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discovery of Tahiti a journal of the second voyage of H.M.S. Dolphin round the world under the command of Captain Wallis, R.N., in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768, written by her master. by Robertson, George master of H.M.S. Dolphin.

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Published by Kraus Reprint in Nendeln, Liechtenstein .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Tahiti

Subjects:

  • Dolphin (Frigate),
  • Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Tahiti -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Hugh Carrington.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesWorks issued by the Hakluyt Society, 2d ser., no. 98, Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ;, 2nd ser., no. 98.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG161 .H23 2d ser., no. 98
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 291 p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5691420M
LC Control Number70021688

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First hand account of the interactions between the crew of HMS Dolphin and the locals on Tahiti in the summer of The crew were the first Europeans to set foot there. Much of the book deals with trust and communication between the two sides/5.   Aphrodite's Island is a bold new account of the European discovery of Tahiti, the Pacific island of mythic status that has figured so powerfully in European imaginings about sexuality, the exotic, and the nobility or bestiality of “savages.” In this groundbreaking book, Anne Salmond takes readers to the center of the shared history to furnish rich insights into Tahitian /5(7). Captain Wallis discovered Tahiti in when plans were being made in London to send a scientific expedition to the pacific. His reports of the island were so favourable that Tahiti soon became a favoured place for artists and scientists, as well as a source for provisions and recreation for European ships.4/5.   Aphrodite's Island is a bold new account of the European discovery of Tahiti, the Pacific island of mythic status that has figured so powerfully in European imaginings about sexuality, the exotic, and the nobility or bestiality of “savages.” In this groundbreaking book, Anne Salmond takes readers to the center of the shared history to furnish rich /5.

Joan Druett's book is an important addition to the history and literature of Tahiti. Like her earlier book, Tupaia; Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator, The Discovery of Tahiti draws on logbooks, journals, manuscripts and books to frame the story around a . Aphrodite's Island: The European discovery of Tahiti By Anne Salmond, and published in by University of California Press. ISBN . It marks the th anniversary of the discovery of Tahiti Island and some islands in the Tuamotu Archipelago by navigator Samuel Wallis in He was the first European to set foot on Tahiti Island, more precisely in Matavai Bay which is located in the commune of Mahina formerly part of TEU territory being the father of Pomare I. About Tahiti Discovery. knowledge full day tour swimming hole loves his country would highly recommend this tour stopped frequently don't hesitate to book excellent tour wonderful guide local history great scenery travel agent private tour french polynesia island tour fruit plants flora heritage stories river.5/5().

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