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Bob Kirk, PhD
Conference Speaker

 

Title of talk:  "Some Highlights of Pitcairn History"
Video of talk   Summary text of talk   PowerPoint slide show with images (29 MB, not shown at BPC 2012)


Dr. Bob Kirk has visited Pitcairn Island as a cruise ship lecturer aboard the ships Lindblad Discoverer and Discovery World.  He is the author of Pitcairn Island, The Bounty Mutineers and Their Descendants (2008), A History of the South Pacific Since 1513 (2011), and The Transformation of the South Pacific, 1520-1920, to be published by McFarland.  His Pitcairn Island history takes the story from the decision to transplant breadfruit to early 2008.  A semi-retired history professor, Dr. Kirk has lectured on over 60 cruises in many parts of the world since 1986.  He and his wife Barbara live in Santa Rosa, California.


Bounty/Pitcairn-related books:

Paradise Past:  The Transformation of the South Pacific, 1520-1920. (McFarland, 2012). 
To purchase as an ebook, visit www.amazon.com
To purchase:  http://tinyurl.com/8zgbuyh

History of the South Pacific since 1513:  Chronicle of Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Polynesia, Melanesia and Robinson Crusoe Island. (Outskirts Press, 2011).
To purchase as an ebook, visit www.amazon.com

To purchase:  http://tinyurl.com/9uptouz

Pitcairn Island, The Bounty Mutineers and Their Descendants. (McFarland, 2008).
To purchase:  http://tinyurl.com/6a6rtaf






 

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