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France in the South Pacific : power and politics / Denise Fisher.

Author/Creator:
Fisher, Denise, author.
Publication:
Canberra : Australian National University, E Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (366 p.)
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Subjects:
Diplomatic relations.
France.
New Caledonia.
Oceania.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Combining historical background with political and economic analysis, this comprehensive study offers vital insight into the intricate history - and problematic future - of several of Australia's key neighbours in the Pacific and to the priorities and options of the European country that still rules them.
Contents:
Preliminary pages; Acknowledgements ; List of maps, figures and tables; Glossary and acronyms; Maps; Introduction ; Part I - France in the Pacific to the 1990's; 1. The French Pacific presence to World War II; 2. France manages independence demands and nuclear testing 1945-1990's; 3. Regional diplomatic offensive 1980's-1990's; Part II - France in the Pacific: 1990's to present; 4. New Caledonia: Implementation of the Noumea Accord and political evolution from 1998; 5. French Polynesia: Autonomy or independence?
6. France's engagement in the region from the 1990's: France, its collectivities, the European Union Part III - France in the Pacific:Present and future; 7. French motivations in the Pacific; 8. France's future role in the region ; Appendix 1. Wording of Noumea Accord and 1999 Organic Law on Restricted Electorates; Appendix 2. Principal statutory measures and proposals: New Caledonia and French Polynesia ; References and bibliography
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 13, 2016).
ISBN:
1-922144-95-9
OCLC:
863065679