Pacific Ocean and Islands

Pages 289-290

History Theses 1901-1970: Historical research for higher degrees in the universities of the United Kingdom. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1976.

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The exploration of the South Sea, 1519 to 1644: a study of the influence of physical factors, with a reconstruction of the routes of the explorers. Helen M. Wallis. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

The occupation of the Falkland Islands. W.C. Down. Cambridge Ph.D. 1926/7.

European penetration of the South Pacific, 1779–1842. J.W. Davidson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1942.

Samuel Marsden: a pioneer of civilisation in the South Seas. S.M. Johnstone. Belfast M.A. 1928.

British missionaries in the south-west Pacific, 1842–1900: their policies and evaluations with regard to the indigenous peoples. J.D. Kesby. Oxford B.Litt. 1963.

The geography of Samoa about 1840. R.F. Watters. London Ph.D. 1956.

International relations between Great Britain, Germany and the United States in the Samoan Islands. Mrs. Lilian M. Williams. Wales M.A. 1938.

International rivalry in Samoa, 1845–84. Mrs. Sylvia R. Smith. London M.A. 1933.

British policy towards Fiji, 1858–80, with special reference to the evolution, under Sir Arthur Gordon, of indirect rule as a theory and a technique for the government of a native people. J.D. Legge. Oxford D.Phil. 1953.

Racial issues in Fiji. C.A.A. Hughes. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

The geographical exploration of Papua, 1870–1900. Brenda Hughes. Liverpool M.A. 1958/9.

The Western Pacific High Commission, 1877–88: its creation and problems of administration. J.A. Boutilier. London Ph.D. 1969.

The administration of New Guinea, 1888–1902. R.B. Joyce. Cambridge M.Litt. 1953.

The career of Sir John Thurston, governor of Fiji, 1888–97. J. Millington. London M.A. 1947.

The partition of the Samoan Islands, 1898–9. P.M. Kennedy. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

British foreign policy, with special reference to relations with America, in the Pacific area, 1903–11. B. Sanders. London M.A. 1964.