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A History of Reading
This book traces the complete story of reading from the time when symbol first became sign through to the electronic texts of the present day. Expand
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A History of the Pacific Islands
List of Maps Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Maps The First Islanders Melanesians, Micronesians, Polynesians The European Trespass The Second Colonization New Pacific Identities PacificExpand
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Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island
Famed for its breathtaking isolation, Easter Island was a verdant South-Sea idyll when a small canoeful of Polynesians arrived in c. ad 700. Centuries later the island's statues were famousExpand
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A History of Writing
From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the Internet, this book offers an investigation into the origin and development of writing throughout the world.Expand
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Preliminary evidence for cosmogonic texts in Rapanui's rongorongo inscriptions
L'A. demontre comment les trois inscriptions de « rongorongo » a Rapanui du « Santiago Staff », du « Small Santiago Tablet » et du « Honolulu Tablet 1 » sont composes de series repetitives de triadesExpand
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The History of Language
THERE are few living scholars who are so well qualified as Dr. Sweet to write a thoroughly comprehensive introduction to the science of language. He is, as is well known, one of the foremost EuropeanExpand
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The First Islanders
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Factors associated with the occurrence of perineal lacerations.
Abstract In a retrospective study of 210 women whose deliveries took place at 2 hospitals, the relationship of minor and major perineal lacerations to 30 separate factors is analyzed. Third andExpand
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Rongorongo : the Easter Island script : history, traditions, texts
Preface Part 1: HISTORY Part 2: TRADITIONS Part 3: TEXTS Conclusion Notes Glossary References Index
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