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The Naturalist and his 'Beautiful Islands'. Charles Morris Woodford in the Western Pacific

Lawrence, David

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‘I know no place where firm and paternal government would sooner produce beneficial results then in the Solomons … Here is an object worthy indeed the devotion of one’s life’. Charles Morris Woodford devoted his working life to pursuing this dream, becoming the first British Resident Commissioner in 1897 and remaining in office until 1915, establishing the colonial state almost singlehandedly. His career in the Pacific extended beyond the Solomon Islands. He worked briefly for the Western...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2014
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20330
DOI: 10.22459/NBI.10.2014
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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