Easter Island: Island of Enigmas 9780307787057, 0307787052, 9781299027091, 1299027091

Introduction to Easter Island -- Roggeveen's misfortune -- Viceroy names the Island: San Carlos -- Captain Cook

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Easter Island: Island of Enigmas
 9780307787057, 0307787052, 9781299027091, 1299027091

Table of contents :
Introduction to Easter Island --
Roggeveen's misfortune --
Viceroy names the Island: San Carlos --
Captain Cook's short visit in 1774 --
La Perouse spends half a day --
Young Pierre Loti's account --
Paymaster Thomson's eleven busy days --
One too hurried week --
Rango-Rongo tablets --
Pascuenses today.

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