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Strangers in their own land : a century of colonial rule in the Caroline and Marshall Islands

Author: Francis X Hezel
Publisher: Honolulu : Center for Pacific Island Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian & Pacific Studies, University of Hawai'i : University of Hawai'i Press, ©1995.
Series: Pacific islands monograph series, no. 13.
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In the short space of a single lifetime, from 1886 to 1945, four colonial regimes planted their flags in the area. Each of these regimes came with differing capabilities, languages, customs and notions of mission. Hezel has written an authoritative and engaging narrative of this succession of colonial regimes, drawing upon a broad range of published and archival sources as well as his own considerable knowledge of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hezel, Francis X.
Strangers in their own land.
Honolulu : Center for Pacific Island Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian & Pacific Studies, University of Hawai'i : University of Hawai'i Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)624466228
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis X Hezel
ISBN: 0824816420 9780824816421
OCLC Number: 31077105
Notes: Colored map of the Pacific Islands on endpapers.
Description: xviii, 473 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Illustrations --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Spanish colors over the Carolines --
Commerce and christianity --
In the shadow of the German eagle --
Sunbust in the south seas --
The imperial garden --
Colonialism with a new name --
Micronesia remade --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Pacific islands monograph series, no. 13.
Responsibility: Francis X. Hezel.
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In the short space of a single lifetime, from 1886 to 1945, four colonial regimes planted their flags in the area. Each of these regimes came with differing capabilities, languages, customs and notions of mission. Hezel has written an authoritative and engaging narrative of this succession of colonial regimes, drawing upon a broad range of published and archival sources as well as his own considerable knowledge of the region.

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