The Cruise of the Janet Nichol Among the South Sea Islands: A Diary by Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson
"Fanny Stevenson's spirited personality led her into scenes and situations few Europeans, and fewer European women, had experienced. Her diary and its accompanying photographs offer unique glimpses of life in some of the last independent Pacific kingdoms and those just coming under colonial rule at the end of the nineteenth century. This book, with an introduction by Roslyn Jolly, is the story of an unconventional woman, her unusual marriage, and her adventurous journey through a rapidly changing Pacific world."--BOOK JACKET.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Note on the text
Other editions - View all
The Cruise of the Janet Nichol Among the South Sea Islands; a Diary by Mrs ...
Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson
No preview available - 2012
The Cruise of the Janet Nichol Among the South Sea Islands; A Diary by Mrs ...
Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson
No preview available - 2015
Apemama Apia asked beach better black boys boat breadfruit brought Butaritari cabin called canoe captain Casco cocoanuts colour cook copra coral crowd cruise deck devil box diary dress Equator excitement eyes face Fani Fanny Fanny's fish flag Funafuti gave German half-caste hand Hawaiian head Henderson Hird husband Jaluit Janet Nicoll King King's labour lady lagoon land lava-lava little girls looked Louis's Majuro Manihiki Maraki missionary morning native necklace night Niue Noumea Nuieue Pacific pandanus passengers Penrhyn Peter Grant photographs Piru present Pukapuka reef returned ridi Robert Louis Stevenson round sailed Samoa schooner seemed sennit shell ship ship's shore side sight smile soon South Seas surf Suwarrow Sydney Tahiti tapu Tembinoka thing Tin Jack told Tom Day took trader vessel village Villiero voyage walked wife woman women wreath wrecked young