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A book title of interest is: Traveling Prehistoric Seas: Critical Thinking on Ancient Transoceanic Voyages by Alice Beck Kohoe.
Call Number: 970.01 KEH
An extract from the publisher's website states:
Until recently the theory that people could have traversed large
expanses of ocean in prehistoric times was considered pseudoscience. But
recent discoveries in places as disparate as Australia, Labrador,
Crete, California, and Chile open the possibility that ancient oceans
were highways, not barriers, and that ancient people possessed the means
and motives to traverse them. In this brief, thought-provoking, but
controversial book Alice Kehoe considers the existing evidence in her
reassessment of ancient sailing.