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(see also Fiji, Guam & the Marianas, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia)

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In the Library: Articles

Chappell, David A. "Peripheralizing the center: an historical overview of Pacific Island micro-states," in S.M. Miller, A.J.H. Latham & Dennis O. Flynn (eds.) Studies in the Economic History of the Pacific Rim (London, 1998), pp. 63-71.

McNeill, John. "From Magellan to Miti: Pacific Rim economies & Pacific Island ecologies since 1521," in S.M. Miller, A.J.H. Latham & Dennis O. Flynn (eds.) Studies in the Economic History of the Pacific Rim (London, 1998), pp. 72-93.

Meller, Norman. "Political change in the Pacific," Asian Survey 5,5 (5/65):245-54.

Schlomowitz, Ralph. "Epidemiology & the Pacific labor trade," Journal of Interdisciplinary History 19,4 (spr 89):585-610.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Chesneaux, Jean. Transpacifiques : observations et considérations diverses sur les terres et archipels du grand océan (Paris : La Découverte, 1987).

__________ & Nic Maclellan. La France dans le Pacifique : de Bougainville à Moruroa (Paris : La Découverte, 1992).

__________ (coord.) Tahiti après la bombe: quel avenir pour la Polynesie? (Paris: Harmattan, 1995).

Cumberland, Kenneth B. Southwest Pacific: A Geography of Australia, New Zealand & their Pacific Island Neighbors (5th rev. ed.; NY, Praeger, 1968).

Denoon, Donald & Stewart Firth (eds.) The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders (NY: Cambridge, 1997).

Fanua, Tupou Fanesi. Malo Tupou: an Oral History (Honolulu: U. of Hawai'i, 1997). Tongan woman's memoir of early 20th-c. adolescence.

Field, Michael. Samoa's Struggle for Freedom (Auckland: Polynesian,1991).

Finney, Ben R. Polynesian Peasants & Proletarians (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1976). Tahiti.

Hempenstall, Peter J. Pacific Islanders under German Rule: A History in the Meaning of Colonial Resistance (Canberra: Australian National U, 1978).

Hiery, Hermann Joseph. The Neglected War: The German South Pacific & the Influence of World War I (Honolulu: U. of Hawai'i, 1995).

Howells, W.W. The Pacific Islanders (NY: Scribners, 1974).

Lawson, Stephanie. Tradition vs. Democracy in the South Pacific: Fiji, Tonga & Western Samoa (NY: Cambridge, 1996).

Maclellan, Nic & Jean Chesneaux. After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific (Melbourne: Ocean 1998).

Monberg, Torben. The Reactions of People of Bellona Island towards a Mining Project (IWGIA Dof. 24; Copenhagen, 1976). Solomon Islands.

Sahlins, Marshall. Islands of History (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1985).

Skinner, Carlton. Nauru: The Remarkable Community (Data Paper 5; Santa Cruz CA: UCSC Center for South Pacific Studies, 1977).

Trumbull, Robert. Some Disenchanted Islands: Ferment in the South Seas (Chicago, 1971).

Viviani, Nancy. Nauru: Phosphate & Political Progress (Canberra: Australian National U. , 1970).

Weeramantry, Christopher. Nauru: Environmental Damage under International Trusteeship (NY: Oxford, 1992).

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