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  • Author:
    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • ISBN:
    1425002021
  • ISBN13:
    978-1425002022
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  • Publisher:
    Read How You Want; EasyRead Edition edition (October 1, 2006)
  • Pages:
    208 pages
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    Humanities
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A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa is an 1892 historical non-fiction work by Robert Louis Stevenson describing the contemporary Samoan Civil War.

A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa is an 1892 historical non-fiction work by Robert Louis Stevenson describing the contemporary Samoan Civil War. Robert Louis Stevenson arrived in Samoa in 1889 and built a house at Vailima. He quickly became passionately interested, and involved, in the attendant political machinations.

A Footnote to History - Robert Louis Stevenson. A footnote to history by robert louis stevenson. published by Samizdat Express, Orange, CT, USA. established in 1974, offering over 14,000 books. Books by Robert Louis Stevenson: Across the Plains. The smallness of the scale, and the singularity of the manners and events and many of the characters, considered, it is hoped that, in spite of its outlandish subject, the sketch may find readers.

A Footnote to History book. Not only is this a fine analysis of ury colonialism, it is also a rollicking good yarn in the best Stevenson tradition.

Novelist, poet, and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. A sickly child, Stevenson was an invalid for part of his childhood and remained in ill health throughout his life. He began studying engineering at Edinburgh University but soon switched to law. His true inclination, however, was for writing.

Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson's brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme-the elemental struggle between good and evil-as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyalties between the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite rising, one family finds itself tragically divided. Father Damien, an Open Letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu. Robert Louis Stevenson. Familiar Studies of Men and Books.

Robert Louis Stevenson's A Footnote to History consists of 11 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of A Footnote to History which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Table of Contents for A Footnote to History by Robert Louis Stevenson. This book contains 66299 words. With an average reading speed of 420 words per minute, you will finish reading this book in about 3 hours. Measure your reading speed and know how fast you will finish any book. Take the reading speed test and find out your reading speed.

A Footnote to History By. Robert Louis Stevenson

A Footnote to History By. They are Christians, church-goers, singers of hymns at family worship, hardy cricketers; their books are printed in London by Spottiswoode, Trubner, or the Tract Society; but in most other points they are the contemporaries of our tattooed ancestors who drove their chariots on the wrong side of the Roman wall.

A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa is an 1892 historical non-fiction work by Robert Louis . The book covers the period from 1882 to 1892. Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but.

A brilliant piece of work by Robert Louis Stevenson. This historic novel describes the battle fought among three powerful Western countries – United States of America, Britain and Germany – for the control of Samoa Islands. The book provides an in-depth analysis of the late nineteenth-century colonialism. Highly informative!