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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. THE story I have to tell is still going on as I write; the characters are alive and active; it is a piece of contemporary history in the most exact sense

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 story I have to tell is still going on as I write; the characters are alive and active; it is a piece of contemporary history in the most exact sense. And yet, for all its actuality and the part played in it by mails and telegraphs and iron warships, the ideas and the manners of the native actors date back before the Roman Empire.

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 continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist . A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. Biography & Autobiography.

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850, in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of a. .His observations on Samoan life were published in the collection In the South Seas (1896) and in A Footnote to History (1892)

Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850, in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of a noted lighthouse builder and harbor engineer. Though healthy at birth, Stevenson soon became a victim of constant breathing problems that later developed into tuberculosis, a sometimes fatal disease that attacks the lungs and bones. His observations on Samoan life were published in the collection In the South Seas (1896) and in A Footnote to History (1892). Of the stories written in these years, "The Beach of Falesá" in Island Nights' Entertainments (1893) remains particularly interesting as an exploration of the confrontation between European and native ways of life.

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A Footnote to History download epub
Humanities
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN: 0554310112
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: BiblioLife (August 18, 2008)
Pages: 152 pages