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Author Thompson, Virginia, 1903-1990.

Title The French Pacific Islands : French Polynesia and New Caledonia / Virginia Thompson and Richard Adloff
Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1971

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 W'PONDS  996.2 Tho  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 539 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part 1. French Polynesia: Land and history -- The colonial administration and the settlers -- World War II and the postwar reforms -- The evolution of the R.D.P.T. -- The parties and the Centre D'Experimentation du Pacifique -- The political scene -- Autonomy and independence? -- The evolution of the economy -- The demographic picture -- The rural economy -- External trade and local industry -- Finances -- Transportation -- Labor -- Religion -- Education and cultural activities -- Communications media -- Part 2. New Caledonia: Land and history -- The interwar period -- World War II and the early postwar years -- The territorial statute -- The decline and fall of Lenormand -- Neither autonomy nor independence -- Local-government institutions and the administration -- Regional contacts in the South Pacific -- The inhabitants -- The rural economy -- Industry -- External trade -- Transportation -- Labor -- Finance and planning -- Health and housing -- Education, cultural activities, and the Christian Missions -- Conclusion
Analysis French Polynesia
Notes Available from 2 Brook St., W1Y 1AA
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 519-530
Subject France -- Colonies.
Polynesia -- Social conditions.
Polynesia.
New Caledonia -- History.
New Caledonia -- Social conditions.
New Caledonia.
Polynesia -- History.
Author Adloff, Richard, author
LC no. 71138634
ISBN 0520018435