Islands of the South

  • 200 Pages
  • 0.73 MB
  • English
Pica Press : distributed by Universe Books , New York
Southeast Asia -- Civilization., Oceania -- Civiliza


Southeast Asia, Oc

StatementAustin Coates.
LC ClassificationsDS509.3 .C64
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p., [4] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5072003M
ISBN 100876637136
LC Control Number74081604

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The book has special meaning to us, as we were two of the very few people allowed to visit these islands a few years ago on a small expeditionary ship. We walked among the Royal Albatrosses on Campbell Island, and made our way past beachmasters, Hookers sea lions, on Enderby Island/5().

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Collectively known as the Southwest Islands, the Nansei-shotō (南西諸島) comprises several chains of semitropical, coral-fringed isles far removed from the concerns of mainland life, where the slow pace and unique cultural heritage of the former Ryūkyū kingdom endures, offering a vibrant contrast to Japan's obsession with modernity, technology and homogeneity.

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Today, the island stands deserted—due in part to the string of unfortunate incidents that plagued its former owners, leading to rumors that the island is cursed. Fittingly, the island’s first recorded inhabitant was a hermit known only as “the Wizard,” who lived there in the early 19th century.

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