A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa by Robert Louis Stevenson

A Footnote to History Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa
By Robert Louis Stevenson

The compromise was not, I am told, without precedent; but it lacked all appearance of success. To the constitution of Samoa, which was already all wheels and no horses, the consuls had added a fifth wheel. In addition to the old conundrum, "Who is the king?" they had supplied a new one, "What is the vice-king?"

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781722080792
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/04/2018
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.14(d)

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa

Education:

Edinburgh University, 1875

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