Stewart's Handbook of the Pacific Islands 1922
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (601 pages)
Author: P. Allan
Year: (1922) 2005
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Stewart's Handbook was written by Percy S. Allen and revised annually, this one being the one covering 1922. Each year a comprehensive account of all of the Pacific Islands is included.
The book is divided into islands owned by New Zealand, France, Britain, the United States of America, and Australia. It is then divided into separate island groups. Information on each group of islands gives a comprehensive history and geography of each island. This is often accompanied by information on government officials, trade statistics, churches, business, shipping, population, customs and tariffs, exports and lists of residents. It includes a map detailing the entire Pacific.
The book is a complete resource for those interested in the history of the Pacific Islands.
It is searchable, allowing you to search for any word in the text - names, places and more.
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Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.