Slavers in Paradise: The Peruvian Labour Trade in Polynesia, 1862-1864

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editorips@usp.ac.fj, 1981 - Alien labor, Polynesian - 244 pages
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Contents

The Peruvian Background
1
Tongareva Tryout
5
Tongareva
6
A Manihiki church
7
Omoka Village Tongareva
10
The Easter Island Trinket Trade
12
Hangaroa Bay Easter Island
16
Follies and Failures
21
the Tale of the Hobart Whaler Grecian
83
The Tonga Group
84
Ata Island
85
Ellen Elizabeth in the Gilberts
88
A Gilbertese family in 1851
89
The View from Tahiti
92
Governor Gaultier de la Richerie
93
Proclamation to the chiefs of the Tuamotu Islands
94

The Tuamotu and Gambier Groups
22
Father Honore Laval
24
A nineteenth century brig
27
An aged Tuamotu islander
28
Brandy for the Marquesans
31
The Marquesas Islands
32
Hatiheu Bay Nukuhiva
33
Controleur Bay from the Taipi Valley
34
Marquesans at home
36
the Fleet sails West
39
Ahurei Bay Rapa
40
A nineteenth century schooner
41
Atiu Island
43
The ariki Numatangani of Mangaia
44
Blackbirding in the Northern Cooks
45
The Northern Cook Islands
46
George Ellis of Manihiki
47
Loto village Pukapuka
48
The first John Williams
52
Niue and the Samoan Islands
55
A nineteenth century barque
56
A Niuean in 1862
58
Apia in the midnineteenth century
59
An encounter in Samoan waters
61
Depopulating the Tokelaus
63
Niue and the Samoan and Tokelau Islands
64
The village on Fakaofo
66
Fakaofo islanders
67
Atafu from the air
69
Churchwomen of Atafu
72
Kidnapping for God in Tuvalu
74
The Tuvalu Group
75
Nukulaelae islanders
77
Women and children of Funafuti
78
Jack OBrien of Funafuti
79
Queen Pomare of Tahiti
96
Papeete in the midnineteenth century
100
The roadstead at Papeete
102
Polynesians in Peru 14 Journey to Servitude
109
Death on Sunday
115
Denham Bay Sunday Island
117
Pitcairn Island
119
Callao Contracts
122
A girl from the atolls
128
Bondage in Peru
129
Shipping off the Chincha Islands
135
Political Pressures
139
Jose Gregorio Paz Soldan
143
Juan Antonio Ribeyro
145
Collecting the Survivors
150
Edmond de Lesseps
151
the Final Tragedy
159
TABLES
164
Settling Up and Settling In
165
Pakomio Maori of Easter Island
168
An atoll church service
175
After the Storm
179
Teau of Rapa and the old men of Fakaofo
183
Labour Ships and their Captains
185
Reconstructed Routes and Estimated Recruits
186
Embarked 1867
187
Pacific Islanders Recruited for Work in Peru
188
Numbers Landed in Peru or Held on Board for Repatriation
189
Repatriation Statistics
190
A Statistical Balance Sheet
191
by Islands
192
Analysis of Methods Employed in Recruiting
193
by Islands
194
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