The captain and "the cannibal" : an epic story of exploration, kidnapping, and the Broadway stage /
"Sailing the uncharted waters of the Pacific in 1830, Captain Benjamin Morrell of Connecticut became the first outsider to encounter the inhabitants of a small island off New Guinea. The contact quickly turned violent, fatal cannons were fired, and Morrell abducted young Dako, a hostage so shoc...
|Published:||New Haven : Yale University Press, |
|Series:||New directions in narrative history.
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