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Author Salmond, Anne
Title Aphrodite's island : the European discovery of Tahiti / Anne Salmond
Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press 2010
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DU870 S172 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001042266
 Ethnology Library  DU870 .S335 2010    AVAILABLE    30520020745270
Edition 1st University of California Press ed
Descript 537 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: Auckland, N.Z. : Viking, 2009
Includes bibliographical references (p. [470]-517) and index
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 port -- The angel of history -- The seasons in Tahiti
Subject Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Discovery and exploration -- European
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Ethnic relations
Pacific Islanders -- First contact with Europeans -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island)
Tahitians -- History
Tahitians -- Travel -- History
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Foreign public opinion, European
Public opinion -- Europe -- History
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