Polynesian Seafaring and Navigation: Ocean Travel in Anutan Culture and Society

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Kent State University Press, Jan 1, 1988 - 228 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE ISLAND AND ITS PEOPLE
5
ON THE OCEAN
22
CANOES AND EQUIPMENT
32
SEAMANSHIP
87
SOCIOLOGY OF SAILING
119
VOYAGE TO PATUTAKA
133
CONCLUSION
148
ANUTAN CANOE OWNERSHIP AS OF 1973
163
STAR PATHS TO PATUTAKA AND TIKOPIA AS RELATED BY PU MAEVATAU
168
AUXILIARY NAVIGATIONAL TECHINIQUES AS RELATED BY PU MAEVATAU
173
VOYAGE TO TIKOPIA AS RELATED BY PU NUKUMARERE
174
NOTES
181
GLOSSARY OF ANUTAN NAUTICAL TERMS
189
REFERENCES
200
INDEX
205

APPENDIX A ANUTAN VOYAGES TO TIKOPIA
154
SOME TIKOPIAN VOYAGES
160

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Richard Feinberg is professor of international political economy at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego. Carlos H. Waisman is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego. Leon Zamosc is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego.

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