The First Taint of Civilization: A History of the Caroline and Marshall Islands in Pre-colonial Days, 1521-1885
┐Hezel writes clearly and with erudition and commands an impressive body of information. His book is a tour de force.... Not only will it be read eagerly by Pacific scholars, but it should find a wide audience among well-educated Micronesians hungry for greater understanding of how their islands have become ensnared in world geopolitics.┐ ┐Ethnohistory
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