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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Ruth Scobie In the world of Frances Burney’s fiction, the South Seas do not seem to exist. Burney’s characters do not discuss the latest discoveries, read accounts of Pacific islands, dine with Oceanic natives, or admire, collect, or copy curiosities from Tahiti, New Zealand, or Hawaii. Yet members...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... University Press 2020 surfing sublime Captain Cook James King David Samwell Hawaii Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 1, January 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-7993622 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 1 Surf Writers of the Resolution and Discovery: Texts, Waves, Politics, and Death...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 September 2021
... day” (12). In Hawaii, likewise, he “interested [him]self as far as possible in discovering the objects of their worship,” but sadly could never figure out the exact details of when idolization occurred (35). Zimmermann picked up almost as much geographical knowledge as he did anthropological. Just...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 98–115.
Published: 01 April 2006
... (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 1985) and Gananath Obeyesekere’s The Apotheosis of Cap- tain Cook (Princeton: Princeton Univ., 1992). Both authors focused their atten- tion on Cook’s visit to Hawaii, where he was worshipped as Lono, the god of plenty, and for that reason eventually killed. Obeyesekere...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 124–139.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak (Sydney: Allen and Unwin in association with Univ. of Hawaii, 2002), esp. 30. 13. The Selfish Gene (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 1976). ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 78–97.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to the immediate space around us differs from person to person. An implication is that even among the group of islanders who welcomed Cook to Hawaii, perspectives differed, and it can be questioned whether the Hawaiians were at all unanimous about Cook’s identity as human...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 46–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Nicholas Thomas, Harriet Guest, and Michael Dettelbach (Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii, 996). On biological provinces and species distribution Forster writes, “As the South-sea is bounded on one side by America, and on the other by Asia, the plants, which grow in its isles, partly resemble those...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 117–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014