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Incidents of a whaling voyage (1841)

INCIDENTS OF A WHALING VOYAGE

Titre : Incidents of a whaling voyage to which are added observations on the scenery, manners and customs, and missionary stations, of the Sandwich end Society Islands.
Auteur : Francis Allyn Olmsted
Editeur : D. Appleton and Co – New-York
Date : 1841
Sujet :
Chapitre XXI
Voyage to Tahiti – Embarkation – Passengers – An incident – Calm latitudes – Poisonous fish (264)
Chapitre XXII
Tahiti – Arrival at Tahiti – Papeete Bay – British Consulate – American whale ships – Natives –  Capt, Upham – United States Consul – disaster at Tongatabu.  (271)
Chapitre XXIII
Tahiti – Difference of time – Natives – Tongatabu – Queen Pomare – Pomare tane – Tahitian soldiers – Display – Church – Palace – Seamen’s chapel. (280)
Chapitre XXIV
Tahiti – Police – Coral – Fishing by Torchlight – Diseases – An noyances Moonlight at Papeete – Shaving the head – Native costume – Novel engineering – Climbing the cocoa-nut tree. (293)
Chapitre XXV
Tahiti – Fruits – Cocoa-nut oil – Sugar – Guava – Bread-fruit – Tide. (303)
Chapitre XXVI
The South Pacific.- Retrospect of Tahiti – Additional passengers – Accident – Snow – Iceberg – Religion of sailors – Bird – catching. (312)
Source : Université du Michigan
Numérisation : Google Books
Lien : https://books.google.com/books?id=sqxy9F9a9ggC&dq=tahiti&hl=fr&source=gbs_navlinks_s

 

 

Categories:   1840 - 1849, Anglais, Google Books, Livres, périodiques & bulletins, Marquises, Société, Tahiti, University of Michigan - Henry Vignaud Library

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