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

@inproceedings{Fischer2005IslandAT,
  title={Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island},
  author={S. Fischer},
  year={2005}
}
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 famous throughout the world. This book presents, for the first time in the English language, the history of Easter Island told by a writer who is intimately familiar with the island, its people and their extraordinary story. When voyaging in the South Pacific became far less widespread around 1500, Easter Islanders… Expand
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