K.R. Howe, Robert C. Kiste, Brij V. Lal (eds.), Tides of History: The Pacific Islands in the Twentieth Century. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994. pp.xvii+475. $34.95 paper. Deryck Scarr, The History of the Pacific Islands: Kingdoms of the Reefs. Macmillan Aust

Moore, Clive (1996) K.R. Howe, Robert C. Kiste, Brij V. Lal (eds.), Tides of History: The Pacific Islands in the Twentieth Century. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994. pp.xvii+475. $34.95 paper. Deryck Scarr, The History of the Pacific Islands: Kingdoms of the Reefs. Macmillan Australia, Melbourne, 1990. pp.xiii+426. $59.95 cloth, $29.95 paper.. Labour History, 70: 262-264.


Author Moore, Clive
Title K.R. Howe, Robert C. Kiste, Brij V. Lal (eds.), Tides of History: The Pacific Islands in the Twentieth Century. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994. pp.xvii+475. $34.95 paper. Deryck Scarr, The History of the Pacific Islands: Kingdoms of the Reefs. Macmillan Australia, Melbourne, 1990. pp.xiii+426. $59.95 cloth, $29.95 paper.
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K.R. Howe, Robert C. Kiste, Brij V. Lal (eds.), Tides of History: The Pacific Islands in the Twentieth Century. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1994. pp.xvii+475. $34.95 paper.
Deryck Scarr, The History of the Pacific Islands: Kingdoms of the Reefs. Macmillan Australia, Melbourne, 1990. pp.xiii+426. $59.95 cloth, $29.95 paper.
Journal name Labour History   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0023-6942
Publication date 1996-05
Sub-type Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
Issue 70
Start page 262
End page 264
Total pages 3
Place of publication Canberra, ACT, Australia
Publisher Australian Society for the Study of Labour History
Language eng
Subject 1503 Business and Management
2103 Historical Studies
2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields
210313 Pacific History (excl. New Zealand and Maori)
Formatted abstract
In the short term Tides of History will become a standard text on the 20th centry Pacific, but like Scarr's History of the Pacific Islands, it is a gap-filler rather than a magisterial last word.
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
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