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A description of Pitcairn"s island and its inhabitants

A description of Pitcairn"s island and its inhabitants

with an authentic account of the mutiny of the ship Bounty, and of the subsequent fortunes of the mutineers

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bounty (Ship),
  • Pitcairn Island

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFamily library -- no. 31, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxii, 303 p.
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14969198M

    A description of Pitcairn's Island and its inhabitants. With an authentic account of the mutiny of the ship Bounty, and of the subsequent fortunes of the mutineers. Author. From the Collection of Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village 89 Merri Street Warrnambool Victoria. Description Pitcairns Island and The Islanders in Author: Walter Brodie Publisher: Whittaker & Co Date: Size H x W x D 2 cm.

    A description of Pitcairn's Island and its inhabitants, with an authentic account of the mutiny of the ship Bounty, and of the subsequent fortunes of the mutineers. Author: John Barrow, Sir. A Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants with an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty, and of the Subsequent Fortunes of the Mutineers. New-York: J. & J. Harper, 16mo, original printed tan muslin over boards rebacked.

    A description of Pitcairn's island and its inhabitants with an authentic account of the mutiny of the ship Bounty, and of the subsequent fortunes of the mutineers / .   Charges of systemic problems with sexual abuse rocked the island in the last decade, and out-migration has reduced its population considerably. Officially annexed by Great Britain in , Pitcairn Island remains one of the most unique and interesting societies on planet Earth, made so by its tiny size but also by its very unusual history.


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A Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants: With an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty, and of the Subsequent Fortunes of the Mutineers Hardcover – Octo by John Barrow (Author)Author: John Barrow.

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: a Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants eBook: Barrow, Sir John: Kindle StoreAuthor: Barrow, Sir John. A Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants with an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty, and of the Subsequent Fortunes of the Mutineers (The Family Library) Barrow, John (published anonymousl Book Description: Harper and Brothers 2nd american edition after the Harpers issue fine in a later Alan Grace 1/4 calf and marbled boards leather binding.

A Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants: With an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty, and of the Subsequent Fortunes of the Mutineers Issue 31 of Harper's family library Issue of School district library: Author: Sir John Barrow: Publisher: Harper, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Title A description of Pitcairn's Island and its inhabitants.

Contributor Names Barrow, John, Sir, Pitcairn Island is not the largest land area but is the only island with inhabitation.

Pitcairn Islanders are a group of an ethnic group who are descended majorly from the Bounty mutineers and the Tahitians. This historical evidence is majorly sought from the books and numerous films created on the Pitcairn Islands. Pitcairn's Island is the third installment in the fictional trilogy by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall about the mutiny aboard HMS is preceded by Mutiny on the "Bounty" and Men Against the novel first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post (from 22 September through 3 November ) then was published in by Little, Brown and : Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall.

Brief description of Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands comprise the islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno. Only Pitcairn Island is inhabited.

It is about 3 km long by km wide. Henderson Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an important breeding ground for seabirds. TheFile Size: KB. Potential extinction. As of Julythe total resident population of the Pitcairn Islands including the six temporary residents: an administrator, a doctor, a police officer, and their spouses.

However, the actual permanent resident population was only 49 Pitcairners Calling code: + Skip to main content. Try Prime Books. The paradise island where no one wants to live: HMS Bounty mutineers' settlement could die out because of dark legacy of child sex abuse Only 50 people live on Pitcairn, the last British territory.

Description of Pitcairn's Island and its inhabitants. New York, Harper & brothers, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Barrow, Sir.

A Description of Pitcairn's Island and Its Inhabitants by Sir John Barrow,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Sir John Barrow. Pitcairn's Island is the most ambitious of the three books in the Bounty Trilogy.

In fact, it is likely the most ambitious book Nordhoff and Hall ever undertook. In relating the story of the Bounty mutineers' escape and exile, the authors dispense with earlier perspectives and their wide epic sweeps/5.

A tourist's guide to Pitcairn Island Hunting breadfruit in the Pitcairns. Well-preserved remains of stone age settlements from the island's earlier inhabitants.

This island is called Wateeoo by the natives. Appears in 50 books from Page 69 - Ninety-seven ice hills were distinctly seen within the field, besides those on the outside; many of them very large, and looking like a ridge of mountains, rising one above another till they were lost in the clouds.

The history of the Pitcairn Islands begins with the colonization of the islands by Polynesians in the 11th century. The Polynesians established a culture that flourished for four centuries and then vanished. They lived on Pitcairn and Henderson Islands, and on Mangareva Island kilometres ( mi) to the northwest, for about years.

Since then, the Pitkerners have been sustained by government aid as their population has shrunk. At its height, just before the Second World War, residents lived on the sub-tropical island.

You little know what comfort that thought brings me I was thinking,” he added presently, “what a paradise Pitcairn’s Island might prove, could we have chosen our companions here.A description of Pitcairn's Island and its inhabitants, with an authentic account of the mutiny of the ship Bounty and of the subsequent fortunes of the mutineers.

Author: John Barrow, Sir.The Pitcairn Islands are a loosely grouped handful of tiny islands in the remote South Pacific, farther from any continent than any other inhabited island.

The islands are the last British colony in the South Pacific and the most isolated British dependency, apart from Tristan da Cunha. The rugged main island was settled by the infamous mutineers of the HMS Bounty and their Polynesian Government: Self-governing British Overseas Territory.