Western Samoa

  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Western Samoa, which was administered by New Zealand from 1920 to 1961, at first under a League of Nations Mandate, and since 1946 under a United Nations Trusteeship Agreement, attained full independence as from 1 Jan. 1962.

Books of Reference

  1. Annual Report on the Trade, Commerce and Shipping. Wellington, N.Z.Google Scholar
  2. Grattan, F. J. H., An Introduction to Samoan Custom. Apia, 1948Google Scholar
  3. Keesing, F. M., Modern Samoa. London, 1934Google Scholar
  4. Masterman, S., The Origins of International Rivalry in Samoa, 1845–84. London, 1934Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1962

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