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REVIEW: Decimation of a Tongan island by slaver’s trickery

Michael Horowitz


The Stolen Island: Searching for 'Ata, by Scott Hamilton. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books, 2016. 112pp. ISBN 978-0-947518-11-0.

LOCATED even further south than temperate Noumea, Tonga’s tiny island of ‘Ata might have become the jewel of the kingdom’s burgeoning tourist industry. Imagine a Tongan resort that would not only be mild in winter, but pleasant in summer.


disease, justice, review, slavery, Peru, Tonga

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