Plants and the migrations of Pacific peoples; a symposium.

; University of Hawaii (Honolulu) ; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) ; Pacific Science Congress (10th : 1961 : Honolulu, Hawaii)
[Honolulu] Bishop Museum Press, 1963.

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Other Authors National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
University of Hawaii (Honolulu)
Pacific Science Congress (10th : 1961 : Honolulu, Hawaii)
Subjects Botany -- Pacific Area.
Ethnobotany -- Pacific Area.
Pacific Area.
Description 136 pages illustrations, maps 26 cm
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes "Held at the Tenth Pacific Science Congress of the Pacific Science Association, University of Hawaii, Honolulu ... 21 August to 6 September, 1961, and sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, and the University of Hawaii."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Movement of people and ideas across the Pacific / George F. Carter -- Prehistoric voyages as agencies for Melanesian and South American plant and animal dispersal to Polynesia / Thor Heyerdahl -- Vernacular plant names in Melanesia: some examples from Northern New Caledonia / A.G. Haudricourt -- Proto-Melanesian plant names / Ann Chowning -- Correlations of plant patterns and population migration into the Australian New Guinea highlands / R.G. Robbins -- The role of pandanus in the culture of the Marshall Islands / Benjamin C. Stone -- Appendix: Marshallese cultivar index and distribution of the names by atoll / Benjamin C. Stone -- The migration of rice from mainland Southeast Asia into Indonesia / J.E. Spencer -- Rice cultivation of the ancient Mariana Islanders / Ichiro Yawata -- Sweet-potato variation and its relation to human migration in the Pacific / D.E. Yen -- The origin of the sweet potato plant / Ichizo Nishiyama -- The Oceanian-African hypotheses and the sweet potato / Harold C. Conklin.
Geographic Area Pacific Ocean
Network Numbers (OCoLC)385080
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Barrau, Jacques,
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