A History of Vanuatu: Selected Readings - Emalus Campus
This online compilation of selected chapters and articles is a useful introduction to the history of the country formerly known as the New Hebrides for Ni-Vanuatu students and to compliment the recently published 'Histri blong yumi long Vanuatu: an educational resource'.
Histri blong yumi long Vanuatu: an educational resource / Sara Lightner and Anna Naupa. Port Vila, Vanuatu : Vanuatu Cultural Center, 2005
Table of Contents - Volume 1
Table of Contents - Volume 2
Table of Contents - Volume 3
The Pacific Islands: an encyclopedia / edited by Brij Lal and Kate Fortune. - Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, 2000.
Vanuatu profile (incl. history) pp.620-623.
To kill a bird with two stones: a short history of Vanuatu / by Jeremy MacClancy. - Port Vila, Vanuatu Cultural Centre, 1980. Also available in French "Faire de deux pierres un coup". Both editions can be ordered from the Vanuatu Cultural Centre.
Beginnings (incl. notes on prehistory and settlement) pp.15-20
Tufala Gavman: reminisces from the Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides / Brian J. Bresnihan, Keith Woodward, editors. - Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, University of the South Pacific, 2002.
'Historical Note' by Keith Woodward pp.16-45; 46-72
Melanesian Politics: Stael blong Vanuatu /edited by Howard Van Trease - Christchurch, N.Z : Macmillan Brown Center for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury; Suva, Fiji : IPS, USP, 1995.
Chapter 1: 'Colonial origins of Vanuatu politics' by Howard Van Trease pp.3-30; 31-58
Appendix 1: A confidential monthly report from the French Resident Commissioner in the New Hebrides to the Secretary of State for Overseas Departments in France 
The politics of land in Vanuatu: from colony to independence / Howard Van Trease. - Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, 1987.
Chapter 1: 'Ni-Vanuatu land and foreign intruders' pp. 1-34
Chapter 2: 'The Condominium land tenure system' pp. 35-62
Bridging mental boundaries: identity and development in Vanuatu / William Miles. - Honolulu, Hawai'i : University of Hawai'i Press, 1998.
Introduction: Boundaries, juridical and mental: a brief history pp.14-28.
Of cargoes, colonies and Kings / Andrew Stuart. - Oxford [UK] : Radcliffe Press, 2001.
Chptr. 14. New Hebrides: Condominium in the South Pacific
New Hebrides: the road to independence / by Kalkot Matas Kele-Kele... [et al.] / edited by Chris Plant. Suva [Fiji] : Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific 1977
Chapter 1: 'The emergence of political parties' by Kalkot Matas Kele-Kele pp. 17-22.
Les pouvoirs de la coutume a Vanuatu: traditionalisme et edification nationale / Marc Kurt Tabani. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2002
Introduction: pp. 5-16.
Industrial relations in the South Pacific ' Prasad and Hince (eds.). Suva [Fiji] : SSED, University of the South Pacific 2000
Chapter 7. Industrial relations in Vanuatu: contraints and potential
Archaelogie des Nouvelles-Hebrides: contribution a la connaissance des iles du Centre / Jose Garanger (Publications de la Societe des oceanistes ; no 30) Paris: ORSTOM: 1972
Chapter 1. Introduction generale
Fragments of empire: a history of the Western Pacific High Commission, 1877 - 1914 / Deryck Scarr. Canberra: Australian University Press, 1967
Chapter 7 [part IV]. Settlement, Inter-island recruiting in the New Hebrides, 1877 - 1906
Chapter 8. The New Hebrides Governed, 1906 - 1914
They came for sandalwood: a study of the Sandalwood trade in the South-West Pacific 1830-1865 / Dorothy Shineberg London: Cambridge University Press, 1967
Chapter 2. The beginnings of the trade
God's gentlemen: a history of the Melanesian Mission, 1849-1942 / David Hilliard St Lucia, Queensland: Queensland University Press, 1978.
Chapter 1. Visionary and impracticable principles
Australian imperialism in the Pacific: the expansionist era 1820-1920 / Roger C Thompson Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1980.
Chapter 7. Fighting off the French 1885-1887
Chapter 10. Never giving up hope for the New Hebrides 1904-1914
Isles of illusion: letters from the South Sea / by R. J. Fletcher edited by Bohun Lynch. London: Constable and Company, 1925
Pages 22 - 27 (June 30, 1912)
[United Nations] Report on the Special Committee on the situation regard to the implementation of the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and people (1974): New Hebrides
The Santo rebellion: an imperial reckoning / Jon Beasant Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1984
Chapter 2. The rising tide
Vanuatu. Arrival of the Europeans: Journal extracts of the first Europeans to visit Vanuatu: Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, 1606, to Vassily Golovnin, 1809. / Edited by Bob Field. Dubbo, NSW: Bob Field, 2003.
Boyle T. Somerville, Notes on Some Islands of the New Hebrides,<cite>The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland</cite>, Vol. 23, (1894), pp. 2-21
Vanuatu / by Stephen Wickham
'New Hebrides': article from the Encyclopedia Britannica 1911 edition
New Hebrides: a Condominium administered jointly by Great Britain and France [from the Pacific Islands Yearbook 1963]
Fasquel, Jean Nouvelles-Hebrides, Vanuatu 1978-1981: la periode du kava mache
Chief Willie Bongmatur Maldo and the role of chiefs in Vanuatu /by Lissant Bolton
Presbyterian Church Missions Library. New Hebrides / Vanuatu Related Mission Books
Introduction to sources of law in Vanuatu / by Professor Don Paterson
Unrecorded judgments of the Joint Court of the New Hebrides [ a historical overview] / by Miriam Vurobaravu
Inspecteur-General Jean-Jacques Robert: French Resident Commissioner
John S Champion: British Resident Commissioner 1975-78
Andrew Stuart: British Resident Commissioner 1978-80
Rebel radio in Espiritu Santo : Radio Vemerama / by Robert J Schnell
New Hebrides becomes Vanuatu [information bulletin from the University of the South Pacific published on 7 August 1980]
Walter Lini [Obituary]
Voice of Vanuatu's women: Grace Molissa: [Obituary]
A coup that failed? Recent political events in Vanuatu / by David Ambrose
Vanuatu 1995-1998 / by Michael Morgan
Vanuatu  / by Don Paterson [Source: Asia-Pacific Constitutional Yearbook 1995 : pp. 329-334]
Vanuatu  / by Don Paterson [Source: Asia-Pacific Constitutional Yearbook 1996: pp. 359-371]
Vanuatu  / by Don Paterson [Source: Asia-Pacific Constitutional Yearbook 1997 : pp. 310-319]
Year in review 1998 [Vanuatu] / by Barrie MacDonald
Vanuatu: Year in Review (1999) / Anita Jowitt
Vanuatu: Year in Review (2000) / Anita Jowitt
Vanuatu: Year in Review (2001) / Anita Jowitt
Vanuatu: Year in Review (2002) / Anita Jowitt
Vanuatu: Year in Review (2003) / Anita Jowitt
Vanuatu: Year in Review (2004) / Anita Jowitt
Vanuatu: Year in Review (2005) / Anita Jowitt
Thompson, Roger C.
1971 v 6
Jackson, A. L.
1972 v 7
1978 v 13 n 3 / 4
Jupp, James and Marian Sawyer
1979 v 14 n 3 / 4
MacClancy, J. V.
APR 01 1981 v 16 n 2
MacClancy, J. V.
APR 01 1984 v 19 n 2
JAN 01 1985 v 20 n 1
Premdas, Ralph R.
APR 01 1989 v 24 n 1
APR 01 1991 v 26 n 1
APR 01 1991 v 26 n 1
OCT 01 1991 v 26 n 2
OCT 01 1992 v 27 n 2
Steeves, Jeffrey S.
OCT 01 1992 v 27 n 2
Miles, William F.S.
APR 01 1994 v 29 n 1
Rodman, Margaret C.
JUN 01 1998 v 33 n 1
SEP 01 1998 v 33 n 2
2002 v 37 n 1
Vanuatu: an introduction
Vanuatu Weekly Hebdomadaire index 1984-2001
CIA World Factbook Information on Vanuatu
Country Reports - Vanuatu
Colonial history of Vanuatu
History of Vanuatu
Vanuatu's colonial past: an archive of newspaper clippings from 1883 to independence
Browse books relating to Vanuatu history held at the University of the South Pacific's Emalus Campus Library, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
Browse articles on law, land, custom, politics and government in Vanuatu as indexed in the Emalus Campus Library's Online Pacific Law Journal Index.
Archive of bound volumes of Vanuatu newspapers held in the Emalus Campus Library
© 2003 Peter Murgatroyd, USP.
Last updated 17 October 2012