Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific (The Landmark Library)

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Tam Nguyen

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  • The visit to Rapa Nui at once confirmed this sense and complicated it. He and his companions were confronted by the fact that people of this ‘same Nation’ had sailed purposefully back and forth across the vast expanses of the Pacific. Such voyages were at the time challenging to Europeans, whose ships were made with the assistance of iron tools, th...
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