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Easter Island Studies

Contributions to the History of Rapanui in Memory of William T. Mulloy (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology No 32)
  • 247 Pages
  • 1.92 MB
  • English
Oxbow Books Limited
American history, Archaeology, Australasian & Pacific history, History, History - General History, Sociology, Chile, Easter Island, Pacific Ocean, Oceania, Mulloy, Will
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8451219M
ISBN 100946897603
ISBN 139780946897605

This Easter Island book also offers an interesting alternative to the prevalent theory of eco-suicide and self-destruction by the Rapa Nui civilization. The Enigmas of Easter Island. Enigmas of Easter Island seeks to answer the most baffling questions surrounding the Moai, Rapa Nui and Easter Island by combining a wealth of archeological.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $ 9 Used from $ This collection of 38 papers survey the latest research into Rapanui's natural Format: Paperback.

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Books about Easter Island / Rapa Nui / Isla de Pascua, a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

A new study into the indigenous people of Easter Island has revealed that they were a sophisticated and peaceful society. Located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, the Chilean Island.

The huge stone figures of Easter Island have beguiled explorers, researchers and the wider world for centuries, but now experts say they have. Case Study: Easter Island "Today, Easter Island (also known as Rapa Nui) is a primarily pastoral (grassland) island in the south-eastern Pacific Ocean, some 3, kilometres west of Chile.

The story of Easter Island reads like a pre-industrial version of The Lorax. Around AD, Polynesians travelling across the Pacific Ocean arrived on Easter Island Studies book.

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How do you put a ton hat on a giant statue. That's what a team of researchers is trying to figure out with their study of Easter Island statues and the red hats that sit atop some of them.

"Lots of people have come up with ideas, but we are the first to come up with an idea that uses archaeological evidence," said Sean W. Hixon, graduate student in anthropology, Penn State. The book is very well organized, with a good selection of photographs and diagrams.

The book's title and the previous review may give the impression that the book is primarily about environmental lessons we can learn from what happened to Easter Island, but in fact it is the best introduction to Easter Island studies that I have s: 7. A collection of the best books of Easter Island.

Lonely Planet Chile and Easter Island (Country Travel Guide): This title features expanded coverage of Patagonia, including new adventure options in Puerto Natales and more information on Chile’s crown jewel, Torres del Paine National cultural coverage gets under the skin of this skinny country including a special feature on wine.

Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, in the Polynesian language, is a small remote island a few thousand miles west of South of the most interesting features of this island is its giant monolithic statues named moai.

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Build your own Easter Island vacation package & book your Easter Island trip now. Easter Island, Span. Isla de Pascua, Polynesian Rapa Nui, remote island ( pop.

2,), 66 sq mi ( sq km), in the South Pacific, c.2, mi (3, km) W of Chile, to which it belongs. Of volcanic origin, Easter Island is mostly covered with grasslands and is swept by strong trade winds.

About half of the inhabitants are of Polynesian stock; the rest are mainly more recent settlers from. Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is an island and special territory of Chile in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Island is most famous for its nearly 1, extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa NuiUNESCO named Easter Island a World Heritage Site.

Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. First published inthis work provides information on that most mysterious of islands - Easter Island (Rapa Nui). It details Routledge's journey by yacht from England to South America, around Patagonia to Chile and on to Easter Island, giving an account of its life, history and folklore.

Book Description: Katherine Routledge is a central figure in the history of Easter Island, one of the world's most remote and mysterious locales. Born to a wealthy and prestigious English Quaker family inKatherine rebelled against their strict Victorian values, becoming one of the first female graduates of Oxford University and the first.

Easter Island Studies: Contributions to the History of Rapanui in Memory of William T. Mulloy Issue 32 of Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology No 32 Volume 32 of Oxbow Monographs: Editor: Steven Roger Fischer: Contributor: William Thomas Mulloy: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Oxbow Books, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized.

Easter Island Statue Project. Excavation of Moai (left) and including Alice Hom who began as a work study student 20 years ago and who now serves as project manager for the Easter Island Statue Project.

Van Tilburg, who received her doctorate in archaeology from UCLA inis working on a massive book project harnessing her vast. Easter Island remains one of the most mysterious places in the world. For decades, scientists have studied this remote island in the South Pacific and its hundreds of giant stone statues known as moai.

The Mysteries of Easter of Island is a detailed text that will keep students engaged and leave them with many of their own questions to consider. Get this from a library. Easter Island studies: contributions to the history of Rapanui in memory of William T.

Mulloy. [William T Mulloy; Steven R Fischer;]. Easter Island is the most isolated piece of inhabited land in the world. In a recent article for The New York Review of Books, new studies posit a later arrival for the first Easter. The two women accompany Kate's husband to Easter Island, where he studies the huge statues, and she becomes immersed in trying to decipher the ancient writings found on the island.

Things go well until a shocking revelation turns Kate's world upside down. The conclusion of her story made me gasp, literally. i have no doubt but what Kate's story Reviews: Explore Easter Island the way you want to with your own private tour guide.

Forget about getting flustered with maps. For lifelong memories of Easter Island tailored to you, book a private tour effortlessly online with Tripadvisor. It is located more than 1, miles away from another Polynesian Island, and more than 2, miles off the coast of Chile. Visits. Easter Island had been left in peace, but after Roggeveen’s voyage, the Spanish Viceroy of Peru sent out a fleet.

They anchored off the island for six days after raising three crosses onto the Poike Peninsula. With The Mysteries of Easter Island, kids can explore questions and mysteries surrounding the huge stone statues of Easter Island and the culture that produced them.

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| Few areas in the world possess a more mystical pull than this tiny speck of land, one of the most isolated places on Earth.

It's hard to feel connected to Chile, over km to the east, let alone the wider world. Easter Island covers roughly 64 square miles in the South Pacific Ocean, and is located some 2, miles from Chile’s west coast and 2, miles east of.

Pocket Books, The Modernization of Easter Island University of Victoria, The Mystery of Easter Island - The Story of an Expedition Institute of Pacific Studies/Polynesian Press. "Elisa was a delight, full of good humour, and fascinating stories; Sophia held our small group enthralled with so much scientific information; Arthur was charming, patient and full of information too." "Great combination of activities: (1) view a beautiful sunrise at Hongariki, then (2) hike to the top of Poike, the second highest peak of Easter Island, for a fantastic view of Easter Island.".Named Easter Island by the Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, who first spied it on Easter Daythis tiny spit of volcanic rock in the vast South Seas is, even today, the most remote inhabited.

Easter Island is a small triangular island of 66 sq miles in the sub-tropical South East Pacific Ocean over miles from anywhere and consisting of 3 linked extinct volcanoes.

It was first settled by Polynesians who migrated there from the nearest Pacific Islands to the west, sometime between AD and AD.