ISBN-10:
0520270568
ISBN-13:
9780520270565
Pub. Date:
10/11/2011
Publisher:
University of California Press
BLIGH: William Bligh in the South Seas

BLIGH: William Bligh in the South Seas

by Anne Salmond

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ISBN-13: 9780520270565
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/11/2011
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.81(d)

About the Author

Anne Salmond is Distinguished Professor of Maori Studies and Anthropology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Among her books are Two Worlds: First Meetings between Maori and European 1642-1772 and The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas.

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"Gripping and definitive."—Times Literary Supplement (Tls)

"A rich and riveting biography. . . . Salmond has successfully brought to life the complex personality of William Bligh and his world."—Library Journal

"A fine and measured biography . . . a model of depth, style and scope."—Wall Street Journal

"Bligh is presented here in as full a picture as anyone is ever going to be able to draw."

Columbus Dispatch

"Salmond brings a fresh perspective to a well documented topic. . . . Bligh is a book that will have wide appeal and a worthy addition to Salmond's award-winning repertoire."—Journal of the Polynesian Society

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