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Guam history



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Published by Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam in Mangilao, Guam .
Written in English

  • Guam
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    • Guam -- History.

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      Statementedited by Lee D. Carter, William L. Wuerch, Rosa Roberto Carter.
      SeriesMARC educational series ;, no. 20
      ContributionsCarter, Lee D., Wuerch, William L., Carter, Rosa Roberto.
      LC ClassificationsDU647 .G685 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL446383M
      ISBN 101878453289
      LC Control Number98159646

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Paul Carano, at the time of publication a member of the faculty at the College of Guam, had been intensely interested in the collection of basic source material on the island and in the preparation of a comprehensive history of Guam ever since he first started teaching there in Cited by: Explore our list of Guam - History Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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Carter, William L. Wuerch, Rosa Roberto Carter. ABOUT: Written at a 4th-grade reading level, A History of Guam teaches students about the lives and legends of the first people of Guam and traces the development of Guamanian society to the present raphs from Guam museum collections enhance the text.

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Guam not only has a unique ancient history, but a complex colonial history as well. Guam is the site of the first Roman Catholic mission and formal European colony in the Pacific islands. In fact, the last years of Guam’s history are marked by administrations of three different colonial powers: Spain, the United States and Japan.

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Book Description: This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than years, beginning with the initial written records of Guam by members of Magellan expedition and concluding with the impact of.

Records Projects University of Guam, Mangilao, GU $, to support a two-year project to process and make accessible the Richard F.

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