An archaeology of West Polynesian prehistory
|Collections||Terra Australis (1971 - Present)|
ANU Pacific Institute
|Title:||An archaeology of West Polynesian prehistory|
|Author(s):||Smith, Anita Jane|
|Publisher:||Canberra, ACT : Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University.|
|Series/Report no.:||Terra Australis: 18|
There can be little doubt on linguistic evidence that East Polynesia was first settled from West Polynesia. The author argues, however, that the related archaeological record has been made to fit with this dominant interpretative paradigm. Her objective assessment of the material evidence contradicts the popularly held view.
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