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Additional Reading

BUCK, Peter, Vikings of the Sunrise, Whitcomb and Tombs Ltd. Christchurch, 1938
DAVENPORT, William, Social Organization notes on the Northern Santa Cruz Islands the Duff Islands (Taumako) p. 137, Sonderdruck aus Baessler-Archiv, Beitraege zur Voelkerkunde, Band XVI, 1968
FEINBERG, Richard, Polynesian Seafaring and Navigation, Kent State U. Press, Kent OH 1998
HADDON, A.C. & J. HORNELL, Canoes of Oceania, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, 1936-1936
IRWIN, Geoffrey, The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonisation of the Pacific, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1992
KIRCH, Patrick V. On the Road of the Winds, University of California Press Ltd. London 2000
LEWIS, David, We, the Navigators, Second edition, University of Hawai’i Press, Honolulu, 1994
MARCHAJ, C.A. Sail Performance, Theory and Practice, London: Adelard Coles, 1996 pp. 158-176 (Details of Marchaj’s wind-tunnel tests on sails resembling the Taumako type)
PUKU’I, Mary Kawena, Tales of the Menehune, Kamehameha Schools Press, Honolulu, 1985 (Hawaiian version of Lata story, p. 3)