Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

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Written by a senior scholar and master mariner, Sailors and Traders is the first comprehensive account of the maritime peoples of the Pacific. It focuses on the sailors who led the exploration and settlement of the islands and New Zealand and their seagoing descendants, providing along the way new material and unique observations on traditional and commercial seagoing against the background of major periods in Pacific history. The book begins by detailing the traditions of sailors, a group whose way of life sets them apart. ...

Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples 2008, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824832391

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