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The South Sea islanders and the Queensland labour trade a record of voyages and experiences in the western Pacific, from 1875 to 1891. by William T. Wawn

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Published by S. Sonnenschein & co. in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Oceania,
  • Queensland.

Subjects:

  • Labor and laboring classes -- Queensland.,
  • Oceania -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Edited by W. Delisle Hay. cf. Introd.

StatementBy William T. Wawn.
ContributionsHay, William Delisle, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD4875.A84 W3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 440 p. incl. front., illus., plates. maps.
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6544910M
LC Control Number12016503
OCLC/WorldCa6442944

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