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Easter Island

Giant Stone Statues Tell of a Rich and Tragic Past

Easter Island( )
Author: Arnold, Caroline
ISBN:978-0-395-87609-1
Publication Date:Mar 2001
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $23.95
Book Description:

In about A.D. 400, a group of seafarers reached a small, isolated island in Polynesia and founded a new settlement. They developed a rich and complex culture that lasted more than a thousand years. The population eventually declined, and soon all that remained were a few inhabitants and hundreds of mysterious giant stone statues in varying stages of disrepair. Caroline Arnold explains how archeologists and other scientists and scholars have pieced together a history of Easter...
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Book Details
Pages:48
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.955 x 25.4 x 0.94 cm
Book Weight:0.4 Kilograms



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