We, the Navigators: Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific

We, the Navigators: Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific

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By (author) David Lewis, Volume editor Derek Oulton

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  • Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
  • Format: Hardback | 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 28mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 31 October 1994
  • Publication City/Country: Honolulu, HI
  • ISBN 10: 0824815823
  • ISBN 13: 9780824815820
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Ill.
  • Sales rank: 134,959

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The second edition of David Lewis' classic book on Pacific navigation promises to satisfy yet again scholars and seafarers alike - and all others who have marveled at the ability of island mariners to navigate hundreds of miles of open ocean without instruments. The new edition includes a discussion of theories about traditional methods of navigation developed during the past two decades, the story of the renaissance of star navigation throughout the Pacific, and material about navigation system in Indonesia, Siberia, and the Indian Ocean.

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