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THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY IN SAMOA 1845-1884
Stanford, CA:Stanford University Press. (1934). 1st edition. 233pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Aside from light soiling to top page edges, a very good, clean copy, inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn, with light wear along edges, otherwise in very good condition. *"A well-written piece of original research into white relations with Samoa. Starting with the first white discovery of the islands the author deals with the British missionary interest, the dawning British official interest, the rapid growth of German trade, New Zealad's interest for strategic reasons, American interests, the years of unrest with weak native autonomy, and conflicting German, American, and British influences, culminating in the three treaties of 1876-1879,  the final breakdown of native autonomy, the attempt at international government in 1889, and the division between America and Germany ten years later. '...dj
$65.00
THE SAMOAN DANCE OF LIFE.
Boston:The Beacon Press. 1950. 176pp. Signed by author on the first free end-paper. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn at the edges with some fading to the spine. Otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for the author's signature inked onto the first free end-paper. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$25.00
THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE MODERN WORLD.
New York:The John Day Company. (1946). 391pp. Revised edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn significantly at the edges with many sall chips and teras, with a moderately sized piece missing from the bottom of the spine. Binding is mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, though there is a touch of age-toning to the pages. Overall, this is a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
$15.00
TRADE, TRADERS AND TRADING IN RURAL JAVA
Singapore; New York:Oxford University Press. 1987. 223pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Covers show some wear at the edges with some very mild soiling. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings with bright and clear plates. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$25.00

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