The Lighthouse at the End of the World Illuminating the French and British Empires

@article{Levitt2014TheLA,
  title={The Lighthouse at the End of the World Illuminating the French and British Empires},
  author={Theresa Levitt},
  journal={Itinerario},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={81 - 102}
}
  • T. Levitt
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • History
  • Itinerario
On November 15, 1865, the French inhabitants of New Caledonia gathered together with a number of the island's natives to celebrate the lighting of the lighthouse. It was scheduled to coincide with the saint day of the Empress Eugénie, and the imperial vision rang loudly through Governor Guillain's inaugural address that evening If, transporting ourselves in thought into the different regions of the civilized world, we examine the events transpiring there, the most magnificent panorama is… 
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