Isaak Iselin in Hawaiʻi, 1807
Intertextuality II – Task
Read the text below from the edited version of Iselin's journal about his visit to Kealakekua Bay. Iselin gains knowledge in this extract through multiple sources.
Identify three sources of knowledge.
Here are a couple of follow–up questions concerning the text. Research these on the internet:
- Explain the concept of «Taboo» (kapu).
- What was the expedition of Francisco de Miranda (1750–1816) to Venezuela in 1806?
- What was the political context for the claim that Switzerland was due to become a kingdom?