Saturday, March 31, 2007

Columnist suggests reading Collapse for info about Polynesians "colonizing" Rapanui

A Final Response
By Danny Kampf - Columnist
The Daily Colonial
Posted Thursday, March 29 2007 12:09:09 am

Just how, pray tell could they have gotten there? Yes, Polynesians colonized islands as far as Japan, Australia, Hawaii and Easter Island with nothing more than large canoes, but this was no small task. It took thousands of years of hopping through an archipelago of islands in the Pacific (basically, by trial and error) to accomplish such a feat. One really needs to read Jared Diamond’s book “Collapse” to get a full appreciation of just how arduous an undertaking this really was.

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