The French Presence in the South Pacific, 1842–1940

  • Robert Aldrich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Robert Aldrich
    Pages 34-68
  3. Robert Aldrich
    Pages 69-104
  4. Robert Aldrich
    Pages 169-198
  5. Robert Aldrich
    Pages 199-236
  6. Robert Aldrich
    Pages 237-272
  7. Robert Aldrich
    Pages 323-339
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 340-387

About this book


An examination of France's presence in the South Pacific after the takeover of Tahiti. It places the South Pacific in the context of overall French expansion and current theories of colonialism and imperialism and evaluates the French impact on Oceania.


20th century Australia colonialism empire Enzo Paci expansion France French imperialism Oceania

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert Aldrich
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-09086-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-09084-6
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