Historical Dictionary of Polynesia

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Scarecrow Press, 2002 - History - 365 pages
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This second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Polynesia brings together in one volume valuable historical reference data for the 14 Pacific Island states: American Samoa, the Cook Islands, Easter Island, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, Samoa,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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This revision to the 2002 edition by Pacific studies specialist Craig (history, emeritus, Alaska Pacific Univ.) has been fully updated to include developments as recent as early 2010. Opening with an ... Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE DICTIONARY
13
NAMES OF POLYNESIAN ISLANDS
265
RULERS AND ADMINISTRATORS
273
BIBLIOGRAPHY
281
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
365
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Robert D. Craig, Retired Emeritus Professor of History from Alaska Pacific University is currently Adjunct Instructor, Palomar Community College, California. He is the author of numerous books on Pacific history and culture.

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