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31 October 2020

 
Title: Prehistoric migrations to the Pacific + The long distance journey of the sweet potato
Authors: Philippe Rekacewicz & Philippe Rivière
Keywords: #migration #Oceania
Data sources: Valentí Rull, “Human Discovery and Settlement of the Remote Easter Island,” Quaternary 2, no. 2 (2019); K. R. Howe, The Quest For Origins: Who First Discovered and Settled the Pacific Islands? (Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2003); Geoff Irwin, “From West to East Polynesia,” Te Ara (online resource); Lisa Matisoo-Smith, “Tracking Austronesian Expansion into the Pacific via the Paper Mulberry Plant,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, no. 44 (October 2015); Kon-Tiki Museum, Oslo.

Caroline Roullier et al., “Historical Collections Reveal Patterns of Diffusion of Sweet Potato in Oceania Obscured by Modern Plant Movements and Recombination,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, no. 6 (February 2013); Douglas E. Yen, The Sweet Potato in Oceania: An Essay in Ethnobotany (Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1974); Karl Rensch, “Polynesian Plant Names: Linguistic Analysis and Ethnobotany, Expectations and Limitations,” in Islands, Plants, and Polynesians: An Introduction to Polynesian Ethnobotany: Proceedings of a Symposium, ed. Paul Alan Cox and Sandra Anne Banack (Portland: Dioscorides Press, 1991).
Publication: Sonia Shah, The Next Great Migration, Bloomsbury, 2020.
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