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French Military Rule in the Marquesas, 1842-1890
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|Title:||French Military Rule in the Marquesas, 1842-1890|
|Authors:||Berg, Mark L.|
|Keywords:||French Polynesia--Marquesas Islands|
|LC Subject Headings:||French -- Marquesas Islands|
Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) -- History
|Issue Date:||27 Oct 1983|
|Publisher:||[Publisher not specified]|
|Citation:||Berg, Mark L. French Military Rule in the Marquesas, 1842-1890. 1983. Print.|
|Abstract:||This paper discusses the French military administration of the Marquesas from annexation of the group by French naval officers in May 1842 until the replacement of French naval administrators by French civil administrators in
1890. The main thesis is that the French, despite their moderate presence in the Marquesas, exerted a beneficial influence on the people during this period, and they certainly prevented further depopulation by intervening in force in the southeast group in 1880.
|Description:||"By Mark L. Berg, for PIP 690, French Polynesia. Dr. W.J. Newhouse, Fall 1983, 27 October 1983."|
|Pages/Duration:||38 pages,  leaves, illustrations, maps|
|Appears in Collections:||Monographs - Pacific Collection|
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