The French-Speaking Pacific: Population, Environment and Development Issues
Boombana Publications, Jan 1, 1998 - France - 271 pages
"Géophysique, an association ... who decided to translate the papers prepared by Paul Le Bourdiac, Christian Jost, and Frédéric Angleviel for the 1994 Geographical Study Days organized by the French National Geographic Committee in Tahiti, New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna"--P. 8.
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Preface by the President of the Universite Francaise do Pocifique
The French Pacific Territories Emmonuel VIGHEROH 49
Bibliogrophic references 267
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