Main Program | Christina Thompson: Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

29 Oct 2020 17:00 - 18:00
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In Sea People, Christina Thompson explores the fascinating story of Polynesia’s ancient voyagers, as well as the sailors, linguists, archaeologists, folklorists, biologists, and geographers who have puzzled over this history for three hundred years. Listen in to experience a masterful mix of history, geography, anthropology, and the science of navigation.

Dalam Sea People, Christina Thompson mengeksplorasi kisah menarik tentang nenek moyang Polinesia, serta para pelaut, ahli bahasa, arkeolog, ahli legenda tradisional, ahli biologi, dan ahli geografi yang berusaha membuka teka-teki di balik sejarah yang berlangsung selama tiga ratus tahun ini. Dengarkan sesi ini untuk merasakan pengalaman yang menggabungkan sejarah, geografi, antropologi, dan ilmu navigasi.

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Christina Thompson

Harvard Review editor, Christina Thompson, is the author of Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia, which won the 2020 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award and the 2019 New South Wales Premier’s …

Simon Winchester

Based in Massachusetts and New York City, USA, Simon Winchester is The New York Times bestselling author of Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27 1883, and The Men …

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