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Historiographie de la Nouvelle-Caledonie (review)

Historiographie de la Nouvelle-Caledonie (review) 456 the contemporary pacific • 18:2 (2006) tion, it also clearly demonstrates that Historiographie de la Nouvelle- these are Marshallese writers embed- Calédonie, by Frédéric Angleviel. ded within the culture about which Paris: Publibook, 2003. isbn they write. 9-782748-302899; 362 pages, This book is recommended for a tables, figures, notes. €28.50. wide range of audiences. A cover-to- cover reading is recommended for Frédéric Angleviel, a professor of expatriate consultants, teachers, contemporary history at the Univer- health-care workers, and others sity of New Caledonia, is part of a preparing to work in the Marshall generation of local historians who Islands. The insights and perspectives have worked to improve scholarly are local, current, both urban and research and pedagogical materials in rural, reflect the views of men and their country since the Matignon and women, cover a diverse range of Noumea peace accords of 1988 and topics, and therefore offer a glimpse 1998. Others include Ismet Kurtovitch of the psyche of Marshallese men and (politics 1940 –1953), Louis-José Bar- women. The narratives are firsthand bançon (penal colony), Sylvette Boyer accounts of how some people lived, (World War I and 1917 Kanak revolt), how historical relationships developed and Christiane Terrier (free coloniza- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Historiographie de la Nouvelle-Caledonie (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 18 (2) – Jul 27, 2006

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Copyright © 2006 University of Hawai'i Press.
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Abstract

456 the contemporary pacific • 18:2 (2006) tion, it also clearly demonstrates that Historiographie de la Nouvelle- these are Marshallese writers embed- Calédonie, by Frédéric Angleviel. ded within the culture about which Paris: Publibook, 2003. isbn they write. 9-782748-302899; 362 pages, This book is recommended for a tables, figures, notes. €28.50. wide range of audiences. A cover-to- cover reading is recommended for Frédéric Angleviel, a professor of expatriate consultants, teachers, contemporary history at the Univer- health-care workers, and others sity of New Caledonia, is part of a preparing to work in the Marshall generation of local historians who Islands. The insights and perspectives have worked to improve scholarly are local, current, both urban and research and pedagogical materials in rural, reflect the views of men and their country since the Matignon and women, cover a diverse range of Noumea peace accords of 1988 and topics, and therefore offer a glimpse 1998. Others include Ismet Kurtovitch of the psyche of Marshallese men and (politics 1940 –1953), Louis-José Bar- women. The narratives are firsthand bançon (penal colony), Sylvette Boyer accounts of how some people lived, (World War I and 1917 Kanak revolt), how historical relationships developed and Christiane Terrier (free coloniza-

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 27, 2006

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