Ranchers and planters of the Pacific Islands

  • 38 Pages
  • 0.43 MB
  • English
A.H. & A.W. Reed , Wellington, N.Z
Ranchers -- Islands of the Pacific., Farmers -- Islands of the Pacific., Islands of the Pacific -- History., Islands of the Pacific -- Description and tr
Statementby T.F. Kennedy ; illustrations by Conrad Frieboe.
ContributionsFrieboe, Conrad.
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21454750M

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By the beginning of the twentieth century all Pacific islanders had come at least nominally under the rule of western powers.