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.
First, research these three questions of understanding 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?
Second, identify three sources of knowledge in the text and check the matching boxes.