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Author Govor, Elena
Title Twelve days at Nuku Hiva : Russian encounters and mutiny in the South Pacific / Elena Govor
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2010
book jacket
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 Ethnology Library  DU701.N8 G68 2010    AVAILABLE    30520020729233
Descript xi, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-287) and index
pt. 1. From Russia to Nuku Hiva -- pt. 2. Nuku Hiva -- Day 1: Encounter : 25 April (7 May) 1804 -- Day 2: Discovery : 26 April (8 May) 1804 -- Day 3: Immersion : 27 April (9 May) 1804 -- Day 4: Tattooing : 28 April (10 May) 1804 -- Day 5: Heresy : 29 April (11 May) 1804 -- Day 6: Tension : 30 April (12 May) 1804 -- Day 7: Temptations : 1/13 May 1804 -- Day 8: Catharsis : 2/14 May 1804 -- Day 9: Dislocation : 3/15 May 1804 -- Days 10-12: Parting : 4/16-6/18 May 1804 -- pt. 3. From Nuku Hiva to Russia -- Epilogue: Nuku Hiva revisited
Subject Nuka Hiva (French Polynesia) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century
Nuka Hiva (French Polynesia) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
Acculturation -- French Polynesia -- Nuka Hiva -- History -- 19th century
Marquesans -- French Polynesia -- Nuka Hiva -- History -- 19th century
Russians -- French Polynesia -- Nuka Hiva -- History -- 19th century
Nuka Hiva (French Polynesia) -- Discovery and exploration, Russian
Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) -- Discovery and exploration, Russian
Russia. Voennyi flot -- History -- 19th century
Mutiny -- French Polynesia -- Nuka Hiva -- History -- 19th century
Alt Title 12 days at Nuku Hiva
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