modernization of Easter Island by J. Douglas Porteous

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementJ. Douglas Porteous.
SeriesWestern geographical series,, v. 19
LC ClassificationsF3169 .P67 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3881343M
ISBN 10091983809X
LC Control Number81208631

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piece of land on earth: Easter Island. It was given this name by the Dutch com­ mander Jacob Roggeveen, who first sighted it on Easter Sunday, In the 19th century natives from other Polyne­ sian islands called it Rapa Nui, the big Rapa, by comparison with the smaller Rapa island.

R apa Nui is often seen as a cautionary example of societal collapse. In this story, made popular by geographer Jared Diamond’s bestselling book Collapse, the Indigenous people of the island, the Rapanui, so destroyed their environment that, by aroundtheir society fell into a downward spiral of warfare, cannibalism, and population decline.

These catastrophes, the collapse narrative. Easter Island Studies: Contributions to the History of Rapanui in Memory of William T. Mulloy Issue 32 of Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology No 32 Volume 32 of Oxbow Monographs: Editor: Steven Roger Fischer: Contributor: William Thomas Mulloy: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Oxbow Books, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized.

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Some 2, miles off the coast of Chile, Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is among the world’s most remote inhabited islands. When I. This book is published by Floricanto Press.

# This a photographic, historical, and contemporary description of the island. Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island and Isla de Pascua, has long. Geologically one of the youngest inhabited territories on Earth, Easter Island, located in the mid-Pacific Ocean, was, for most of its history, one of the most inhabitants, the Rapa Nui, have endured famines, epidemics of disease and cannibalism, [citation needed] civil war, environmental collapse, slave raids, various colonial contacts, and have seen their population crash on.

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Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. First published inthis work provides information on that most mysterious of islands - Easter Island (Rapa Nui).

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The Modernization of Easter Island (Univ. Victoria, ). Loh, P. et al. Inferring admixture histories of human populations using linkage disequilibrium. Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is an island and special territory of Chile in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Island is most famous for its nearly 1, extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa NuiUNESCO named Easter Island a World Heritage Site.

The story of the "ecocide" and collapse of the civilization on Easter Island, or Rapa Nui in the native language, became very popular with the film "Rapa Nui" () and the book by American.

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Easter Island, Span. Isla de Pascua, Polynesian Rapa Nui, remote island ( pop. 2,), 66 sq mi ( sq km), in the South Pacific, c.2, mi (3, km) W of Chile, to which it belongs.

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Born to a wealthy and prestigious English Quaker family inKatherine rebelled against their strict Victorian values, becoming one of the first female graduates of Oxford University and the first. “When I went to Easter Island for the first time in ’81, the number of people who visited per year was about 2,” said Van Tilburg, director of the Easter Island Statue Project, the longest collaborative artifact inventory ever conducted on the Polynesian island that belongs to Chile.

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