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. by Barrow, John Sir

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Subjects:

  • Bounty (Ship),
  • Bounty Mutiny, 1789.,
  • Pitcairn Island.

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Other titlesEventful history of the mutiny of the Bounty
SeriesFamily library
The Physical Object
Pagination[vii]-xii, [13]-303 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages303
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Open LibraryOL16800826M

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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 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. 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. The. 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 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 Company.

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This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER IV/5(2). 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.

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.

PITCAIRN's ISLAND unfolds a tale of drunkeness, betrayal, murder, and vengeance as it chronicles the fate of Christian, the mutineers, and a handful of Tahitians, who together take refuge on the loneliest island in the Pacific.

Paperback, pages Published July 14th by Back Bay Books /5(59). Pitcairn's island by Nordhoff, Charles, ; Hall, James Norman,joint author. Publication date Books for People with Print Disabilities.

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With an authentic account of the mutiny of the ship Bounty, and of the subsequent fortunes of the mutineers. Author. 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. 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.

The People of Pitcairn Island The majority of Pitcairn Islanders are descended from the nine mutineers of His Majesty’s Armed Vessel Bounty who, led by Fletcher Christian, landed on unihabited Pitcairn Island in with six Polynesian men, twelve Polynesian women, and an infant girl.

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 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.

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. They went to Tahiti in the Society Islands for research and inspiration, and ended up staying, Nordhoff for twenty years, Hall for life.

Their second book, Faery Lands of the South Seas, was serialised in Harper's inthen published in book form. Nordhoff married a Tahitian woman with whom he would have four daughters and two sons.

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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. New-York: J.

& J. Harper, 16mo, original printed tan muslin over boards rebacked. In a further four families from Norfolk Island decided to return, led by Simon Young who, with Nobb's parting blessing, was to become the community's new leader.

It was a different Pitcairn now of 43 people and only five families - the Youngs, Christians, McCoys, Buffetts and the American Warrens.

SHILLIBEER John - A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage, to Pitcairn's Island; including an Interesting Sketch of the Present State of the Brazils and of Spanish South America.

Illustrated with sixteen etchings by the author, from drawings on the spot. London: for Law and Whittaker () 2nd ed., frontispiece and 12 plates (2 folding, 1 comprising 2, the other 3 images; 1 printed in red ochre.

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 inPitcairn 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. A "superb story of adventure and conflict" (Saturday Review), Pitcairn's Island follows the mutineers of the Bounty as they take refuge on the loneliest island in the Pacific.

In the annals of seafaring there is no more fascinating account of South Seas adventure than Pitcairn's novel unfolds a tale of desperation, profligacy, and betrayal as it chronicles the fate of Fletcher.

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 book, Pitcairn's Island, is the story of the mutineers who tried to find an island on which to live out their lives without fear of discovery.

The island must be small and remote enough not to have been charted by the admiralty, but big enough to sustain the lives of 27 people indefinitely. Explore books by John Barrow with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ This review is for book one, I'll review the others as I read them.

The Mutiny on the Bounty 4 stars When I started this I was slightly worried because a) it's written by two authors and I though it might be jarring when it switched from one to the other b) N. Wyeth's illustrations had several top-less ladies and c) the books didn't seem very happy I knew almost for certain how it would end/5(77).

Oeno is a low-lying atoll island located about km North-West of Pitcairn. Although first discovered by Captain Henderson of "Hercules", it takes its name from an American Whaler, which sighted the Island in Oeno lies inside a lagoon, and the sand bar, which is constantly undergoing change, is currently unattached from the Island.

Settled in by mutineers from the storied H.M.S. Bounty, Pitcairn Island is one of the British Empire’s most isolated remnants, a mystical hunk of rock that was largely ignored until Inthe tiny Pacific island of Pitcairn was torn apart when seven men were put on trial for sexually abusing children.

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A Description of Pitcairns Island And Its Inhabitants With An Authentic Accoun. John Barrow. A Description of Pitcairns Island And Its by John Barrow. 8 /. The Pitcairn Islands are a British Overseas Territory in the South Pacific Ocean, with a population of about The politics of the islands takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic dependency, whereby the Mayor is the head of territory's constitution is the Local Government Ordinance of In terms of population, the Pitcairn Islands is the.Pitcairn Island is one of the most isolated and mysterious places on the planet.

The dreams of many of actually visiting are foiled because of the high costs and extremely arduous journeys it can require to get to Pitcairn itself.

Most people have no idea how to get to Pitcairn Island. The population has dropped from in the s to It is 3, miles away from New Zealand and has no harbour or airstrip. Visitors must fly to an outlying Tahitian island .

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