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Nineteen years in Polynesia : missionary life, travels, and researches in the islands of the Pacific

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Title: Nineteen years in Polynesia : missionary life, travels, and researches in the islands of the Pacific
Other Titles: A comparative view of the Polynesian dialects
Author(s): Turner, George
Keywords: Polynesia--Description and travel
Missions--Polynesia
Polynesia--Social life and customs
Date published: 1861
Publisher: London : J. Snow
Description: 
Departure from England and settlement at Tanna -- Labours among the people -- Hostilities and difficulties -- Continued opposition -- Council to put us to death -- War declared -- Our flight -- Our rescue -- Tanna and the Tannese -- Samoa; Position; Early visitors; Successful introduction of Christianity -- Samoa; Early hindrances to Christianity -- Labours at Safata -- Mission seminary -- Conversions -- Mission seminary district -- The press and translations -- Ethnological papers; Infancy and childhood -- Adult and advanced years -- Food; Cooking; Liquors -- Clothing -- Amusements -- Mortality; Logevity; Disease, etc. -- Death and burial -- A future state; Religion, etc. -- Mythological traditions -- Houses -- Canoes -- Articles of manufacture -- Government and laws -- Wars -- Illustrations of scripture -- Missionary voyage in 1845 -- Missionary voyage in 1848 -- Missionary voyage in 1859 -- Conclusion -- Meteorological register for seven years -- Comparative view of the Polynesian dialects
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/131154

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