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Author Laracy, Hugh, author.

Title Watriama and Co : further Pacific Islands portraits / Hugh Laracy.

Publication Info. Acton, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2013.
©2013

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 272 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Pierre Chanel of Futuna (1803-1841) : the making of a saint -- 2. The Sinclairs of Pigeon Bay, or 'The prehistory of the Robinsons of Ni'ihau' : an essay in historiography, or 'tales their mother told them' -- 3. Insular eminence : Cardinal Moran (1830-1911) and the Pacific Islands -- 4. Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming (1837-1924) : traveller, author, painter -- 5. Niels Peter Sorensen (1848-1935) : the story of a criminal adventurer -- 6. John Strasburg (1856-1924) : a plain sailor -- 7. Ernest Frederick Hughes Allen (1867-1924) : South Seas trader -- 8. Beatrice Grimshaw (1870-1953) : pride and prejudice in Papua -- 9. W.J. Watriama (c. 1880-1925) : pretender and patriot, (or, 'a blackman's defence of white Australia') -- 10. Lucy Evelyn Cheesman (1881-1969) : traveller, writer, scientist -- 11. Donald Gilbert Kennedy (1898-1967) : an outsider in the colonial service -- 12. George Bogese (1904-1959) : 'just a bloody traitor?' -- 13. Hector MacQuarrie (1889-1973) : traveller, writer, friend of Vouza -- 14. Patrick O'Reilly (1900-1988) : bibliographer of the Pacific.
Summary Watriama and Co (the title echoes Kipling's Stalky and Co!) is a collection of biographical essays about people associated with the Pacific Islands.
Language English.
Subject Watriama, William Jacob, 1880?-1925.
Watriama, William Jacob, 1880?-1925.
Pacific Islanders -- Biography.
Islands of the Pacific -- History.
Australasian and Pacific history.
Colonialism and imperialism.
History.
History: specific events and topics.
Humanities.
Regional and national history.
HISTORY -- Asia -- Southeast Asia.
Pacific Islanders. (OCoLC)fst01049992
Pacific Ocean -- Islands of the Pacific. (OCoLC)fst01244201
Océaniens -- Biographies.
Pacifique, Îles du -- Histoire.
Indexed Term pacific region history.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Laracy, Hugh. Watriama and Co. Acton, A.C.T. ANU E PRESS, 2013 9781921666322 (OCoLC)848789061
ISBN 9781921666339 (electronic bk.)
1921666331 (electronic bk.)
1921666323
9781921666322
Standard No. 10.26530/OAPEN_459999 doi
AU@ 000051619779
AU@ 000053046151
GBVCP 1008658812
GBVCP 865751501
NZ1 15350638
AU@ 000068987326
AU@ 000071215235

 
    
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