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account of the Marquesas Islands, 1797-1799

William Pascoe Crook

account of the Marquesas Islands, 1797-1799

by William Pascoe Crook

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Published by Haere Po in Papeete, Tahiti .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crook, William Pascoe, -- Travel -- French Polynesia -- Marquesas Islands.,
  • Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel.,
  • Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Pascoe Crook ; [edited by] Greg Dening ... [et al.] ; copy editor, Denise Koenig.
    ContributionsDening, Greg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU700 .C66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17116755M
    ISBN 102904717662, 2904171654
    LC Control Number2008541033

    Most traditional Polynesian societies rely on fishing and horticulture (growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables). European accounts of the region indicate that the Marquesas Islands were unique in their reliance on breadfruit, a large starchy fruit native to the Pacific islands. The page hardbound color book offers a complete account of all the plants found in the Marquesas Island. Of the vascular plant species recorded, species are native, with the remainder being human-introduced. Nearly half of the native flora (47%) is endemic to the Marquesas and includes ferns and lycophytes.

    Account. Join Now; Email Preferences; Books. Books See all Books as carry-on, a double box of Raisin Bran from the Marquesas Islands like I was Paris Hilton and the Raisin Bran was a.   For young females of the Marquesas Islands, the first coital experience reportedly is earlier than it is for young males before menarche —and occurs unplanned with an adult male (Suggs, , p. 63). Among ali‘i, an experienced chiefess, usually a .

    The islands of Ua Pou looked amazing, but we only sailed by on our way to Nuka Hiva. The volcanic plugs are supposed to look like Bora Bora, but the clouds apparently hide them most of the time. We went straight to Nuka Hiva. NUKA HIVA: The island of Nuka Hiva was also good. Baie De Taiohae, the main port for the Marquesas, offers most services.   Necker Island is part of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Few signs of long-term human habitation have been found. However, the island contains 52 archaeological site with 33 ceremonial heiau (basalt upright stones), believed to be celestially oriented, and stone artifacts much like those found in the main Hawaiian Islands.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle Manufacturer: Haere Po. An account of the Marquesas islands / William Pascoe Crook ; with forewords by Greg Dening, H.-M. Le Cleac'h, an editorial note, a short biography by Douglas Peacocke, a preliminary discourse by Samuel Greatheed, and observations made during a voyage to the Marquesas islands by captain James Wilson in the Duff (), captain Josiah Roberts in the Hope (), captain Edmund.

An account of the Marquesas islands par William Pascoe Crook. Illustrated with charts, portraits of persons of that time and maps drawn by Andreas Dettloff. November pages. 20,7 x 29,7 cm. ISBN 2 CFP in French Polynesia.

46 € includes transport fee for France. Other countries: see price lists. Order. The Marquesas Islands (/ m ɑːr ˈ k eɪ s ə s /; French: Îles Marquises or Archipel des Marquises or Marquises; Marquesan: Te Henua ʻEnana (North Marquesan) and Te Fenua ʻEnata (South Marquesan), both meaning "the land of men") are a group of volcanic islands in French Polynesia, an overseas account of the Marquesas Islands of France in the southern Pacific Ocean.

The Marquesas are located at ° S Location: Pacific Ocean. Marquesas Islands, French Îles Marquises, pair of volcanic archipelagoes in French Polynesia in the central South Pacific Ocean, miles (1, km) northeast of islands are, for the most part, high and craggy, with jagged peaks rising in places to some 4, feet (1, metres).

The largest (77 square miles [ square km]) and most populated island of the southeastern group is. Greg Dening ( – 13 March ) was an Australian historian of the Pacific.

Dening born in Newcastle, New South was educated at two Jesuit schools, St. Louis School in Perth and Xavier College in received an MA from the University of Melbourne and a PhD from Harvard University, where his doctoral dissertation was a historical ethnography of the Marquesas Islands.

Marquesas Islands The Marquesas Islands are an archipelago of about a dozen islands in French Polynesia, most with steep sas Islands has about residents. Welcome to The Marquesas Grand, brooding and powerful, nature’s fingers have sculpted the Marquesas Islands into sharp silhouettes that jut up dramatically from the cobalt-blue ocean.

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