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The Resource Aphrodite's island : the European discovery of Tahiti, Anne Salmond

Aphrodite's island : the European discovery of Tahiti, Anne Salmond

Label
Aphrodite's island : the European discovery of Tahiti
Title
Aphrodite's island
Title remainder
the European discovery of Tahiti
Statement of responsibility
Anne Salmond
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an account of the European discovery of Tahiti, focusing on the European imaginings of exotic sexuality and the noble savage, as well as the Tahitian perceptions of the visitors
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Salmond, Anne
Dewey number
996.211
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DU870
LC item number
.S335 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pacific Islanders
  • Tahitians
  • Tahitians
  • Public opinion
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
Label
Aphrodite's island : the European discovery of Tahiti, Anne Salmond
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Auckland, N.Z. : Viking, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [470]-517) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aphrodite's island -- Thunder in 'Opoa -- The glorious children of Tetumu -- Purea, 'Queen' of Tahiti -- Happy island of Cythera -- Ahutoru at the opéra -- A Polynesian Venus -- Captain Cook in Arcadia -- The transit of Venus -- Circling the land -- Tupaia's ship -- The Viceroy of Peru -- Tute's return -- Hitihiti's odyssey -- The red feathers of 'Oro -- Three Tahitians in Lima -- Boenechea's burial -- Matimo and the friars -- Ma'i on ice skates -- A bare-chested captain -- Tute's portThe angel of history -- Appendix. The seasons in Tahiti
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First University of California Press edition.
Extent
537 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520261143
Lccn
2009024503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
BK0008258878
Label
Aphrodite's island : the European discovery of Tahiti, Anne Salmond
Publication
Note
Originally published: Auckland, N.Z. : Viking, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [470]-517) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aphrodite's island -- Thunder in 'Opoa -- The glorious children of Tetumu -- Purea, 'Queen' of Tahiti -- Happy island of Cythera -- Ahutoru at the opéra -- A Polynesian Venus -- Captain Cook in Arcadia -- The transit of Venus -- Circling the land -- Tupaia's ship -- The Viceroy of Peru -- Tute's return -- Hitihiti's odyssey -- The red feathers of 'Oro -- Three Tahitians in Lima -- Boenechea's burial -- Matimo and the friars -- Ma'i on ice skates -- A bare-chested captain -- Tute's portThe angel of history -- Appendix. The seasons in Tahiti
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First University of California Press edition.
Extent
537 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520261143
Lccn
2009024503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
BK0008258878

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