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Pathways to the Tongan past

Dirk R. Spennemann

Pathways to the Tongan past

an exhibition of three decades of modern archaeology in the Kingdom of Tonga (1957 to 1987)

by Dirk R. Spennemann

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Published by Tongan National Centre in Nukuʼalofa, Tonga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tonga
    • Subjects:
    • Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Tonga -- Exhibitions.,
    • Archaeology -- Tonga -- Exhibitions.,
    • Tonga -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.,
    • Tonga -- History -- Exhibitions.,
    • Tonga -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 60)

      Statement[text, Dirk H.R. Spennemann].
      ContributionsTongan National Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN875.T6 S64 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1188027M
      LC Control Number94178079
      OCLC/WorldCa23296695

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Prepare to be fascinated by the early. The book cover was also specially illustrated by AUT alumni, Dr Talita Kiume Toluta’u, the first Pacific woman in the world to achieve a PhD in graphic design through practice led thesis. Dr Manu’atu hopes the book would be a much valued teaching resource used and applied by Tongan and Pacific teachers across New Zealand.

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