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Title:
Historical dictionary of Papua New Guinea
Author:
Turner, Ann, 1932-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994.
Physical Description:
xxviii, 334 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780810828742
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library DU740 .T87 1994 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

Papua New Guinea has experienced a remarkably rapid transition from scattered primitive societies to a modern unified nation. The dictionary covers major economic, social, political, and cultural developments, basic geographic information and biographies. With maps.


Author Notes

Ann Warren Turner was born in December 1945. She is an American poet and children's author. Her poetry works include Tickle a Pickle, Street Talk, Mississippi Mud, and Learning to Swim: a Memoir. Her picture books include Dakota Dugout, When Mr. Jefferson Came to Philadelphia: What I Learned of Freedom, Pumpkin Cat, and Sitting Bull Remembers. her novels include: A Hunter Comes Home, Rosemary's Witch, and Hard Hit. She has also won first prize in 1967 from The Atlantic Monthly college creative writing contest and first prize in 1991 from the National Council for the Social Studies for Through the Stars ansd Night Skies.

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