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Author Couper, A. D.

Title Sailors and traders : a maritime history of the Pacific peoples / Alastair Couper.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    995 COU    Available
Description xiii, 262 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-251) and index.
Contents Introduction: A seafaring perspective -- Sailors, myths and traditions -- The first pacific seafarers -- Settlements, territories and trade -- The arrival of foreign ships -- Pacific commercial shipowners -- Under foreign sail -- Dangers, mutinies and the law -- Companies, colonies and crewing -- Island protests and enterprises -- Contemporary local and regional shipping -- The global pacific seafarer -- Epilogue: Some contemporary resonances.
Subject Pacific Islanders -- History.
Sea Peoples -- Pacific Area -- History.
Sailors -- Pacific Area -- History.
Shipping -- Pacific Area -- History.
Added Title Maritime history of the Pacific peoples
ISBN 9780824832391 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0824832396 (hard cover : alk. paper)

 
    
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