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The cruise of the Helena : a labour-recruiting voyage to the Solomon Islands / by J.D. Melvin ; edited by Peter Corris
Bib ID 2705320
Format BookBook
Author
Melvin, Joseph Dalgarno, 1852-1909
 
Description Melbourne : Hawthorn Press, 1977 
ix,119p. : maps on endpapers ; 23cm. 
ISBN 072560154X
072560154
Summary

First-hand account of the system of recruiting South Sea islanders for Queenslands sugar plantations.

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Subjects Helena (Ship)  |  Voyages by brigs: Helena (Ship). Pacific Ocean, 1862-1893. Personal observations  |  Plantations. Immigrant indentured personnel. Recruitment from Solomon Islands. Queensland, 1892-1893. Early works. Personal observations  |  Labour trade. Solomon Islands, 1892-1893. Readings from contemporary sources  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Working class -- Queensland.  |  Working class -- Solomon Islands.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Kanakas.  |  Solomon Islands -- History.  |  Helena River (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Queensland (Qld)
Other authors/contributors Corris, Peter, 1942-2018 ed

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