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Author Fairhead, James, 1962-
Title The captain and "the cannibal" : an epic story of exploration, kidnapping, and the Broadway stage / James Fairhead.
Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
Open Library Cover
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Description xi, 377 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series New directions in narrative history
New directions in narrative history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-367) and index.
Contents The Island -- The Captain -- At Sea -- The "Cannibal Show" -- The Tour -- The Books -- Dako, God, and Humanity -- Fame -- Return to Dako's Island -- Missing -- Tables Turned -- Sydney Respite -- Dako's Dominion -- Shipwreck -- Morrell Adrift -- Father and Son -- The Lost Colony -- Epilogue : The "Cannibal" and the Captain.
Subject Morrell, Benjamin, 1795-1839.
Morrell, Benjamin, 1795-1839 -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea.
Dako.
Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel.
Papua New Guinea -- Discovery and exploration.
Ship captains -- Connecticut -- Biography.
Indigenous peoples -- Papua New Guinea -- Biography.
First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 19th century.
Kidnapping -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 19th century.
Sideshows -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Added Title Epic story of exploration, kidnapping, and the Broadway stage
ISBN 9780300198775 (hardback)
0300198779 (hardback)