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Pitcairn Island, the Bounty mutineers, and their descendants : a history
Pitcairn Island, the Bounty mutineers, and their descendants : a history
Kirk, Robert W., 1937-2008
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Main title:
Imprint:
Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., 2008.
Collation:
viii, 253 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-250) and index.
Contents:
Foreword / Herbert Ford -- Introduction. The Island as Icon -- 1. Pitcairn Discovered -- 2. Bread That Grows on Trees! -- 3. Destination Tahiti -- 4. Captain Bligh v. Mr. Christian -- 5. The Famous Captain Bligh -- 6. With the Mutineers -- 7. An Almost Perfect Hideaway -- 8. Early Visitors: 1814-1825 -- 9. Captain Beechey Learns the Bloody Details -- 10. Death of the Patriarch -- 11. Fatal Tahitian Sojourn -- 12. "The Mussolini of Pitcairn" -- 13. A Busy Port of Call: 1839-1849 -- 14. Emergency Ward -- 15. Before the Separation -- 16. The Move to Norfolk Island -- 17. Return to Pitcairn -- 18. Shipwrecks and Hysteria -- 19. Pitkern and Place Names -- 20. Conversion, Constitution - and Murder -- 21. Into a New Century: 1900-1928 -- 22. What Depression? The 1930s -- 23. War and a Windfall: 1939-1959 -- 24. Population in Freefall: 1960-1979 -- 25. Dreams of Smiley's Millions ... And a Dream Realized -- 26. Bicentennial Decade -- 27. Island on Trial.
ISBN:
97807864347180786434716
Dewey class:
996.18
Language:
English
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