The Pacific Islands (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Social Science - 304 pages
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"By far the best compendium on Pacific studies available today. There have been several attempts to imitate it during the past decade but they are either boiled-down histories or else reference works without any cohesive structure." --H.E. Maude, Australian National University
  

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The Islanders
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The Dimensions of Change
87
Land
103
Souls
112
Coconuts
130
Sea Harvest
204
Mines
212
Bases
229
Losses and Gains
246
World War II
255
After the Battles
268
Epilogue
279
Index
297

Sugar
174

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