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  Chapter X. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
Jemmy Button was a universal favourite, but likewise passionate; the expression of his face at once showed his nice disposition.
Jemmy was short, thick, and fat, but vain of his personal appearance; he used always to wear gloves, his hair was neatly cut, and he was distressed if his well-polished shoes were dirtied.
Jemmy was now in a district well known to him, and guided the boats to a quiet pretty cove named Woollya, surrounded by islets, every one of which and every point had its proper native name.
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 Jemmy Button
Jemmy Button was paid for with a mother of pearl button, hence his name.
Darwin was appalled at Jemmy's resistance to returning to England, and preferred to relate that to the presence of his "young and nice looking wife", Lassaweea.
It appears, however, that he and the others had taught their families some English and he was happy and healthier, given the disease and diet to which he had been exposed away from home.
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 Jemmy Button - La Blinda Rosada - Fundación de Poetas
Así fue como Jemmy Button, salvaje canoero, conoció las mañanas brumosas sobre el Támesis, ciertos placeres cortesanos, el buen comer y el mejor sexo de las cortesanas, los placeres mentidos de una burguesía incipiente, los inútiles cubiertos, y hasta una lengua que le sirviera para algo.
Jemmy, bien vestido y peinado para la ocasión, volvió a Tierra del Fuego con el propósito ajeno de educar a sus paisanos, de inculcarles una tradición cultural que había demostrado ser tan abierta, justa y comprensiva al punto de equiparar su humanidad al brillo del botón de una chaqueta.
Jemmy Button, sin quererlo, fundó las bases de la verdadera poesía latinoamericana, tantas veces amenazada, confundida, subestimada, acosada, transculturizada.
blinda.lookingat.us /editoriales/jemmybutton.htm   (308 words)

 Jemmy Button -- Jemmy Button ist der englische Name für einen von vier Ure...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Jemmy Button -- Jemmy Button ist der englische Name für einen von vier Ure...
Jemmy Button ist der englische Name für einen von vier Ureinwohnern Feuerlands, die im Zuge der Expedition von Parker King (1826 - 1830) nach England verschleppt wurden und mit der Expedition von Fitz Roy (1832 - 1836) wieder zu seinem Stamm der Yámana zurückkehrte.
Dort ist eine Übersicht der Autoren einsehbar, sowie die Möglichkeit den Original-Text zu editieren.
jemmy_button.exsudo.de   (101 words)

 sauseschritt: die geschichte jemmy buttons
wandgemälde gestoßen sein, dass die verschleppung jemmy buttons zeigt.
Mit diesen harmlosen Worten schildert Kapitän Fitz Roy den Anfang einer der bekanntesten Fälle eines Indianers, der nach Europa gebracht wurde.
Jemmy Button, benannt nach dem Perlmutter-Knopf, für den er eingetauscht wurde, wurde in England, ordentlich europäisch gekleidet, wie eine Kuriosität herumgereich und bestaunt, um später wieder in seinen Stamm zurückgeführt zu werde.
sauseschritt.twoday.net /stories/176244   (898 words)

 Living in America | American Museum of Natural History
An indigenous Yahgan man from Tierra del Fuego named "Jemmy Button" was taken along with several other members of his tribe to England in 1831 by Captain Robert Fitz-Roy of the HMS Beagle.
Jemmy Button returned to his homeland two years later during the Beagle's second expedition, in the company of Charles Darwin.
Jemmy Button died in 1864, a victim of the first in a series of epidemics which decimated his and other indigenous communities of the region.
www.amnh.org /programs/specials/livinginamerica/?src=pv_h   (1093 words)

 Homenaje A Los Yaganes(Spanish Version) VHS Anne Chapman/CNRS-Audiovisuel
The second is to gain an appreciation of the courage and fortitude of a people who had survived for thousands of years in one of the most inhospitable regions of the planet, but who had been judged by many Europeans as the most degraded human beings in the entire world.
Homage to the Yahgans focuses on the personality and life of a Yahgan called "Jemmy Button" who was taken to England in 1831 by Captain Fitz-Roy and returned to his homeland two years later during Fitz-Roy's second expedition, in the company of Charles Darwin.
Jemmy Button died in 1864, a victim of the first in a series of epidemics which decimated his people.
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 SAVAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a story of genocide and man’s inhumanity to man. The destruction of the Tasmanians is a well-known example of the effects of “civilisation” upon the “savage”; the Yahgans of Tierra del Fuego met the same fate but their case is not so publicised.
In 1830 a Yahgan was bought from his uncle for the price of a pearl button and named Jemmy Button.
Jemmy was the ultimate “noble savage” perhaps, and a symbol of the British Empire’s rabid desire to conquer and convert.
www.myshelf.com /history/00/savage.htm   (300 words)

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The old man addressed a long harangue to Jemmy, which it seems was to invite him to stay with them But Jemmy understood very little of their language, and was, moreover, thoroughly ashamed of his countrymen.
Jemmy recognised the stentorian voice of one of his brothers at a prodigious distance.
He says that they are all inhabitants of fresh-water; this is a beautiful example of the results obtainable through Professor Ehrenberg's microscopic researches; for Jemmy Button told me that it is always collected at the bottoms of mountain-brooks.
www.zoo.uib.no /classics/darwin/voyage.chap10.txt   (9620 words)

 Articles / Impact / The Voyage Of The Beagle - In The Creator's Service - Institute for Creation Research
"[Jemmy] was merry and often laughed, and was remarkably sympathetic with any one in pain: when the water was rough, I was often a little sea-sick, and he used to come to me and say in a plaintive voice, `Poor, poor fellow!'" Darwin noted the Fuegians aptitude for foreign languages and their excellent eyesight.
Jemmy told of more stealing, but otherwise they were unharmed.
When Jemmy reached the shore, he lighted a signal fire, and the smoke curled up, bidding us a last and long farewell, as the ship stood her course into the open sea (1: 244-5).
www.icr.org /index.php?module=articles&action=view&ID=126   (1823 words)

 LOS NOVELES - Patricia Suárez
Bastante con ser Jemmy Button, Botón de Gema, comprado a los suyos por el Capitán Inglés, que se arrancó un botón de su chaqueta a cambio de aquel pequeño indio desgreñado, que trepaba por su barco.
Jemmy se apretó las sienes con las dos manos, tratando de exprimirle a su cabeza aquel recuerdo.
Jemmy apretó su cráneo, se quitó los guantes blancos y los tiró entre unos cachiyuyos, sin ceremonias.
www.losnoveles.net /suarezp4.htm   (1856 words)

 Chris in Chili
Het was het thuis van de stam van Jemmy Button, die hier door Darwin en Fitzroy werd teruggebracht in januari 1833, nadat hij een jaar in Engeland had doorgebracht.
Jemmy Button werd niet het lichtende voorbeeld, maar paste zich gelijk aan aan zijn stam.
Later, nadat een groep missionarissen tussen twee vechtende stammen waren verzeild geraakt en om waren gekomen, werd Jemmy Button als leider van een van de stammen opnieuw versleept, dit maal naar de Falkland eilanden om voor het gerecht te komen en uiteindelijk vrijgesproken te worden.
www.chrisroorda.nl /detail.php?id=27   (540 words)

 People's Weekly World - From Chile: A lesson from Jemmy Button
And lastly, meet Jemmy Button, one of four Yamana Indians, who, on a previous expedition, were snatched and brought to England to be “civilized.”
He paid for one young native boy with a mother-of-pearl button from his coat; thus the name Jemmy Button.
Jemmy Button had been back to his native island for more than a year.
www.pww.org /article/view/999/1/73   (839 words)

 La Aventura del Beagle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ubicado frente al Canal del Beagle, se revive una increible historia junto a los jovenes Charles Darwin, Fitz Roy y Jemmy Button.
En este viaje, un grupo de nativos Yamanas eran tambien restituidos a sus tierras, entre ellos estaba Jemmy Button, de 16 años que se habia adaptado a las costumbres britanicas.
One of them, 16 years old Jemmy Button, was the one that had best adapted to the english ways, turned into a real dandy.
www.alcorn.com /es/aplicacion/customers/avbeagle/avbeagle.htm   (466 words)

 The Darwin Conspiracy by John Darnton, reviewed by Deane Rink
The voyage of the Beagle is re-imagined, and Darwin’s relationships with the troubled Captain Fitzroy, with the ship’s surgeon Robert McCormick, and with the repatriated Fuegian Jemmy Button, are depicted.
Button was a young Fuegian who had been brought to London years earlier, and was being returned to his own people.
Through Button’s experiences, Darwin comes to see that the notion of the noble savage promoted by Jean-Jacques Rousseau is a romantic fiction.
www.samizdat.com /rinkreview41.html   (999 words)

 Newton Compton Editori   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
E divenne Jemmy Button, Jemmy "Bottone", come venne chiamato dall'oggetto che era stato pagato per il suo acquisto.
Tra essi Charles Darwin, che sarebbe divenuto amico di Button e avrebbe scritto del tempo trascorso insieme a lui durante il viaggio che riportò il fuegino nella sua terra.
Nella vita di Button le disastrose conseguenze di una collisione culturale si trasformarono così in una lotta per la sopravvivenza, tra vendette e omicidi.
www.newtoncompton.com /scheda.asp?link=88-8289-537-8   (501 words)

 Paul and Judie Ross: Articles
The most famous of the four indigenous men was 16-year-old Jemmy Button (his name derived from the fact that we was bought from the tribe's leader for a box of buttons).
As the Beagle sailed, Darwin and Jemmy Button spent a lot of time together, and Darwin was impressed by the latter's intelligence and adaptability and the speed with which he learned English.
When he arrived in England, Jemmy sported British threads, learned English customs and was introduced to the king and queen.
www.globaladventure.us /articles/pata_ind.html   (2445 words)

 Author Interview
The Beagle is in the Tierra del Fuego for the purpose of charting the coast, determining the navigability of its waters, and recording marine measurements of various kinds.
On ship the two boys become friends, and Jack's growing relationship with Button on shipboard, then in London, and then upon their return to the Tierra del Fuego, and even afterwards, intertwines his humanity with that of Button.
For in reality this novel is like the fictitious memories of Guevara, but these fictitious memories enter a real story, the story of Jemmy Button, his companion in the adventures of his youth.
www.curbstone.org /ainterview.cfm?AuthID=113   (2045 words)

 Der Mann, der für einen Knopf verkauft wurde. Die unglaubliche Geschichte des Jemmy Button
Der Mann, der für einen Knopf verkauft wurde, hieß Jemmy Button.
Die Geschichte von Jemmy Button erscheint in deutscher Übersetzung nur etwa 3 Jahre nach der englischen Erstausgabe, offenbar hat der Verlag R&L auch Gefallen an diesem außergewöhnlichen Buch gefunden.Diese sehr präzise recherchierte Episode aus der langen Geschichte des Zusammentreffens zwischen angeblich Wilden und eingebildeten Zivilisierten liest sich spannend,unterhaltsam und lehrreich.
Es ist zu wünschen, daß dieses Buch viele Leser findet, denn dieses Buches ist auch ein Appell an Toleranz und die Akzeptanz von Menschen, die auf den ersten und vielleicht auch noch auf den zweiten Blick,etwas anders scheinen als Europäer.
www.buch-guenstig-kaufen.de /buch_3352006458.html   (557 words)

The BUTTON element defines a submit button, reset button, or push button.
The BUTTON element allows for the creation of richer form control widgets than the standard plain text used for BUTTON, RESET and SUBMIT fields available via the INPUT element.
Belly Button Rings is a modern invention and has never been recorded in primitive cultures; however the navel has long been recognised as an erogenous zone, because of the difference between men's and...
www.logicjungle.com /wikifind-button.html   (253 words)

 Tierra del Fuego
It is based on the true story of the Yámana Indian, Jemmy Button, part of which is recorded in Chapter 10 of Charles Darwin’s The Voyage of the Beagle.
The novel explores Captain Robert Fitzroy’s abduction of Jemmy Button from his home in Cape Horn and Fitzroy’s attempt to “civilize” Button in England in order to return him to his country as a bearer of “enlightened society.” The experiment leads to tragic consequences.
The tale is told from the point of view of John William Guevara, an “outsider” with an English father and Argentinean mother.
www.curbstone.org /bookdetail.cfm?BookID=138   (225 words)

 Bücher / Katalog / Titelansicht
Hazlewood erzählt die Geschichte des Jemmy Button, der sich zwischen zwei Zivilisationen entscheiden durfte.
Jemmy Button - wie der Junge fortan heißt - wird mit zwei weiteren Gefährten nach England verschleppt, in
Erstaunlich schnell lernt Jemmy die Sprache und den Glauben seiner Herren.
www2.aufbauverlag.de /index.php4?page=28&show=3563   (456 words)

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Der Junge hat Spaß daran, teuer gekleidet wie eine Trophäe herumgereicht zu werden.
Doch dann soll Jimmy Button zurück zu seinem Volk und diesem den christlichen Glauben und die Zivilisation bringen.
Nick Hazlewood erzählt die wahre Geschichte Jimmy Buttons und gleichzeitig die Geschichte der Missionierung und Kolonialisierung.
www.aufbauverlag.de /index.php4?page=10264&avsess=fab2ae19d604e0fe5138d75c2320ad81   (230 words)

 The Voyage of the Beagle - Chapter 10 - Charles Darwin - Read Print
The natives were accompanied by a missionary, R. Matthews; of whom and of the natives, Captain Fitz Roy has published a full and excellent account.
Jemmy believed in dreams, though not, as I have said, in the devil: I do not think that our Fuegians were much more superstitious than some of the sailors; for an old quartermaster firmly believed that the successive heavy gales, which we encountered off Cape Horn, were
On the 5th of March, we anchored in a cove at Woollya, but we saw not a soul there.
www.readprint.com /chapter-2234/Charles-Darwin   (5041 words)

 Victory Yacht Cruise's Darwin Page ~ WELCOME! ~ Charters, sailing adventures in Tierra Del Fuego and Cape Horn, ...
Jemmy was thoroughly ashamed of his countrymen, and
Jemmy Button well knew the force of our party, he was, at first,
Jemmy's feelings, in the arrival of his young and nice-looking wife.
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 Countrybookshop.co.uk - Evolution's Captain
He was a sailor in the heroic mould, but his plan to take four 'savages' hostage when one of the Beagle's dinghies was stolen went drastically wrong.
York Minster, Jemmy Button, and two others were taken to Britain to be educated as Christian gentlefolk.
And then to be returned to their native lands on the next expedition - the one made famous by the presence on the boat of Charles Darwin.
www.countrybookshop.co.uk /books/?whatfor=1861974566   (281 words)

 Centro Beagle in Ushuaia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The young researcher found himself face to face with a dilemma when he began to develop his theory of evolution, which was far from Captain Fitz Roy's convictions.
The latter, in turn, had to face the resolution made by the yámana Jemmy Button, who would also get away from his plans.
The show made by the artists accompanied by the music, the puppets and a sequence of special effects, made us become part of this historical deed.
www.interpatagonia.com /paseos/aventura_en_el_beagle/index_i.html   (657 words)

 cuspide.com | una empresa del grupo e-cultura.com
En 1830, un joven indígena de Tierra del Fuego fue embarcado en el Beagle para viajar a Londres, donde, además de convertirse en una atracción para la aristocracia y ser recibido por los reyes, sería tomado como objeto de estudio y sería "culturizado" bajo el nombre de Jemmy Button.
La frenología, el estudio de los contornos del cráneo, que en el siglo XIX vivía su momento de esplendor, reveló que Jemmy Button tenía "una predisposición al combate y la destrucción".
Años más tarde, y después de un experimento científico de consecuencias desastrosas, Button fue acusado de acabar con la vida de todos los tripulantes de una goleta.
www.cuspide.com /detalle_libro.php/843503996X   (300 words)

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