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After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific, and: Moruroa and Us: Polynesians' Experiences during Thirty Years of Nuclear Testing in the French Pacific (review)

After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific, and: Moruroa and Us: Polynesians' Experiences... 09-CP 12-1 (br pp.256-293) 2/21/00 8:27 AM Page 284 284 the contemporary pacific • spring 2000 After Moruroa: France in the South Resource Centre in Suva, Fiji, says in Pacific, by Nic Maclellan and Jean his preface that After Moruroa is an Chesneaux. Melbourne: Ocean Press, update (and translation) of La France 1998. isbn 1-876175-05-2, ii + 279 dans la Pacifique: De Bougainville à pages, maps, notes, bibliography, Moruroa, which he published in 1992 glossary, index. Paper, us$19.95; with Chesneaux, an emeritus historian a$29.95. at the Sorbonne. The opening chapters stress the links between French colo- Moruroa and Us: Polynesians’ nialism and nuclear testing, though Experiences during Thirty Years of Paris thinks of its Pacific territories as Nuclear Testing in the French Pacific, benevolently subsidized and “autono- by Pieter de Vries and Han Seur. mous.” Like Robert Aldrich and Lyon: Centre de Documentation others, the authors regard World et de Recherche sur la Paix et les War II as a turning point in the French Conflits, 1997. isbn 2-9508291-5-5, Pacific, because Paris wanted to regain v + 224 pages, maps, tables, glossary, its tarnished status, after humiliating bibliography. Paper, us$20.00. defeat and Nazi occupation: it would grant greater self-government http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific, and: Moruroa and Us: Polynesians' Experiences during Thirty Years of Nuclear Testing in the French Pacific (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 12 (1) – Feb 1, 2001

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09-CP 12-1 (br pp.256-293) 2/21/00 8:27 AM Page 284 284 the contemporary pacific • spring 2000 After Moruroa: France in the South Resource Centre in Suva, Fiji, says in Pacific, by Nic Maclellan and Jean his preface that After Moruroa is an Chesneaux. Melbourne: Ocean Press, update (and translation) of La France 1998. isbn 1-876175-05-2, ii + 279 dans la Pacifique: De Bougainville à pages, maps, notes, bibliography, Moruroa, which he published in 1992 glossary, index. Paper, us$19.95; with Chesneaux, an emeritus historian a$29.95. at the Sorbonne. The opening chapters stress the links between French colo- Moruroa and Us: Polynesians’ nialism and nuclear testing, though Experiences during Thirty Years of Paris thinks of its Pacific territories as Nuclear Testing in the French Pacific, benevolently subsidized and “autono- by Pieter de Vries and Han Seur. mous.” Like Robert Aldrich and Lyon: Centre de Documentation others, the authors regard World et de Recherche sur la Paix et les War II as a turning point in the French Conflits, 1997. isbn 2-9508291-5-5, Pacific, because Paris wanted to regain v + 224 pages, maps, tables, glossary, its tarnished status, after humiliating bibliography. Paper, us$20.00. defeat and Nazi occupation: it would grant greater self-government

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Published: Feb 1, 2001

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