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Pathway of the Birds: The Voyaging Achievements of Māori and Their Polynesian Ancestors This book tells of one of the most expansive and rapid phases of human migration in prehistory, a period during which Polynesians reached and settled nearly every archipelago scattered across somemillion square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean, an area now known as East Polynesia Through an engaging narrative and overmaps, diagrams, photographs, and illustrations, Crowe conveys some of the skills, innovation, resourcefulness, and courage of the people that drove this extraordinary feat of maritime expansionIn this masterful work, Andrew Crowe integrates a diversity of research and viewpoints in a format that is both accessible to the lay reader and required reading for any serious scholar of this fascinating region Excellent overall knowledge of the Pacific, especially New Zealand Much fastidious research over many years A well honed understanding of Pacific language cognates, birds, archaeology, and plants Written by a Pacific enthusiast who enjoyed understanding its far flung islands like constructing an enormous jigsaw puzzle Very readable Well illustrated Great maps Highly recommended by one who is also a New Zealander and Pacific specialist along the same lines Congratulations on a great job Fantastic format, exhaustively researched, easy but compelling read.

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