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Colonialism, development and independence: the case of the Melanesian islands in the South Pacific

Author: H C Brookfield
Publisher: Cambridge [England] University Press, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This 1972 book takes Western Pacific island territories as a case study in the behavioural understanding of colonialism. "--Publisher's website.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H C Brookfield
ISBN: 052108590X 9780521085908
OCLC Number: 488390
Description: xvi, 225 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: 1. On colonialism and development --
2. Colonial beginnings --
3. Diffusion and establishment --
4. High noon: Melanesia in a white man's world --
5. Tremors from faraway convulsions --
1905-1920 --
6. The ills of mercantilism --
7. Hard times and new beginnings --
8. Trauma --
1940-1946 --
9. The Hasluck period and the new colonialism --
10. The advance toward political independence --
11. The deepening commercial colonization of Melanesia --
12. The face of pluralism in Melanesia --
13. Melanesian reaction --
14. A view of the Third World --
15. Perils and prospects --
Epilogue: toward an understanding of colonialism.
Responsibility: [by] H.C. Brookfield.
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