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This is a well-researched book making a strong case for population of the Polynesian islands be non-purposeful pollination of humanity; accidental voyages due to storms or navigational error; exile, etc. This is due to the accounts gathered the earliest European explorers (mostly Cook), missionaries, etc. The author makes the case on navigation realities, horticultural, cultural, and linguistic evidence with a fair amount about the pig and the facts revealed by lone islands where the animal's na ...more