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Indigenous resistance to German rule in the Pacific colonies of Samoa, Ponape and New Guinea, 1884 to 1914

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This study of resistance in the Pacific Islands is an attempt to achieve both a wider and deeper understanding of colonization as it impinged on the Pacific peoples and as it was perceived by their German rulers. The thesis is by no means another imperial history. The major focus is on the Pacific Islander himself, the processes of change in local socirty under the impact of European expansion and a western cash economy, and on the way the colonial relationship functioned at the level of ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1974
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
606123243
URN:
uuid:183f021d-bf8a-4f65-a28c-ac8076880fbb
Local pid:
td:606123243
Language:
English
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