THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY IN SAMOA 1845-1884

THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL RIVALRY IN SAMOA 1845-1884
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PublishingDate: (1934)
Publisher: Stanford, CA:Stanford University Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
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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

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