The Ngatik Massacre. History and Identity on a Micronesian Atoll. LIN POYER.

The Ngatik Massacre. History and Identity on a Micronesian Atoll.

Washington. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1993. Stock ID #74527

Maps, tables, black and white illustrations, 298pp, notes, works cited, index, very good in dustjacket. "In 1837 the Lambton trading cutter attacked the Micronesian island Sapwuahtik. After killing all the men and seizing the island's valuable hoard of tortoiseshell, the Lambton again set sail, leaving behind a much different society of both survivors and murderers who would eventually produce a new population and a unique culture. Sapwuahfik's history had come to an end. The story of Ngatik had begun." Publisher's description. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 74527).

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