We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific (Second Edition) (Revised)

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Product Details

Price
$33.99  $31.61
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press
Publish Date
Pages
464
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 1.0 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780824815820

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About the Author

David Lewis is co-presenter of the New Politics Australia podcast, historian, musicologist, musician and political scientist based in Sydney. His lecturing and research interests include roots music, popular music, Australian, UK and US politics and crime fiction. He has published in Music Forum Australia, Eureka Street, Quadrant, Crikey and has edited several books.

Reviews

Intensely thorough ... An exhaustive examination of the pre-European navigational system which should fill any scholar's need ... Succeeds admirably.-- "The Northern Mariner"
The strength of this work lies with the islanders who instructed Lewis in their techniques of navigation.... Lewis successfully distills abstract navigational concepts into a well-organized and interesting text.... We, the Navigators is a work of great depth, and one of the most detailed investigations of an ancient art that is being lost forever. Through it one gains insight into the rich history of long-distance and inter-island voyaging in the Pacific.-- "Mariners' Museum Journal"