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Northern Mariana Islands Philippines
First posted on July 9th 2002, last revised on October 30th 2010

Settled c. 2000 B.C.; first European navigator to visit the island was Magellan in 1521. Claimed by Spain in 1565; colonial rule established in 1668. Administratively the Ladrones or Marianas, of which Guam was the most important island, were under the government of the (Spanish) Philippines. Spain ceded Guam to the United States in 1898.
In 1899 Spain sold the other islands belonging to the Marianas or Ladrones to Germany; see under Northern Mariana Islands.

Timeline : Guam

Students' Paper : Jeon, Hyeong Mi, Analysis of Ethnological Encyclopedias, based on the Example of the Ladrone islands (Marianas) (2010)

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Country Profiles Modern from BBC Country Profiles; from Wikipedia; from CIA World Factbook
from Index Mundi
Guam, by Jane Resture
Historical Guam at the Turn of the Century, from Public Bookshelf
Links General from dmoz
Category : Guam, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of Guam, from Wikipedia
Organizations Guam Historic Resources Division
Pacific Islands Museums and Cultural Institutions Association (PIMA)
Pacific Islands Study Circle (Philately)
Pacific History Association
Historical Dictionaries Archaeopedia New Zealand
Timelines Guam History Timeline, from Guampedia
Accounts of History Article : History of Guam, from Wikipedia
Politics Political Resources on the Web : Guam
Governments on the WWW : Guam; Article Politics of Guam, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances Article Economy of Guam, from Wikipedia
Social History Article : Guam, from Education Encyclopedia
Ethnography Languages of Guam (2), from Ethnologue
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Guam
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Guam, from Kirken i Norge
Category Religion in Guam, from Wikipedia
Local History
Institutions Guam, from Airline History
Structurae : Guam
Biographies Pacific Islander Biography, database maintained at ANU
Others Oceania Ecoregion, from WWF

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen World Statesmen : Guam, by Ben Cahoon
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Guam, from Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer
Documents Historical Newspapers Search Papers Past (New Zealand Newspapers 1839-1920)
Search Newspapers SG (Singapore Newspapers 1831-2006)
Historic Australian Newspapers 1803-1954
Life Magazine 1936-1972, GB, 469 entries for Guam
Modern Newspapers links from Online Newspapers
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
Systematic Collections
Accidental Collections
Universal Collections
Items on Guam
License Plates : Guam; from License Plates of the World
Images of Guam, from Pacific Picture Agency
Airline Timetable Images : Guam
Archival Deposits Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum, Material at the Johnson Library pertaining to U.S. Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands and Guam
Constitutions, Laws
Consular Reports
Document Collections
Historical Maps Guam Maps, from Perry Castaneda Map Collection, UTexas
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Article Guam, from the EB 1911
Geographical Mariana or Ladrone Islands, pp.1107-1120 in A.G. Findlay, A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean, 1851, GB
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries Guam's Military Museum, from Off Island
Guam Museum, from Guam Portal
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry
Anthem, from David's National Anthem Reference Page

Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
on Guam survey of bibliographies Tennessee Archaeology Net : Bibliographies for Anthropological Research : Australia and Oceania
bibliographic database
general bibliographies pp.136-171 in W.L. Wuerch, D.A. Ballendorf, Historical Dictionary of Guam and Micronesia, Lanham MD : Scarecrow 1994 [G]
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies
serial publications
general bibliographies
Guam entries
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
Biblioteca Digital Hispanica; Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
on Guam Guam, Digital Micronesia
Online Journals On Oceania Journal of the Polynesian Society 1892-1991
Pacific Studies, IA
Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 1979-
Journal de la Societe des Oceanistes, 1945-2009 online
The Contemporary Pacific 2000-2013
On Mission Mission Periodicals Online, from Yale Univ. Library
Magazin für die neueste Geschichte der evangelischen Missions- und Bibelgesellschaften 1818, 1820, 1824, 1827, 1831, 1832, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1841, 1850, 1853, 1867 GB; 1818-1856 from Yale Univ. Library
Church Missionary Society (London), Missionary Register, GB; search for Tonga, Friendly Islands vol.11 1823, vol.12 1824, vol.14 1826, vol.16 1828, vol.17 1829, vol.20 1832, vol.30 1842, vol.36 1848, vol.38 1850
London Missionary Society, The Missionary Magazine and Chronicle, 1860, 1862, 1864-I, IA; 1848-1866 at Yale Univ. Library (full view)
Annales de la propagation de la foi 1834-1933, Gallica
Historiography Article : Pacific Islands Historiography, by K.R. Howe, pp.685-687, in vol.2 of A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, NY 1998 [G]
General Accounts On Oceania Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.25, pp.277-279 Article Pacific Islands : Guam. KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.25
On Guam
Historical Dictionaries Robert D. Craig and Franklin P. King, Historical Dictionary of Oceania, Westport CT : Greenwood 1981 [G]
Historical Atlas Colin McEvedy, The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Pacific, London : Penguin 1998, 120 pp. [G]
Statistical Data IHS : B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics. Africa, Asia & Oceania 1750-2000, London : Palgrave 2003 [G]

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