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

Robert Louis Stevenson was known in Samoa as Tusitala, the teller of tales. In A Footnote To History, however, he comes very close to the truth. This is an eyewitness account of the battle of the three great Western nations of the time (Germany, Britain and the U.S.) for control of Samoa.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824818579
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 09/01/1996
Series: Pasifika Library Series
Pages: 161
Product dimensions: 5.35(w) x 7.71(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile: 1080L (what's this?)

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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