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The World Factbook: Background: :: Pitcairn Island was discovered in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last vestige of that empire in the South Pacific. Outmigration, primarily to New Zealand, has thinned the population from a peak of 233 in 1937 to less than 50 today. :: ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: The Pitcairn Islands (/ˈpɪtkɛərn/;[3] Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen), officially named the Pitcairn Group of Islands, are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific. The four islands – Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno – are spread over several hundred miles of ocean and have a total land area of about 47 square kilometres (18 sq mi). Only Pitcairn, the second largest island measuring about 3...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

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Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism


Pictures


Not specified Captain A E Jones with trees to be gifted to Pitcairn Islands fr... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified "I'm going to need help to cover this yarn... Send more alcohol.... [NatLib NZ]

Webb, Murray, 1947- Webb, Murray, 1947- :Richard Fell [ca 28 September 2004] ... [NatLib NZ]

Otago daily times (Newspaper) Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :Relax man!... When I sa... [NatLib NZ]

Otago daily times (Newspaper) Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :Er, ma'am... I wouldn't... [NatLib NZ]


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Maps


Knight, Hardwicke [Dunedin, N.Z.] : University of Otago, 1965 Pitcairn archaeolo... [NLA]

Young, R. L [Dunedin N.Z.] : University of Otago, 1964 Pitcairn [cartographic ma... [NLA]

Chas Wilson London : Published as the Act directs by Charles Wilson (late J.W. N... [NLA]

Beechey, Frederick William, 1796-1856 London : Published according to Act of Par... [NLA]

Swoboda, Franz Wien : In Verlage des Kunst u. Industrie Comptoirs, 1805 Generalc... [NLA]


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Books

Macklin, Robert, 1941- author. . 2013.. Dark paradise : Norfolk Island : isolation, savagery, myster... [NatLib NZ]
Ford, Herbert, 1927- . 2012. Pitcairn Island as a port of call : a record, 1790-2010 / Herbert Ford.... [NatLib NZ]
Herbert Ford. 2012. Pitcairn Island as a port of call : a record, 1790-2010Jefferson, N.C. : McFarla... [WorldCat]

Archives

Not specified . n d. Masonic material ... [NatLib NZ]
Belcher, Edward (Sir), 1799-1877 . May 1825-Apr 1826. Belcher, Edward (Sir), 1799-1877 : Private jou ... [NatLib NZ]
Smith, William Sidney (Sir), 1764-1840 . 5 Mar 1816. Smith, William Sidney (Sir), 1764-1840 : Letter ... [NatLib NZ]

Video/Visual

Anderson, John G.Norfolk Film Productions.. 2006. Pitcairn Island heritage & Norfolk connection [vid ... [NatLib NZ]

Audio

Carlsson, Susanne Chauvel. . 2011. Pitcairn [sound recording] : island at the edge of time / Susanne ... [NatLib NZ]

Official Websites

  • Government of the Pitcairns Islands...
  • UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum...
  • Pitcairn Islands Study Center...

    Museum Collections

  • American Museum of Natural History...
  • British Museum...
  • Burke Museum...

    Health and Health Research

  • World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pa...

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