Tristan Da Cunha: History. People. Language

Tristan Da Cunha: History. People. Language

by Daniel Schreier, Karen Lavarello-Schreier
     
 

This highly insightful book takes a comprehensive look at the most remote inhabited island in the world. Located in the South Atlantic Ocean, the island lies midway between Brazil and South Africa. Included are descriptions of the history of the island since its discovery in 1506, the community that lives there today and their way of life, and the special kind of…  See more details below

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This highly insightful book takes a comprehensive look at the most remote inhabited island in the world. Located in the South Atlantic Ocean, the island lies midway between Brazil and South Africa. Included are descriptions of the history of the island since its discovery in 1506, the community that lives there today and their way of life, and the special kind of English they speak, including a glossary of local terms. Over 50 black and white photographs illustrate views of the island, its unique wildlife, its inhabitants, and their diverse activities.


About the Author:
Daniel Schreier is a lecturer in the department of English and American studies at the University of Regensburg in Germany. Karen Lavarello-Schreier was born and raised on the island of Tristan da Cunha and is the first Tristanian ever to have authored a book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903292037
Publisher:
Battlebridge Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)

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