Syllabi & Bibliographies

Internet Resources




Compiled by Dr Karen Peacock

Pacific Curator, Hamilton Library

University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

Email: peacock@hawaii.edu






Daeufer, Alice S. and James M. Mauger.

Pathways to Micronesia:  An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works.  Rev. ed.  Saipan:  Dept. of Education, TTPI, 1976.  55p.  Pacc Z4501 .P373 1976  Also HL


Goetzfridt, Nicholas J.

Micronesia, 1975-1987:  A Social Science Bibliography.  New York:  Greenwood Press, 1989.  194p. *Pacc GN669 .G63 1989 



Indigenous Navigation and Voyaging in the Pacific:  A Reference Guide.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 1992.  194p. *Pacc GN440 .I53 1992 


__________ and Karen M. Peacock.

Micronesian Histories: An Analytical Bibliography and Guide to Interpretations.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, Forthcoming 2001.


Hatanaka, Sachiko.

A Bibliography of Micronesia Compiled from Japanese Publications 1915-1945.  Tokyo:  Research Inst. for Oriental Cultures, Gakushuin Univ., 1979.  217p.  Pacc Z4501 .H36  Also HL


Haynes, Douglas E. and William L. Wuerch.

Micronesian Religion and Lore:  A Guide to Sources, 1526-1990.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 1995.  300p. 

*Pacc BL2620 .M625 H39 1995 


Johnston, Emilie G. and Shirley Ann Arriola.

A Bibliography of Archaeology in Micronesia and Related Subjects.  Mangilao, Guam:  MARC, 1982.  167p.

Pacc DU500 .A15 M37 n.38


Marshall, Mac and James D. Nason.

Micronesia, 1944-1974:  A Bibliography of Anthropological and Related Source Materials.  New Haven:  HRAF Press, 1975.  337p. *Pacc Z5116 .M37 


Matsui, Masato, et al.

Nanyo (South Seas):  An Annotated Bibliography.  Honolulu:  Center for Asian and Pacific Studies; Council for Japanese Studies, UH, 1982.  198p. *Pacc DU28.3 .M375  Also Asia Ref


Storie, Monique Carriveau and William L. Wuerch.

Micronesia.  Oxford, England; Santa Barbara, CA.: Clio Press, 1999. *Pacc DU500 .S76 1999  Also HL Ref


Wang, Chih.

Government of Guam, 1981-1995: An Information Source.  Mangilao, Guam: University of Guam, Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, 1997.  308p.

Pacc Z4980 .G8 W36 


Wright, Gordon.

A Bibliography of Reports, Surveys, and Studies Prepared By, For, Or About the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.  Saipan, Mariana Isl.:  Dept. of Education, TTPI, 1969.  182p.  Pacc Z4501 .W75





The Pacific Collection has dictionaries and grammars for all the languages of Micronesia.  On the reference shelves in the Reading Room there are dictionaries for the most requested languages:  Chamorro, Palauan, Kiribati, Kosraean, Marshallese, Pohnpeian, Chuukese, and Yapese.






Telephone directories for most areas in Micronesia are available on the Pacific reference shelf.






Karolle, Bruce G.

Atlas of Micronesia.  2nd ed.  Honolulu:  Bess Press, 1993. *Pacc GZ2900 .K37  Also HL


Motteler, Lee S.

Pacific Island Names:  A Map and Name Guide to the New Pacific.  Honolulu:  Bishop Museum Press, 1986.

*Pacc DU10 .M67 1986  Also HL Ref.




Levy, Neil M.

Micronesia Handbook.  4th ed.  Chico, CA.: Moon Publications, 1997.  315p. *Pacc DU500 .L48 1997 Also HL


Pacific Islands Year Book.  17th ed.  Suva, Fiji, 1994. 

*Pacc DU1 .P119 1994  Also HL Ref.





Marianas Variety.  Saipan, 1972-    .  Pac Newspaper Stacks.   Older bound issues under Pacc DU500 .A2M433   Older issues also on microfilm:  S51165


Marshall Islands Journal.  Majuro, Marshall Islands:  Micronitor News and Printing Co., 1980-     .  Earlier years under title Micronesian Independent.  Older bound issues under Pacc DU500 .A2M74.  Older issues also on microfilm:  V90113


Pacific Daily News.  Agana, Guam:  R.E. Vdick, publisher, 1970- .   Older years microfilm:  S90051


Palau Horizon.  Koror, Palau: Island’s Horizon Corp., 1998-    .

Current issues in Pacc Newspaper Stacks.


Saipan Tribune.  Saipan, CNMI: Saipan Tribune, 1990-     .

Current issues in Pacc Newspaper Stacks.


Tia Belau.  Koror, Palau:  Belau Pub. Co., 1992-    .

Pacc DU780 .A2T53

Early years on microfilm: S51007





Isla:  A Journal of Micronesian Studies.   Mangilao, Guam:  Univ. of Guam, 1992-1997.  Pacc DU500 .A2I5


Indexed in H&P Jnl Index.


Latte.  Hagatna, Guam: Latte Pub. Inc., 1997-    .


Pacc DU647 .A2 L382


Micronesica.  Mangilao, Guam:  Univ. of Guam, 1969-    .

Pacc DU500 .A2 M5


Indexed in H&P Jnl Index


Micronesian Reporter.  Saipan: Trust Territory of the Pacific

Islands.  1951-1980.


Pacc DU500 .M5

Indexed in H&P Jnl Index



STATISTICS  -  General



South Pacific Economies Statistical Summary.  Noumea, New

Caledonia:  South Pacific Commission, 1980-     .  Annual.  *Pacc HC681 .S788   Latest edition on ref. shelf.


STATISTICS  -  Countries



Guam Annual Economic Review.  Agana:  Economic Research Center,  Dept. of Commerce, Govt. of Guam. *Pacc HC687.68 .A17 


Kiribati Statistical Yearbook.  Bairiki, Tarawa:  Statistics Office, Ministry of Finance, 1989-    .  Pacc HA4016.7 .A15 


Marshall Islands Statistical Abstract.  Majuro, Marshall Islands:  Office of Planning and Statistics, 1986-    .  Annual. 

Pacc DU710 .A2M27


National Yearbook of Statistics.  Kolonia, Pohnpei: Office of Planning and Statistics, FSM National Govt., 1982-    .  Pacc HA4010.5 .A27


Pohnpei State Statistics Yearbook.  Kolonia, Pohnpei State, FSM: Office of Budget, Planning & Statistics, 1987-    .  Pacc HA4007 .P6P64 


Statistical Yearbook (Kosrae).  Tofol, Kosrae:  Bureau of

      Planning and Statistics, 1981-    .  Pacc HA4010.5 .Z9K6a 


Statistical Yearbook, Truk State, FSM.  Moen, Truk:  Truk State Office of Planning and Statistics, 1981-    .

Pacc HA4010.5 .Z9T77 


Statistical Yearbook ... Yap State, FSM.  Colonia, Yap State: Statistical Office, 1981-    . 

Pacc HA4010.5 .Z9Y37 1987 






Alkire, William H.

Introduction to the Peoples and Cultures of Micronesia.  2d ed.  Menlo Park, CA:  Cummings Pub. Co., 1977.  148p.

Pacc GN669 .A4 1977  Also HL.


Kiste, Robert C. and Mac Marshall, eds.

American Anthropology in Micronesia: An Assessment.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1999.  628p.

Pacc GN669 .A48 1999 Also HL.


Mason, Leonard

The Ethnology of Micronesia IN Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific, ed. by Andrew Vayda.  Garden City, NY:  Natural History Press, 1968.  pp.275-298.  Pacc GN662 .V38  Also HL.






Farrell, Don A.

History of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Saipan:  Public School System, 1991.  701p.  Pacc DU645 .F377 1991


Hezel, Francis X.

First Taint of Civilization:  A History of the Caroline and Marshall Islands in Pre-colonial Days, 1521-1885.  Honolulu:  UH Press, 1983.  365p.  Pacific Islands Monograph Series, no.1  Pacc DU565 .H49  1983  Also HL



Strangers in Their Own Land: A Century of Colonial Rule in the Caroline and Marshall Islands.  Honolulu, HI: Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian & Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii; University of Hawaii Press, 1995.  473p.  Pacific Islands Monograph Series, no. 13.  Pacc DU565 .H496 1995


Macdonald, Barrie.

Cinderellas of Empire: Towards a History of Kiribati and Tuvalu.  Canberra, Australia; Miami, Fla.: Australian National University Press, 1982.  335p.

Pacc DU615.5 .M34 1982   Also HL


Peattie, Mark R.

Nanyo: The Rise and Fall of the Japanese in Micronesia,

1885-1945.  Honolulu: UH Press, 1988.  382p.  Pacific Islands Monograph Series, no.4.  Pacc DU500 .P43 1988 Also HL.


Poyer, Lin; Falgout, Suzanne and Laurence Marshall Carucci.

The Typhoon of War: Micronesian Experiences of the Pacific War.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 2001.  493p.  Pacc D767.99 .M53 P69 2001 Also HL


Rechebai, Elizabeth Diaz and Samuel F. McPhetres.

History of Palau: Heritage from an Emerging Nation.  With guidance and support from Masa-Aki N. Emesiochl.  Koror, Palau: Ministry of Education, 1997.  462p.


Rogers, Robert F.

Destiny's Landfall:  A History of Guam.  Honoulu:  UH Press, 1995.  380p.  Pacc DU647 .R63 1995  Also HL


Wuerch, William L. and Dirk A. Ballendorf.

Historical Dictionary of Guam and Micronesia.  Metuchen, NJ:  Scarecrow Press, 1994.  172p. 

*Pacc DU500 .W84






Hughes, Daniel T. and Sherwood G. Lingenfelter, eds.

Political Development in Micronesia.  Columbus:  Ohio State Univ. Press, 1974.  333p.  Pacc JQ6451 .A2 H83  Also HL


Issues in Guam’s Political Development: The Chamorro Perspective.

Produced and Published by the Political Status Education Coordinating Commission.  Agana, Guam: The Commission, 1996.  203p.  Pacc DU647 .I88 1996


Leibowitz, Arnold H.

Defining Status:  A Comprehensive Analysis of United States Territorial Relations.  Boston:  Kluwer/Academic Publishers, 1989.  757p.  Pacc F965 .L45 1989  Also HL.


Meller, Norman

Constitutionalism in Micronesia.  Honolulu:  Inst. for Polynesian Studies, BYU-Hawaii, 1985.

Pacc JQ6240 .A2 M45 1985


Micronesian Politics.  Ed. by Ron Crocombe and Leonard Mason.       Suva, Fiji:  Institute of Pacific Studies, USP, 1988.  194p.  Pacc DU500 .M498 1988  Also HL.


Van Trease, Howard, ed.

Atoll Politics: The Republic of Kiribati.  Christchurch, NZ:  MacMillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury and Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, 1993.  392p. 

Pacc JQ6431 .K54 A86 1993



Willens, Howard P. and Deanne C. Siemer.

National Security and Self-Determination: United States Policy in Micronesia (1961-1972).  Westport, Conn.; London:  Praeger, 2000.  281p.  Pacc DU500 .W54 2000 Also HL





Trust Territory Archives - collection of 2,169 reels of microfilm      held at UH Library and in each of the governments of Micronesia. See Voyager menu for index to documents and for digitized database of photographs (originals held in Rare Pacific).  For documents (correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies), see Microfilm V10001. 


Wuerch, William L.

A Bibliography of Manuscripts, Archives and Other Unpublished Materials Relating to Guam and Micronesia in Repositories in the United States.  MARC Working Papers no.56.  Mangilao, Guam: Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam, 1991.  73p.  Pacc DU500 .A15 M37 no.56



Guide to the Manuscripts Collection at the Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam.  MARC Bibliography Series, no.5.  Mangilao, Guam: Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam, 1998.  35p.  In Process







NOTE:  Asterisk (*) next to call number indicates that book or latest edition of serial publication is on the open reference shelf in the Reading Room of the Hawaiian/Pacific Collections, 5th Floor, Hamilton Library.  


The abbreviation "HL" stands for Hamilton Library.





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