Cheryl Leonard
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Pages: 33

Easter Island is the world’s most isolated inhabited island, located in Chile,in the Southeastern Pacific Ocean. It is famous for its 887 mysterious megalith stone statues called Moai. The Polynesian settlers to the island began colonization from a limited resource base, and created an advanced society of religious and artistic culture. From their monumental sculpture and stone work skills, they created the stone giant statues, of which many still stand today. Unfortunately, the flourishing society did not last,and the most common theory for the decline of this society was deforestation of the land, leading to war between the factions, famine, and ultimately the collapse of the society. This book is an introduction into one of the world’s ancient civilizations, addressing the history of the island, the characteristics of the Polynesian settlers, the amazing Moai ...
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