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Peoples and nations of the Far East and Pacific

Sheila Fairfield

Peoples and nations of the Far East and Pacific

a short history of each country in the Far East, Australasia, and the Pacific and Indian oceans

by Sheila Fairfield

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Published by G. Stevens in Milwaukee, Wis., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East Asia -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Pacific Area -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Presents a brief history of each country in the Far East, Australasia, and the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

    Edition Notes

    j-130,940

    StatementSheila Fairfield.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p.: ill.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23259963M
    ISBN 101555329071
    OCLC/WorldCa18256245

    3 The vast aggregate of peoples who are generally classified as Mongoloid, who settled the Far East, have been a question as to where they fall into the Table of Nations. The evidence shows they are Hamitic, even though some have incorrectly reasoned that the Chinese were of Japhetic stock, and the Japanese were either Japhetic or Semitic. The book identifies and draws together the defining threads and extraordinary personal extending as far east as Samoa and ul trading and tribute network of the Peoples, and Cultures Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, War at Sea in the Pacific, The Making of the West: A Concise History.

    The Silk Road spanned the Asian continent and represented a form of global economy when the known world was smaller but more difficult to traverse than nowadays. A network of mostly land but also sea trading routes, the Silk Road stretched from China to Korea and Japan in the east, and connected China through Central Asia to India in the south. Crossing the Bering Strait between Alaska and the Russian Far East, the Friendship Flight reunited Native peoples of common languages and cultures for the first time in four decades. It and other dramatic efforts to thaw what was known as the Ice Curtain launched a thirty-year era of .

      France, Belgium, Japan and the British dominions reluctantly agreed to an Anglo-American proposal to hold and administer those allied conquests under "mandate" from the new League of Nations. In the end, fourteen mandated territories were 4/5(2). Highly acclaimed, award-winning illustrator Ian Wallace brings the song to visual life with his sweeping landscapes and evocative portrayals of the people who lived the building of the railroad -- from the financiers in the east to First Nations people across the country to the thousands of navvies themselves, many of whom came from as far away.


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