An Account of the Pelew Islands (Literature of Travel Exploration and Empire) by George Keate

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Published by Leicester University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Australasian & Pacific history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Classic travel writing,
  • History of other lands,
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Australia & Oceania - General,
  • Palauan language,
  • History,
  • English,
  • History: World,
  • Micronesia,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • Palau,
  • Travel writing,
  • Description and travel,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsKaren L. Nero (Editor), Nicholas Thomas (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7838546M
ISBN 100718501551
ISBN 109780718501556

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This was one of the most popular of all shipwreck narratives, partly because of the happy ending, of the adventure and partly because of the detailed descriptions of the Pelew Islands natural features and society Wilson exercised excellent control over his men, dealt smoothly with the natives The crew set to work to build a [ ].

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London, For Captain Wilson, (Pelew), an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, part of the Caroline Islands. Trust territory of the USA.

Area, approximately sq km. Population, 12, (). The southern islands are composed of coral limestone, the northern islands of volcanic rock. The islands are subject to earthquakes.

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