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Heavenly Bodies in the Pacific April 22, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Heavenly Bodies in the Pacific

The meetings between Western explorers and Pacific peoples in the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries saw a whole host of misunderstandings. And among the most interesting of these was, on the Polynesian side, the question of where the outsiders – with their great sailing boats and white skins – came from. Curiously, there are a rash […]