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Pac.GN662.C68 2009
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TITLE: Sailors and traders : a maritime history of the Pacific peoples / Alastair Couper.
ADDED TITLE: Maritime history of the Pacific peoples
AUTHOR: Couper, A. D.
PUBLISHED: Honolulu : University of Hawai i Press, c2009.
DESCRIPTION: xiii, 262 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-251) and index.
NOTES: Introduction: A seafaring perspective -- Sailors, myths and traditions -- The first pacific seafarers -- Settlements, territories and trade -- The arrival of foreign ships -- Pacific commercial shipowners -- Under foreign sail -- Dangers, mutinies and the law -- Companies, colonies and crewing -- Island protests and enterprises -- Contemporary local and regional shipping -- The global pacific seafarer -- Epilogue: Some contemporary resonances.
SUBJECT: Pacific Islanders--History.
SUBJECT: Sea Peoples--Pacific Area--History.
SUBJECT: Sailors--Pacific Area--History.
SUBJECT: Shipping--Pacific Area--History.

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