Historical Dictionary of Polynesia
This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Polynesia brings together in one volume valuable historical reference data for the 14 Pacific Island states: American Samoa, the Cook Islands, Easter Island, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Wallis and Fortuna. Entries include: o Prominent personalities o Treaties, institutions o Organizations o Political parties A valuable reference guide for scholars, researchers, students, as well as casual readers.
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NAMES OF POLYNESIAN ISLANDS
RULERS AND ADMINISTRATORS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
19th century administration affairs American Samoa annexation Apia appointed April Ariki atoll Auckland Austral Islands Australia became Britain British Caledonia Catholic Center chief Christian church cific Cook Islands council countries culture currently December died Easter Island economic elected established European Fiji Flosse France French Polynesia Gaston Flosse governor Ha'apai Group Hawaiian History Honolulu independence indigenous Internet island groups January Kamehameha King Labour Party land language leader located Malietoa Maori March Marquesas Micronesia million Moruroa Nauru Niue November numerous Oceania October organization Pago Pape'ete Papua New Guinea Parliament percent Pitcairn political party Pomare Pomare IV population president Press prime minister Queen Rarotonga result seats ships Society Islands South Pacific Forum sq km Suva Tahiti Tahitian Tamasese territorial assembly tion Tokelau Tonga tourism treaty Tuamotu Islands Tupou Tuvalu United Nations University of Hawai'i Vanuatu visited vote wai'i Wallis and Futuna Western Samoa William women World Zealand