In the South Seas

ISBN-10: 0140434364

ISBN-13: 9780140434361

Edition: 1998

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Description: Originally written as a series of sketches for an American magazine, this is Stevenson's record of the first year he and his family spent travelling around the Marquesas, the Paumotus and the Gilbers.

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Note on the Text
Further Reading
Map
In the South Seas
The Marquesas
An Island Landfall
Making Friends
The Maroon
Death
Depopulation
Chiefs and Tapus
Hatiheu
The Port of Entry
The House of Temoana
A Portrait and a Story
Long-Pig - A Cannibal High Place
The Story of a Plantation
Characters
In a Cannibal Valley
The Two Chiefs of Atuona
The Paumotus
The Dangerous Archipelago - Atolls at a Distance
Fakarava: An Atoll at Hand
A House to Let in a Low Island
Traits and Sects in the Paumotus
A Paumotuan Funeral
Graveyard Stories
The Gilberts
Butaritari
The Four Brothers
Around Our House
A Tale of a Tapu
A Tale of a Tapu - continued
The Five Days' Festival
Husband and Wife
The Gilberts - Apemama
The King of Apemama: The Royal Trader
The King of Apemama: Foundation of Equator Town
The King of Apemama: The Palace of Many Women
The King of Apemama: Equator Town and the Palace
King and Commons
The King of Apemama: Devil-Work
The King of Apemama
Notes
Emendations
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