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Tahiti: A Selective Bibliography

Prepared by Karen Peacock, PhD
Pacific Curator, Hamilton Library
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
May 1997

(A selective bibliography prepared for a course, Pacific Islands Information Resources. The call numbers are for the Pacific Collection, Hamilton Library, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.)

Bibliography

O'Reilly, Patrick and Edouard Reitman.
Bibliographie de Tahiti et de la Polynésie Française. Paris: Musée de l'Homme, 1967. 1046p. *Pacc Z4501 .073

Encyclopedias and Handbooks

Encyclopedie de la Polynésie.
Tahiti: C. Glizal/Multipress, 1986-1988. 9v. Pacc DU870.2.K39 1988
 
Saquet, Jean-Louis.
The Tahiti Handbook: Te Fenua. Tahiti: Editions Avant et Apres, 1992. 144p. Pac Ready Ref DU 870.25 .S25 1992
 
Stanley, David.
Tahiti Handbook. 4th ed. Emeryville, CA: Moon Handbooks, 1999. 435p. Pac Ready Ref DU870 .S73 1999 Also CIS Ref. (For latest edition check website at http://www.southpacific.org/tahiti.html.)[revised on 1/29/03 - by courtesy of the author)
 
Wheeler, Tony.
Tahiti & French Polynesia: a travel survival kit. 4th ed. Hawthorn, Vic., Australia: Lonely Planet, 1997. 394p. Pacc Ready ref DU870.2 .K39 Also CIS Ref

General

Christian, Erwin and Raymond Bagnis.
Islands of Tahiti. Bora Bora, Fr. Polyn.: Kea Editions. 288p. Translation of Les Iles de Tahiti (1983).
Pacc DU870 .C48513 1988
 
Christian, Erwin and Emmanuel Vigneron.
Tahiti vu du ciel. Singapour: Editions du Pacifique, 1989. 128p. Pacc DU870.2 .C47 1989
 
France, Oceania and Australia, past and present.
Edited by Robert Aldrich. Sydney: Dept. of Economic History, Univ. of Sydney, 1991. 203p. Pacc DU50 .F726 1991 Also HL
 
Leimbach, Claire.
Tahiti: celebration of life/Glorie a la Vie/Heiva i Tahiti. Avalon, NSW: Pacific Bridge, 1995. 1 v. unpaged; chiefly color illus. Pacc f DU870 .L456 1995
 
Margueron, Daniel.
Tahiti dans toute sa litterature: essai sur Tahiti et ses îles dans la litterature française de la decouverte a nos jours. Paris: Editions l'Harmattan, 1989. 469p. Pacc PQ145.7 .T3 M37 1989
 
Poirine, Bernard.
Three essays from French Polynesia. Kensington, NSW: Centre for South Pacific Studies, Univ. of New South Wales, 1993. 73p. Pacc HC688 .P65 1993
 
Pollock, Nancy and Ron Crocombe, eds.
French Polynesia: A book of selected readings. Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies at the University of the South Pacific, 1988. 305p. Pacc DU8970 .F8 1988
 
Prince, Jan.
Tahiti and her islands. Papeete, Tahiti: Tahiti Tourist Promotion Board, 1990. 74p. Pacc DU870.2 .P75 1990
 
Vigneron, Emmanuel.
La Polynesie Francaise. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1995. 127p. Pacc DU870 .V645 1995

Biography

O'Reilly, Patrick and Raoul Teissier.
Tahitiens: repertoire biographique de la Polynésie Française. 2d ed. revue, corrigee, et augm. Paris: Musée de l'Homme, 1975. 670p. Pacc DU870 .O6 1975

Geography

Atlas de la Polynésie Francaise. Paris: Editions de l'ORSTOM, 1993. Pacc f G2970 .A75 1993 Also HL Ref.

Statistics

Institut Territorial de la Statistique (French Polynesia).
Te Aveia. Papeete, Tahiti, 1980- . Pacc HC681 .F7A93
 
Osman, Wali M.
French Polynesia economic report/Rapport economique sur la Polynesie Francaise. Honolulu: Bank of Hawaii, Economics Dept., 1996. 36p. In Eng. and French. Pacc HC688 .075 1996
 
La Polynesie en Bref/Polynesia at a glance.
Papeete, Tahiti: Institut Territorial de la Statistique, 1986- . Annual. Pacc HC688 .A1P65 (latest rec'd = 1996)

Current Affairs

La Depêche.
Papeete, Tahiti: Société Polynésienne de Presse, 1979- . "Le Journal de Tahiti." In French. Pacc Newspaper Stacks.
 
Journal Officiel de la Polynésie Française.
Te Vea a te Hau no Polynesia farani. Papeete, Tahiti: Impr. du Gouvernement, 1957- . In French. Pacc J8 F82
 
Les Nouvelles.
Papeete, Tahiti, 1958- . "Le Premier Quotidien de Tahiti." In French. Pacc Newspaper Stacks
 
Tahiti-Pacifique.
Moorea, French Polynesia: Tahiti-Pacifique Magazine, 1991- . Monthly. Pacc DU870 .A2T33

History -- General

Aldrich, Robert.
France and the South Pacific since 1940. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press, 1993. 413p.
Pacc DU50 .A39 1993 Also HL.
 
__________.
The French presence in the South Pacific, 1842-1940. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1990. 387p.
Pacc DU50 .A4 1990
 
Henningham, Stephen.
France and the South Pacific: a contemporary history. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press, 1992. 292p. South Sea Books. Pacc DU50 .H46 1992 Also HL.
 
Moorehead, Alan.
The fatal impact: an account of the invasion of the South Pacific, 1767-1840. Honolulu: Tales of the Pacific, 1988 (c1966). 230p. Pacc G246 .C7M6 1988

History -- Tahiti

Babadzan, Alain.
Les depouilles des dieux: essai sur la réligion tahitienne a l`epoque de la découverte. Paris: Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 1993. 340p. Pacc BL2620 .S63B33 1993
 
Bare, Jean-François.
Tahiti, Les Temps et les Pouvoirs: pour une anthropologie historique du Tahiti Post-Européen. Paris: Editions de l'ORSTOM, 1987. 543p. Pacc DU870 .B37 1987
 
Barratt, Glynn.
The Tuamotu Islands and Tahiti. Vancouver: UBC Press, 1992. 298p. Pacc DU113.5 .S65 B37 1988 v.4 Also HL.
 
Barre, Jean-Michel.
Lectures Polynésiennes. Papeete, Tahiti: Editions du Pacifique, 1984. Pacc DU520 .L43 1984
 
Gleizal, Christian and Bengt Danielsson.
Papeete, 1818-1990. Papeete: C.Gleizal/Cobalt-Mairie de Papeete, 1990. 207p. Pacc DU870.9 .P3 1990
 
Langdon, Robert.
Tahiti: island of love. 4th ed. Sydney: Pacific Publications, 1972. 284p. Pacc DU870 .L3 972
 
Mazellier, Philippe.
Tahiti, de l'atome a l'autonomie. Papeete: Hibiscus Editions, 1979. 576p. In French. Pacc DU870.75 .M38
 
__________. Bengt Danielsson; Marie Therese Danielsson.
Le Mémorial Polynésien. Tahiti: Hibiscus Editions, 1977-1980. 6v. In French. Pacc DU510 .M39
 
Oliver, Douglas L.
Ancient Tahitian society. Honolulu: Univ. Press of Hawaii, 1974. 3v. Pacc DU870.4 .O55
 
Pritchard, George.
The aggressions of the French at Tahiti and other islands in the Pacific. Edited by Paul de Deckker. Auckland: Auckland Univ. Press, 1983. 253p. Pacc DU870 .P75 1983
 
Toullelan, Pierre-Yves.
Le mariage franco-tahitien: histoire de Tahiti du XVIIIe siecle a nos jours. Editions Polymages-Scoop, 1992. 173p. Pacc DU870.5 .T68 1992
 
__________.
Missionnaires au quotidien a Tahiti: les Picpuciens en Polynesie au XIXe siecle. Leiden; NY: EJ Brill, 1995. 342p. PaccBV3680 .T2 T68 1995

Ethnology -- Tahiti

Bovis, Edmond de.
Tahitian society before the arrival of the Europeans. 2d ed. Laie, HI: Inst. for Polynesian Studies, BYU-HI Campus, 1980. 75p. Pacc DU870 .B63 1980 Also HL.
 
Cizeron, Marc.
Tahiti, the other side. Translated by Kushman Patel. English ed. Suva: Inst. of Pacific Studies, USP in assoc. with Editions Haere Po No Tahiti, 1985. 147p. Pacc DU870.4 .C5913 1985
 
Ferdon, Edwin N.
Early Tahiti as the explorers saw it, 1767-1797. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1971. Pacc GN671 .S55F47
 
Finney, Ben R.
Polynesian peasants and proletarians. Cambridge, Mass.: Schenkman Pub. Co., 1973. 147p. Pacc HC687 .T3F55
 
Levy, Robert I. and Pierre Heyman.
Tahitians: Mind and experience in the Society Islands. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1973. 547p.
Pacc DU870.4 .L48
 
Oliver, Douglas.
Ancient Tahitian society (see above, under History).
 
__________.
Two Tahitian villages: a case study in comparisons. Laie, HI: Inst. for Polynesian Studies, 1981. 557p.
Pacc DU870.4 .O56 Also HL.

French Nuclear Testing

Barnes, Bruce E.
The French nuclear tests in the South Pacific: Case study of an international environmental dispute. Honolulu, HI: Program on Conflict Resolution, UH, 1987. 56p. Hawn HM136 .W677 no.1987-7.
 
Barrillot, Bruno.
Les essais nucleaires francais, 1960-1996: consequences sur l'environement et la sante. Lyon: Centre de Documentation et de Recherche sur la Paix et les Conflits, 1996. 383p. Pacc UF890 .E88 1996
 
Burrows, Andrew S.
French nuclear testing, 1960-1988. Washington, DC: Natural Defense Resources Council, 1989. 57p. Pacc UF890 .F73 1989
 
Chesneaux, Jean.
France in the Pacific: a tentative analysis. Canberra: Peace Research Center, Research School of Pacific Studies, ANU, 1987. 18p. Pacc JV1837 .C44 1987
 
Danielsson, Bengt and Marie Therese Danielsson.
Moruroa, mon amour: the French nuclear tests in the Pacific. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1977. 266p. Pacc DU870 .D345713
 
__________.
Moruroa, notre bombe coloniale: histoire de la colonisation nucleaire de la Polynesie francaise. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1993. 655p. Pacc DU870.75 .D36 1993
 
__________.
Poisoned reign: French nuclear colonialism in the Pacific. Rev. ed. NY: Penguin Books, 1986. 323p.
Pacc DU870 .D345713 1986
 
Finney, Ben R.
From sea to space. Palmerston North, NZ: Massey Univ., 1992. 128p. Pacc DU510 .F56 Also HL.
 
Firth, Stewart.
Nuclear playground. Honolulu: CPIS; Univ of Hawaii Press, 1987. South Sea Books. 176p. Pacc U264 .F57 1987
 
French nuclear testing, 1960-1988. Andrew S. Burrows et al.
Wash DC: Natural Defense Resources Council, 1989. 57p. Pacc UF890 .F73 1989
 
French security policy in a disarming world: domestic challenges and international constraints.
Ed. by Philippe Le Prestre. Boulder, Colo.: L. Rienner Pub., 1989. 152p. HL UA700 .F78 1989
 
Impact of nuclear testing at Mururoa and Fangataufa...
Canberra: Office of the Chief Scientist, Dept. of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, 1995. 35p. Pacc UF890 .I47 1995
 
Miles, Julie.
Chronology: the French presence in the South Pacific, 1838-1990. Auckland: Greenpeace New Zealand; Wash DC: Greenpeace USA, 1990. 92p. Pacc UF767 .M53 1990
 
Pardon, Daniel.
Fangataufa, Mururoa: etat des lieux des sites d'experimentations nucleaires francais. Grenoble: Glenat, 1995. 144p. Pacc DU870.2 .P27 1995
 
Poirine, Bernard.
Tahiti: strategie pour l'apres-nucleaire: de la rente atomique au dévelopement. Arue, Tahiti, French Polynesia: s.n., 1992. 307p. Pacc HC688 .Z7P37
 
Shaw, Elaine and Roger Wilson.
French Polynesia, the nuclear tests: a chronology, 1767-1981. Auckland, NZ: Greenpeace, 1981. 12p.
Pacc UF767 .S39
 
Tahiti apres la bombe: quel avenir pour la Polynesie? sous la direction de Jean Chesneaux.
Paris: Harmattan, 1995. 184p. Pacc DU870 .T1295 1995
 
Testimonies: witnesses of French nuclear testing in the South Pacific.
Auckland, NZ: Greenpeace Intl., 1990. 72p. Pacc TD195 .N3 T37 1990
 
University of the South Pacific. Pacific Information Centre.
Nuclear issues in the South Pacific: a bibliography. Suva, 1987. 351p. Pacc U264 .N84 1987

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