collections of the Musee Barbier-Mu by Douglas Newton: Astronomy Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Astronomy by Helaine Selin: Atua: sacred gods from Polynesia.


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