ISBN-10:
1861892829
ISBN-13:
9781861892829
Pub. Date:
06/01/2006
Publisher:
Reaktion Books, Limited
Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island

Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island

by Steven Roger Fischer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861892829
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 06/01/2006
Series: BL - Treasures from the Bodleian Library
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 686,762
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Steven Roger Fischer is director of the Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures in Auckland, New Zealand. He is the author of A History of Language, A History of Writing, and A History of Reading, all available from Reaktion Books.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Polynesian Frontier
2. White Men and Birdmen
3. Pirates and Priests
4. Rancho Isla de Pascua
5. Museum Island
References
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Photographic Acknowledgments
Index

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