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Book of readings on Micronesian history

Book of readings on Micronesian history

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Published by Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands in [Agana, Guam] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Micronesia
    • Subjects:
    • Micronesia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMicronesia, winds of change.
      Statementedited by Francis X. Hezel and M.L. Berg ; design and illustration done by Donald L. Buchholz.
      ContributionsHezel, Francis X., Berg, M. L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU500 .B66 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 538 p. :
      Number of Pages538
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2638624M
      LC Control Number85214049

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Winds of Change: Miconesia. Book of Readings on Micronesian History. [Hezel & Berg.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hezel & Berg. Beginning with introductions which review the issues of Micronesian historiography and Pacific historiography in general, this book challenges current thinking and perceptions of bibliography as it relates to the Pacific.

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Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress GRM F56 Read more about this on Questia. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Micronesia from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

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