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Aurora Australis : the German period in the Mariana Islands 1899-1914 / by Dirk H. R. Spennemann.
German period in the Mariana Islands 1899-1914
Spennemann, Dirk H.R.
Occasional Historical Papers series ; no. 5.
Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands : Division of Historic Preservation, 1999.
247 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
"This book attempts to provide an overview of the German colonial period in the Marianas, from the time of acquisition from Spain on 17 November 1899 to the annexation of the islands by Japan on 14 October 1914 in the opening days of World War I."
"The book was written on occasion of the centenary of the Spanish-German hand-over of the northern Marianas."
History, Modern--20th Century--Mariana Islands.
Colonial administration--Mariana Islands.
Mariana Islands, Commonwealth of the Northern--Economic conditions.
Spennemann, Dirk Heinrich Rudolph 1958-
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