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Author Melvin, J. D. (Joseph Dalgarno), 1852-1909.

Title The cruise of the Helena : a labour-recruiting voyage to the Solomon Islands / edited by Peter Corris
Published Melbourne : Hawthorn Press, 1977


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
Description ix,119 pages : maps on endpapers ; 23cm
Summary First-hand account of the system of recruiting South Sea islanders for Queenslands sugar plantations
Analysis Labour trade. Solomon Islands, 1892-1893. Readings from contemporary sources
Plantations. Immigrant indentured personnel. Recruitment from Solomon Islands. Queensland, 1892-1893. Early works. Personal observations
Voyages by brigs: Helena . Pacific Ocean, 1862-1893. Personal observations
Notes; tbl
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Helena (Ship)
Contract labor -- Australia -- Queensland.
Foreign workers, Solomon Islander -- Queensland
Labor -- Australia -- Queensland.
Labor movement -- Australia -- Queensland.
Working class -- Australia -- Queensland.
Labor -- Solomon Islands.
Labor movement -- Solomon Islands.
Working class -- Solomon Islands.
Voyages and travels.
Melanesians -- Australia -- Queensland.
Problem solving.
Working class -- Australia -- Queensland.
Working class -- Solomon Islands.
Melanesia -- Description and travel.
Melanesia -- Discovery and exploration.
Melanesia -- History.
Melanesia -- history
Author Corris, Peter.
LC no. 79318817
ISBN 072560154X