Choice Special Academic Merit Award
"A model of how Pacific history should be written." —Journal of Pacific HistoryPacific Islands Monograph Series,
Published in association with the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i
Author: Bennett, Judith A.;Judith A. Bennett
is an Australian and was educated at All Hallows’ School, Brisbane, and the University of Queensland. She is currently lecturer in history and warden of St. Margaret’s College, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
"The history of the Solomon Islands is in itself an intriguing story, and Dr. Bennett tells it more than well. The depth and breadth of the work is impressive in at least two respects. First, it covers events in the Solomons from initial European contact