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Mutiny On The Bounty & Pandora's Box

David G Williams - 2015 - History - Limited preview
Deluxe A4 Edition of this new version of the whole story of the Bounty, covers everything, from its disastrous crew selection, the Mutiny, incitement of Polynesian wars, trials, executions, pardons, kidnaps, rapes, enslavement to the brutal ...

From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay: The Lost Frigates of Lapérouse

Russell C. Shelton - 1987 - Discoveries (in geography). - No preview available

Landfalls: A Novel

Naomi J. Williams - 2015 - Fiction - Limited preview
"Reimagines the historical Lapaerouse expedition, a voyage of exploration that left Brest in 1785 with two frigates, more than two hundred men, and overblown Enlightenment ideals and expectations, in a brave attempt to circumnavigate the globe ...

Where Fate Beckons: The Life of Jean-François de la Pérouse

John Dunmore - 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
French explorer and naval officer Jean-François de la Pérouse (1741–88) was, after James Cook, the greatest explorer of the Pacific in the eighteenth century. In 1785, La Pérouse was commissioned by Louis XVI to head an expedition into the ...

The Samoa Islands: An Outline of a Monograph With Particular Consideration ...

Augustin Krämer - 2000 - History - Limited preview
Augustin Kramer's account of his sojourn in the Samoa Islands from 1897 to 1899. Of particular importance to Samoans are the original documents containing ceremonial greetings and genealogical pedigrees. All Samoan language texts have been ...

Illustrated History of the South Pacific

Marcia Stenson - 2006 - Oceania - No preview available
The South Pacific is not only our geographic environment, it is also our cultural environment, and many New Zealanders trace their ancestry to Polynesian seafarers. This book is an introduction to the history of the South Pacific. A companion ...

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Pacific

Colin McEvedy - 1998 - History - Snippet view
Outlines the history of the Pacific Ocean and the lands around it prehistoric times to the present