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New Caledonia

(see also Pacific Islands General)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Site

Kanaky Online. Independence movement site, in French & English.

In the Library: Articles:

Bensa, A. & A. Goromido. "The political order & corporal coercion in Kanak societies of the past," Oceania 68,2 (12/97):84-106.

__________ & E. Wittersheim. "Jean Guiart & New Caledonia: a drama of misrepresentation," Journal of Pacific History 33,2 (9/98):221-24.

Chanter, A. "Will there be a morning after? The colonial history of the media in New Caledonia," Journal of Pacific History 34,1 (6/99):91-108.

Chappell, D.A. "Frontier ethnogenesis: the case of New Caledonia," Journal of World History 4,2 (fall 93):307-24.

__________. "The Noumea Accord: decolonization without independence in New Caledonia?" Pacific Affairs 72,3 (fall 99):373-91.

__________. "New Caledonia," Contemporary Pacific 11,2 (fall 99):432-38.

Douglas, B. "Almost constantly at war: an ethnographic perspective on fighting in New Caledonia," 25,1 (6/90):22-46.

Forster, C. "The French penal colony & the origins of the French presence in New Caledonia," Journal of Pacific History 26,2 (12/91):135-50.

Guiart, J. "Progress & regress in New Caledonia: a personal reflection," Journal of Pacific History 27,1 (6/92):3-28.

__________. "A drama of ambiguity: French colonial politics, archival research, Kanak independence movements. Ouvea, 1988-89," Journal of Pacific History 32,1 (6/97):120-22.

Johnson, H. "Interpreting 'women' in New Caledonia," Asian Journal of Women's Studies 4,2 (1998): 53-78.

Kurtovitch, I. "A Communist Party in New Caledonia (1941-1948)," Journal of Pacific History 35,2 (9/00):163-79.

Maclellan, N. "The Noumea Accord & decolonization in New Caledonia," Journal of Pacific History 34,3 (12/99):245-52.

Muller, K. "New Caledonia, another Corsica: French conceptual obstacles to considering independence as an option," Journal of Pacific History 26,2 (12/91):313-29.

Pillon, P. & F. Sodter. "The impact of colonial administrative policies on indigenous social customs in Tahiti & New Caledonia," Journal of Pacific History 26,2 (12/91):135-50.

Toth, S.A. "Colonisation or incarceration? The changing role of the French penal colony in fin-de-siecle New Caledonia," Journal of Pacific History 34,1 (6/99):91-108.

Weeks, C.J. "An hour of temptation: American interests in New Caledonia, 1935-1945," Australian Journal of Politics & History 35,2 (1989):185-200.

Winslow, Donna. "Sustainable development in New Caledonia," Pacific Affairs 64,4 (win 92):489-505.

__________. "Mining & the environment in New Caledonia: the case of Thio," in M.C. Howard (ed.) Asia's Environmental Crisis (Boulder: Westview, 1993), pp. 111-34.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bird, E.C.F. The Impacts of Opencast Mining on the Rivers & Coasts of New Caledonia (Tokyo: UN University, 1984).

Bullard, Alice. Exile to Paradise: Savagery & Civilization in Paris & the South Pacific, 1790-1900 (Stanford: Stanford U., 2001).

Burchett, Wilfred G. Pacific Treasure Island: New Caledonia. Voyage through its Land & Wealth, the Story of its People & Past (Melbourne: Cheshire, 1941).

Chappell, David A. Double Ghost: Oceanian Voyagers on Euroamerican Ships (NY, 1997).

Chesneaux, Jean. France in the Pacific: A Tentative Analysis (Canberra: Australian National U., 1987).

__________. Kanak Political Culture & French Political Practice: Some Background Considerations on the New Caledonian Crisis (Canberra: Australian National U., 1987).

Connell, John. New Caledonia or Kanaky? The Political History of a French Colony (Canberra: Natl. Center for Development Studies, 1987).

Dupon, J.F. The Effects of Mining on the Environment of High Islands: A Case Study of Nickel Mining in New Caledonia (Noumea: South Pacific Commission, 1986).

Eyraud, Arlette. New Caledonia Today (Paris: Editions du Jaguar, 1993).

Fraser, Helen. New Caledonia: Anti-Colonialism in a Pacific Territory (Canberra: ANU Research School of Pacific Studies, 1988).

Shineberg, Dorothy. French Colonization in the Pacific: With Special Reference to New Caledonia (Sydney: H.V. Evatt Memorial Foundation, 1986).

__________. The People Trade: Pacific Island Laborers & New Caledonia, 1865-1930 (Honolulu: U. Hawaii, 1999).

Spencer, Michael et al. (eds.) New Caledonia: Essays in Nationalism & Dependency (Lucia: U. of Queensland, 1988).

Tanham, George K. New Caledonia: The Fragile Peace (Santa Monica: Rand Corp., 1990).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: Photography

Hermann, Bernard. New Caledonia (Papeete: Editions du Pacifique, 1980).

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