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The Papua-New Guinea elections 1964

Bettison, David G


The first firm step towards independence for the people of Papua-New Guinea was taken in 1964 with the election of a representative legislature. This book describes how the Members of the House of Assembly were chosen. Officials conducting the elections were confronted with the difficulties of making the electoral process comprehensible to men and women who had had no previous contact with the institutions of modern government. At the same time the local candidates lacked a party organization...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Pacific Institute
ANU Press (1965-Present)
Type: Book


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