Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Wealth of the Solomons : a history of trade, plantations and society, Solomon Islands, c.1800-1942

Bennett, Judith Ann


BEFORE 1800 the Solomon Islands were visited rarely by Europeans. The few explorers had found little to attract them. In the early and mid-nineteenth century there was increasing contact by whalers who came to the Islands for food and refreshment. In most areas they received a welcome because Solomon Islanders knew from experiences within their homeland that trading could be beneficial. The whalers traded metal goods which, in some areas, altered the indigenous technology and, in turn, the...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 1979
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6e4dd015db3


File Description SizeFormat Image
b12352792_Bennett_Judith_Ann.pdf290.35 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator