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By William L. Wuerch

The booklet, in dictionary shape, offers easy reference fabric on Micronesia, a quarter encompassing an enormous region of the tropical western Pacific Ocean. Micronesia, from the Greek mikros (small), and nesos (island), is without doubt one of the 3 significant nation-states of the Pacific, or Oceania. It comprises the Mariana, Caroline, Marshall, and Gilbert islands and the island country of Nauru. In all there are 2,106 islands, Guam being the most important and such a lot populous.

Intended for normal readers in addition to students, the booklet covers the historical past, tradition, society, geography, and economic climate of the area, and comprises details on popular members, occasions, and associations. it's the first publication of its sort on Micronesia. With maps, tables, and an in depth bibliography.

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