'Pathway of the Birds' and the great polynesian voyage

Weekend Variety Wireless 10/09/2018
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In the entire history of human migration the Polynesian voyages still beggars belief.

Facts, depictions, archaeology, botany and a host of scientific disciplines come together in one cracking book by Andrew Crowe.

Andrew doesn’t like doing interviews but that’s OK.

Oceania migration expert and geneticist Lisa Matisoo-Smith of Otago University joins Graeme to review this must-have publication.

The book itself explores the often neglected section of history, which follows how the Polynesian people expanded their territory across the world’s largest expanse of ocean.

It also includes a variety of photographs, maps and diagrams.

Listen to the full interview with Lisa Matisoo-Smith above.

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