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9781580896207 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, October 13, 2015, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific.Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure across the Pacific Ocean. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to the east...read more

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9781885283108 | Adventure Library, December 1, 1997, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Six men on a small raft sail four thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean, from Peru to the Polynesian Islands.
9780848805272 | Reprint edition (Amereon Ltd, June 1, 1993), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Six men on a small raft sail four thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean, from Peru to the Polynesian Islands.

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9781476753379 | Reprint edition (Pocket Classics, May 14, 2013), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific.
9780671774769, titled "Kon Tiki" | Pocket Books, July 20, 1971, cover price $0.95 | About this edition: Six men on a small raft sail four thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean, from Peru to the Polynesian Islands.

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9780833513861 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race

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Product Description: Nomination for Best Foreign Film at the 2013 Academy Awards In English and many other languages the name ‘Kon-Tiki’ has become a byword for adventure and the exotic. The journey of the Kon-Tiki from Peru to Polynesia in 1947 became one of the founding myths of the postwar world...read more

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9781906165314, titled "A Hero for the Atomic Age: Thor Heyerdahl and TheÿKon-TikiÿExpedition" | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 24, 2010, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: Nomination for Best Foreign Film at the 2013 Academy Awards In English and many other languages the name ‘Kon-Tiki’ has become a byword for adventure and the exotic.

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Product Description: “One of the great adventures of our time.” —Life“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? . . . Reply at once.” That is how six brave and inquisitive men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory...read more

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9781568490106 | Buccaneer Books, February 1, 1999, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Six scientists risk their lives on a 4,3000 miles journey aboard a primitive raft to test a theory about the origin of the Polynesians
9780137507382 | 35 anv edition (Rand McNally, September 1, 1984), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This is the story of how Thor Heyderdahl and five other men crossed the Pacific Ocean on a balsa-wood raft in an extraordinary bid to prove Heyderdahl's theory that the Polynesians undertook the same feat on such a craft over 1000 years ago.
9780528818653 | Rand McNally, June 1, 1950, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: 6 scientists risk their lives on a 4,300 mile journey aboard a primitive raft to test a theory about the origin of the Polynesians
9780528818653 | Rand McNally, June 1, 1950, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: 6 scientists risk their lives on a 4,300 mile journey aboard a primitive raft to test a theory about the origin of the Polynesians

Paperback:

9781629146744 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 11, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “One of the great adventures of our time.
9781602397958 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2010, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: “Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru.
9780671726522 | Reissue edition (Pocket Classics, May 1, 1990), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race

Miscellaneous:

9780671637897 | 35 edition (Washington Square Pr, June 1, 1984), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race

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9780606023016 | Demco Media, February 1, 1995, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race

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Offers descriptions of all major aspects of Polynesian cultures, including tools, crafts, sexual activity, warfare, clans, kinship, social stratification, cosmologies, buildings, and watercraft. (view table of contents)

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9781573061490 | Bess Pr Inc, May 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Offers descriptions of all major aspects of Polynesian cultures, including tools, crafts, sexual activity, warfare, clans, kinship, social stratification, cosmologies, buildings, and watercraft.

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9781573061254 | Bess Pr Inc, May 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Offers descriptions of all major aspects of Polynesian cultures, including tools, crafts, sexual activity, warfare, clans, kinship, social stratification, cosmologies, buildings, and watercraft.

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Product Description: In this innovative book, Kirch and Green develop the theory and method of an anthropological approach to long-term history. Combining archaeology, comparative ethnography, and historical linguistics, they advance a phylogenetic model for cultural diversification, and apply a triangulation method for historical reconstruction...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521788793 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: In this innovative book, Kirch and Green develop the theory and method of an anthropological approach to long-term history.

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Product Description: In this innovative book, Kirch and Green develop the theory and method of an anthropological approach to long-term history. Combining archaeology, comparative ethnography, and historical linguistics, they advance a phylogenetic model for cultural diversification, and apply a triangulation method for historical reconstruction...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780521783095 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In this innovative book, Kirch and Green develop the theory and method of an anthropological approach to long-term history.

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Product Description: Here Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages. Using shipboard journals and logs kept by Captain James Cook and his officers, Obeyesekere reveals the captain as both the self-conscious civilizer and as the person who, his mission gone awry, becomes a "savage" himself...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691056807 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 1992, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Here Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages.

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9780691057521 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 24, 1997), cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Here Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages.
9780691036212 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 1994), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Here Gananath Obeyesekere debunks one of the most enduring myths of imperialism, civilization, and conquest: the notion that the Western civilizer is a god to savages.

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Product Description: A reprint of this classic of precontact history tracing Hawaii's saga from legendary times to the arrival of Captain Cook, including an account of his demise. Originally published as volume II in the "An Account of the Polynesian Race: Its Origins and Migration," this historical work is made available again...read more

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9781566471466 | Mutual Pub Co, November 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A reprint of this classic of precontact history tracing Hawaii's saga from legendary times to the arrival of Captain Cook, including an account of his demise.

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Product Description: A reprint of this classic of precontact history tracing Hawaii's saga from legendary times to the arrival of Captain Cook, including an account of his demise. Originally published as volume II in the "An Account of the Polynesian Race: Its Origins and Migration," this historical work is made available again...read more

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9781566471473 | Mutual Pub Co, June 1, 1996, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A reprint of this classic of precontact history tracing Hawaii's saga from legendary times to the arrival of Captain Cook, including an account of his demise.

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Product Description: When Western scholars write about non-Western societies, do they inevitably perpetuate the myths of European imperialism? Can they ever articulate the meanings and logics of non-Western peoples? Who has the right to speak for whom? Questions such as these are among the most hotly debated in contemporary intellectual life...read more

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9780226733685 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 22, 1995, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: When Western scholars write about non-Western societies, do they inevitably perpetuate the myths of European imperialism?

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A tour of the South Seas visits Melanesian and Polynesian islands and introduces a variety of people who live there including cannibals, sorcerers, princes, and politicians, eloquently capturing an ancient way of life that is quickly vanishing.

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9780880013604 | Ecco Pr, June 1, 1994, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A tour of the South Seas visits Melanesian and Polynesian islands and introduces a variety of people who live there including cannibals, sorcerers, princes, and politicians, eloquently capturing an ancient way of life that is quickly vanishing.

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Product Description: Why was Hokule's, a reconstruction of an ancient Polynesian voyaging canoe, built, and why have a group of Hawaiians and other Polynesians dedicated themselves to sailing it around Polynesia, including making a 12,000 nautical mile voyage from Hawaii to New Zealand and return? What do Tahitians and other French Polynesians think about France's nuclear testing program, an effort that has totally transformed their lives, giving them a per capita income greater than that of New Zealand while exposing them to the dangers of deadly radiation and rapid urbanization? What lies in store for humanity if the current effort to learn how to live and work in space eventually leads to human expansion throughout the solar system and beyond? In from Sea to Space anthropologist Ben Finney addresses these questions in three essays based on his MacMillan Brown Memorial Lectures delivered at Massey "University in September 1989...read more

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9780908665594 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, April 1, 1992, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Why was Hokule's, a reconstruction of an ancient Polynesian voyaging canoe, built, and why have a group of Hawaiians and other Polynesians dedicated themselves to sailing it around Polynesia, including making a 12,000 nautical mile voyage from Hawaii to New Zealand and return?

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Product Description: This title assesses the current state of anthropological research in Polynesia through a series of original essays on prehistory, social organisation, socialisation, mana and tapu, chieftainship, art, and early contact. The essays, taken together, offer a broad understanding of Polynesian societies...read more

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9780824811815 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: This title assesses the current state of anthropological research in Polynesia through a series of original essays on prehistory, social organisation, socialisation, mana and tapu, chieftainship, art, and early contact.

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Describes what is known or surmised through archaeological records about the prehistoric culture of Polynesian peoples, their languages, navigational skills, arts and customs

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9780500274507 | Rev sub edition (Thames & Hudson, May 1, 1987), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Describes what is known or surmised through archaeological records about the prehistoric culture of Polynesian peoples, their languages, navigational skills, arts and customs

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