I hope that the readers of this journal will not pass this volume over in the mistaken impression that its topic is an esoteric one, of interest only to ethnobotanists. The truth is that the study of the sweet potato cuts straight to the heart of some of the most important issues in Polynesian prehistory, especially for Rapa Nui.
"A Sweet Potato in Oceania: A Reappraisal (Review),"
Rapa Nui Journal: Journal of the Easter Island Foundation: Vol. 20
, Article 11.
Available at: https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/rnj/vol20/iss2/11