Nomads of the Wind
A Natural History of PolynesiaBook - 1993
Accompanying a BBC2 series, this book tells the story of the Polynesians, a tenacious, voyaging people who sailed across the Pacific Ocean and discovered the paradise islands of the South Seas. Using the power of the wind and navigating by the stars, they crossed thousands of miles of open ocean in search of new lands such as Tahiti, Samao and New Zealand.
Publisher: London : BBC Books, 1993
Branch Call Number: 508.96 CRAWFOR 1993
Characteristics: 272 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm