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true story of the mutiny in the Bounty

Owen Rutter

true story of the mutiny in the Bounty

by Owen Rutter

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Published by Newnes in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pitcairn Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Bligh, William, 1754-1817.,
    • Bounty (Ship),
    • Voyages and travels.,
    • Pitcairn Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMutiny in the "Bounty".
      Statementby Owen Rutter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU800 .R8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 11-185 p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6346993M
      LC Control Number36036195
      OCLC/WorldCa2962881

      The true story of the the mutiny on the Bounty is far more complicated than suggested by film versions of the event, which have emphasized the gratuitous cruelty of the ship's captain, William Bligh. The psychological drama that played out in the South Seas starring Bligh, the efficient disciplinarian, and his mate, the sensitive and proud Fletcher Christian, led to, among . The Court-Martial of the Bounty Mutineers: An Account. by Douglas O. Linder. Captain Bligh and loyal crew members turned adrift from the Bounty (by Robert Dodd). The true story of the the mutiny on the Bounty is far more complicated than suggested by film versions of the event, which have emphasized the gratuitous cruelty of the ship's captain, William Bligh.

      The court-martial of Byam and his companions begins. Testimony is given by the men of the Bounty who made it back to England. Byam and the other men are then allowed to present their defenses. The judges deliberate and find Byam, along with five of the other nine men, guilty of mutiny against the Bounty. The Bounty. THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY BY CAROLINE ALEXANDER: So I finally finished The Bounty which turned out to be a really great book about the mutiny on the Bounty, with Fletcher Christian and Captain Bligh, and 5/5(2).

      THE BOUNTY: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty retelling a familiar story—of the South Pacific misadventures of the small British naval vessel the Bounty (thanks to her. Mutiny on the Bounty by Ben Johnson. Back in the s a blockbuster movie was made which reappears almost every year on the Christmas TV schedule. It tells the tale, which is in fact a true story, about a famous mutiny that took place in on an English ship.


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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. The bestselling author of The Endurance reveals the startling truth behind the legend of the Mutiny on the Bounty -- the most famous sea story of all time. More than two centuries have passed since Fletcher Christian mutinied against Lt.

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Interest in story behind Bounty continues to grow through the centuries, and one of the best places to learn about this history is by reading a few books on the subject. I highly recommend Caroline Alexander’s The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty and Glynn Christian’s Fragile Paradise: The Discovery of Fletcher Christian.

The Mutiny on the Bounty was a story that has interested me since I was a child, and when I saw this book on Amazon just before my holiday I snapped it up. It's quite a long book, but it didn't feel like a chore/5().

For those people only familiar with the Hollywood version of Mutiny on the Bounty, this book shows that the mutiny is really only half the story. The Hollywood style of Good guy, Bad guy becomes a bit muddied in this book where the author has drawn upon various memoirs, ship's records, diaries and portray the actual events/5().

The bestselling author of The Endurance reveals the startling truth behind the legend of the Mutiny on the Bounty -- the most famous sea story of all time. More than two centuries have passed since Fletcher Christian mutinied against Lt. Bligh on a small armed transport vessel /5().

Mutiny on the HMS Bounty. Three weeks into a journey from Tahiti to the West Indies, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of his loyal supporters were set adrift in a small, open boat, and the Bounty set course for Tubuai south of Tahiti.

I found this book after watching a youtube lecture by an American lawyer who collected historical Bligh documents and he recommended this book as one of the best modern books on the Bounty mutiny. It seems a very full up to date take on the story and paints a very different picture of Bligh than most of us were fed by Hollywood/5().

The mutiny on the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty occurred in the south Pacific on 28 April Disaffected crewmen, led by Acting Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, seized control of the ship from their captain, Lieutenant William Bligh, and set him and 18 loyalists adrift in. Ten of the Bounty's crew were eventually captured in Tahiti and brought back to England in irons to face their day in court and it was in the dynamics and politics of their court-martial and its aftermath that the story we know - or think we know - as the mutiny on the Bounty was facts of the mutiny itself are told in Admiralty 4/5(19).

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Author Bio Caroline Alexander has written for The New Yorker, Granta, Condé Nast Traveler, Smithsonian, Outside, and National Geographic and is the author of four Pages: A researched history of the true story of "The Mutiny on the Bounty" which reads like a novel.

Besides including short biographies of the persons involved in this nautical affair in the late 's, Caroline Alexander gives the reader the flavor of what being a man in the English navy at that time was like.4/5(15).