Pacific Neighbors: The Islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia

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Bess Press, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 188 pages
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Offers information on all the island groups of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia, covering geography, geology, migration, history, climate, and pre-contact lifestyles.
  

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I think that this book is really helpful. It tells me all about the earlier days. It tells me their lifestyle and how hard it ws to live back in the days.

Contents

PACIFIC BACKGROUND
1
Coral
6
Tropical Pacific Weather and Climate
12
Peopling of the Pacific
16
Navigation and the Canoe
20
Life on the Islands Long Ago
24
Changes in the Pacific Islands After the Europeans Came
30
People Who Came to the Islands
35
The Solomon Islands
109
Vanuatu
114
New Caledonia
118
Fiji
122
Polynesia
127
American Samoa
128
Western Samoa
133
Tuvalu
139

Western Colonies
40
World War Two and PostWar Changes
47
THE ISLANDS
50
Micronesia
56
Guam
57
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
61
The Northern Marianas
66
Palau
70
The Marshall Islands
76
The Federated States of Micronesia
82
Nauru
92
Kiribati
96
Melanesia
101
Papua New Guinea
102
Tokelau
142
Niue
145
The Cook Islands
148
Tonga
152
Pitcairn
157
Norfolk
160
Wallis and Futuna
163
French Polynesia
166
Rapa Nui Easter
171
Hawaii
176
Glossary
181
Index
185
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