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The Pacific navigators

by Oliver E. Allen

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Published by Time-Life Books, School and library distribution by Silver Burdett in Alexandria, VA, Morristown, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Tasman, Abel Janszoon, 1603?-1659,
    • Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811,
    • Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Oceania,
    • Explorers -- Oceania -- Biography,
    • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Oliver E. Allen and the editors of Time-Life Books.
      SeriesThe Seafarers, Seafarers.
      ContributionsTime-Life Books.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU20 .A55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4099577M
      ISBN 100809426870, 0809426862
      LC Control Number80013963

        In David Henry Lewis was awarded a research grant from the Australian National University. He sailed to remote Pacific islands in his boat Isbjorn to study and learn from traditional navigators. He sailed with master navigator Hipour from Puluwat to Saipan and back. He wrote two books We, the Navigators: the Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific and The Voyaging Stars in . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Voyaging Stars: Secrets of the Pacific Island Navigators by David Lewis (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      Iberian pioneers. The first contact of European navigators with the western edge of the Pacific Ocean was made by the Portuguese expeditions of António de Abreu and Francisco Serrão, via the Lesser Sunda Islands, to the Maluku Islands, in , and with Jorge Álvares's expedition to southern China in , both ordered by Afonso de Albuquerque from Malacca. Navigators First Responders are doing what they do everyday on the job, facing risks head-on while helping our community. Join me in praying for those on the front lines, for their safety and for their families. That God would use the Navigators First Responder Ministry to be the life-line of hope to those they find in distress.

      Time-Life Books, 1st. very good. bw, col. The Pacific Navigators is one of the Seafarers series books from Time Life. The book details the European exploration of the Pacific Ocean and the Polynesians who were the first navigators of the Edition: 1st. We, the Navigators is a work of great depth, and one of the most detailed investigations of an ancient art that is being lost forever. Through it one gains insight into the rich history of long-distance and inter-island voyaging in the Pacific/5(38).


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We, the Navigators is a work of great depth, and one of the most detailed investigations of an ancient art that is being lost forever. Through it one gains insight into the rich history of long-distance and inter-island voyaging in the Pacific., Mariners' Museum JournalCited by: THE PACIFIC NAVIGATORS Hardcover – by Allen Oliver E The Pacific navigators book out of 5 stars 4 ratings/5(4).

This book describes the ancient art of navigation practiced by Pacific islanders for hundreds of years. When the early European explorers communicated with these seal faring people travelling in their outrigger canoes they refused to believe the distances the native sailors claimed to have traversed/5.

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 /5(2).

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David Lewis tells the story of the Pacific Navigators in terms the layman can understand. The wealth of knowledge imparted with absolute respect for the islanders is truly remarkable. The anecdotes and factual information are melded to create a seamless and truly engaging read.

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The Pacific navigators. [Oliver E Allen; Time-Life Books.] -- Describes the exploration of the Pacific Ocean by Europeans from the 16th through the 18th century. The Pacific Navigators Maori warriors in a large canoe try to frighten the Englishmen on the Endeavour by sticking out their tongues and chanting taunts.

The New Zealanders dropped their aggressive posture after the Endeavour's guns were fired throwing stone balls - wrote Cook. He is best known for his studies on the traditional systems of navigation used by the Pacific Islanders.

His studies, published in the book We, The Navigators, made these navigational methods known to a/5. The Pacific Navigators TIME-LIFE Books - The Seafarers Series Hardcover. Condition is Very Good.

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The screening of "The Navigators- Pathfinders of the Pacific" is free and open to the public. New Bedford Whaling Museum is located at 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA. "The Navigators- Pathfinders of the Pacific" was first shown nationally on PBS inand later broadcast internationally in Europe and South America.NPR coverage of We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific by David Lewis and Derek, Sir Oulton.

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