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A lady’s cruise in a French man-of-war (1882)

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Titre : A lady’s cruise in a French man-of-war
Auteur : Constance frederica Gordon Cumming (1837-1924)
Editeur : William Blackwood and Sons – Edinburgh / Londres
Date : 1882
Sujet :
CHAPTER X.
Leave Samoa—Reach Tahiti—Grey shadows—Death of Queen Pomare —La Loire and her passengers—A general dispersion—Life ashore at Papeete —Admiral Serre and the royal family — Families of Salmon and Brander—Adoption, . . . . .148
CHAPTER XL
Papeete—Catholic mission—Protestant mission—A christening party La Maison Brander —Tales of the past—Evenings in Tahiti La musique—Plans—Sunday, . . . . . .164
CHAPTER XII.
Short sketch of a royal progi-ess round Tahiti, …. 177
CHAPTER XIII.
The royal progress round Tahiti—Life day by day — Himene—A beautiful shore—Manufacture of arrowroot llowers—A deserted cotton plantation—Tahitian dancing—The Areois—Vanilla plantations Fort of Taravao, ……. 182
CHAPTER XIV.
The royal progress round Tahiti {continued)—French fort at Taravou — The peninsula—Life in bird-cage houses—Torchlight procession Return to Papeete, ……. 198
CHAPTER XV.
The semaphore — Innnutable tides—The coral-reef—Spearing fish Netting—catching sharks—A royal mausoleum—Superstitions of East and West — Centipedes — Intoxicating drinks—Influenza Death of Mrs Simpson, …… 210
CHAPTER XVI.
The royal progress round Moorea—The Seignelay starts for the Marquesas and Paumotus—Indecision,….. 226
CHAPTER XVII.
Vain regrets—Some account of the Marquesas and the Paumotu groups, 236
CHAPTER XVIII.
Tahitian hospitality—A South Sea store—A bathing picnic—The Marquesans—Tattooing—Ancient games of Tahiti —Malay descent — Theory of a northerly migration, . . . . .267
CHAPTER XIX.
Life in Papeete—The market—Churches—Country life in the South Seas, …….. 286
CHAPTER XX.
Visit to the Protestant mission on Moorea—A sketch of the early history of the mission, …. … 294
CHAPTER XXL
A healing tree—Plantation life—Vanilla crops—Cat-and-dog life— A foiled assassin—The tropics of to-day—England in days of yore Among the crags—Infanticide—Heathen days, . . . 310
CHAPTER XXII.
Life ou Moorea—An ancient place of sacrifice—Arrival of H. M.S. Shah — Hospitalities on land and water,….. 322
CHAPTER XXIII.
The atoll group of Tetiaroa, …… 335
CHAPTER XXIV.
New Year’s Day in Tahiti—Ascent of Fautawa valley—Of palin salads, screw-pines, and bread-fruit—Packing mango-stones— Return of Gilbert Islanders—Departure of the Seignelay, . . . 339
CHAPTER XXV.
Hurricane at the Paumotus—Mahena plantation—Watching for vessels —Farewell to Tahiti, …… 353

Type : monographie imprimée
Langue : Anglais
Identifiant : SRLF_UCLA:LAGE-1530142
Source : University of California Libraries
Numérisation : MSN
Lien : https://archive.org/details/ladyscruiseinfre00gord

 

Categories:   1880 - 1889, Anglais, Archive.org (USA), Livres, périodiques & bulletins, Marquises, Océanie / Pacifique, Société, Tahiti, University of California Libraries

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