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Author Name:    BARRATT, Glynn

Title:   Russian View of Honolulu 1809-26. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Carleton University Press, Ottawa, Canada, 1988, ISBN:0886290600 

Seller ID:   113481

BARRATT, Glynn. The Russian View of Honolulu 1809-26. Ottawa, Canada : Carleton University Press, 1988. First Edition. Pp (4),i-xiv,(2),[1]-424,(2), +34 pp of plates and maps. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Profes sor Barratt presents eyewitness accounts from visitors to Honolulu in the early 19th century. Selections from the journals of eight Russian naval officers provide a detailed picture of native life and customs, and of the activities of traders and missionaries, scientists and artists who were in Honolulu during this dynamic period." (from the dj). Contents : Part One - Preparations. 1. The Russians and Oahu: The Beginnings. 2: Honolulu in the Russian Navy's North Pacific Plans, 1816-26. 3: The Sharper Focus: Russian Contacts and Activities at Honolulu. 4: Hawaiian-Haole Relations in the Early 1800s: The Russian Evidence. 5. Russian and Russo-German Science on Oahu, 1816-26. Part Two - The Russian Narratives. 6: Honolulu Harbour. 7: The Monarchy and Social Order. 8: The Traditional Ways. 9: Honolulu Village. 10: TheMissionary Impact. 11: The Honolulu Narratives of Aleksei P. Lazarev (1821 ) and Ferdinand P. Wrangel (1826). Part Three - The Sources. 12: Notes on Narrators and Texts Selected : - Leontii Adrianovich Gagemeister (1780-1833); - Otto Evstaf evich von Kotzebue (Kotsebu) 1788-1846; - Adelbert von Chamisso (1781-1838); - Vasilii Mikhailovich Golovnin (1776-1831); - Aleksei Petrovich Lazarev (1791-1862); - Karl Gillesem (1797-1853); - Ferdinand Petrovich Wrangel (Vrangel') 1796-1870. 13. The Illustrative Records: - Choris and Tikhanov on Oahu, 1816-18 ; - L.A. Choris 1795-1828; - M.T. Tikhanov (1789?-1862); - Observations on the Plates: Choris (Plates 1-14); - Observations on the Plates: Tikhanov (Plates 15-18). - Observations on the Plates: Other Hands; - Observations on the Russian Maps (A-B). Appendix A: Lauri, Second Hawaiian Visitor to Russia to Return to Honolulu. Appendix B: A Note onTrade Between Oahu and the Russian Northwest Coast 1806-26. Appendix C: Th e Honolulu Aquarelles of Emel'ian Kornéev. Very good in lightly rubbed dustjacket. 65.00


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