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France and the South Pacific since 1940

Aldrich, Robert

France and the South Pacific since 1940

by Aldrich, Robert

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decolonization -- Oceania.,
  • French Polynesia. -- History.,
  • New Caledonia -- History.,
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands. -- History.,
  • Vanuatu -- History.,
  • France -- Colonies -- Oceania.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRobert Aldrich.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU50 .A39 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 413 p.
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14929639M
    ISBN 100333491394

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France and the South Pacific since 1940 by Aldrich, Robert Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book looks at the realities of the French territories in Oceania, and the former Franco-British condominium of the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu), as well as changing French policy in the region.

This study is based on published sources as well as archival material and interviews, and is a sequel to the highly praised The French Presence in the South Pacific, Format: Paperback.

This book looks at the realities of the French territories in Oceania, and the former Franco-British condominium of the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu), as well as changing French policy in the region.

This study is based on published sources as well as archival material and interviews, and is a sequel to the highly praised The French Presence in the South Pacific, This book looks at the realities of the French territories in Oceania, and the former Franco-British condominium of the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu), as well as changing French policy in the region.

This study is based on published sources as well as archival material and interviews, and is a sequel to the highly praised The French Presence in the South Pacific, Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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