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First posted on July 9th 2002, last revised on May 18th 2010





In 1919 Germany was deprived of her colonies. The League of Nations granted the mandate over former German New Guinea, now referred to as North-east New Guinea, to Australia, which already administrated British New Guinea. From 1919 to 1975 both territories were separately administered by Australia; in 1975 the islands became independent as Papua New Guinea (Papua Niugini).
Bougainville fought a campaign for independence in 1975-1976 and in 1997 was granted political autonomy.

Timeline : Papua New Guinea








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DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from BBC Country Profiles; from Wikipedia; from CIA World Factbook, from Index Mundi
Jane's Papua New Guinea Home Page
Links General from Library of Congress, Portals to the World; from dmoz
Outlines of Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
Category : Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
Kategorie : Geschichte Papua Neuguineas, from Wikipedia German edition
Organizations Pacific History Association
Rabaul Historical Society
Papuan Philatelic Society
Pacific Islands Museums and Cultural Institutions Association (PIMA)
Historical Dictionaries Archaeopedia New Zealand
Timelines Timeline, from timelines.ws; from BBC News
Accounts of History Article : History of Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
Politics Political Resources on the Web : Papua New Guinea; Governments on the WWW : Papua New Guinea; Article Politics of Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
Military Wars of Papua New Guinea 1884-1999, from ACED
Rabaul History, mainly on WW II
Economy & Finances A Global History of Currencies : Papua New Guinea; Article Economy of Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
Global Integrity : Papua New Guinea 2007
Ch.3 : Agroforestry in Melanesia : Case Studies from Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, in W.C. Clarke et al., Agroforestry in the Pacific Islands
Social History Article : Papua New Guinea, from Education Encyclopedia
Ethnography Languages of New Caledonia (841), from Ethnologue
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Papua & New Guinea
New Guinea, pp.953-956 in G.G. Chisholm, The world as it is; a popular account of the countries and peoples of the earth 1884, IA
H. Iwamoto, Nanshin and Japanese migrants in Papua and New Guinea : myth and reality in Japanese expansion in South Seas, South Pacific Studies 1994 pp.25-47
H. Iwamoto, The Origin and Development of Japanese Settlement in Papua and New Guinea, 1890-1914 South Pacific Studies 1995 pp.97-133
H. Iwamoto, The Impact of World War I on Japanese settlers on Papua and New Guinea, 1914-1918, South Pacific Studies 1996 pp.143-174
H. Iwamoto, Japanese Southward Expansion in the South Seas and its Relations with Japanese Settlers in Papua and New Guinea, 1919-1940 South Pacific Studies 1996 pp.29-81
H. Iwamoto, The Pacific War in Relation to Japanese Settlers on Papua and New Guinea, South Pacific Studies 1997 pp.301-328
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Papua New Guinea, from Kirken i Norge
Category Religion in Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
Anglicanism in Papua New Guinea, from Project Canterbury
History of Regions Provinces of Papua New Guinea, Districts of Papua New Guinea, from www.statoids.com
Article : History of Bougainville, from Wikipedia
Local History Articles : Port Moresby : History, Rabaul : History, from Wikipedia
Institutions Papua New Guinea, from Airline History
Brief History, from Catholic Radio Network of Papua New Guinea
Biographies Pacific Islander Biography, database maintained at ANU
Others Australasia Ecoregion, from WWF

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen World Statesmen : Papua New Guinea, by Ben Cahoon
Lists of Ambassadors List of High Commissioners from the United Kingdom to Papua New Guinea, from Wikipedia
Chinese Ambassadors to Papua New Guinea, from PRC MOFA
Political Graveyard : Papua New Guinea, has list of diplomatic chiefs
Lists of Bishops Articles : Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madang, Mount Hagen, Port Moresby, Rabaul, Roman Catholic Diocese of Aitape, Alotau-Sideia, Bereina, Bougainville, Daru-Kiunga, Goroka, Kavieng, Kerema, Kimbe, Kundiawa, Lae, Mendi, Vanimo, Wabag, Wewak, from Wikipedia
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Papua New Guinea, 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
World History Archives : Papua New Guinea
Modern Newspapers
Yearbooks International; New Guinea entries UN Yearbook Collection, 1946-2007
Conditions of Trust Territories in the Pacific, UN Yearbook 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, Conditions in Individual Trust Territories : New Guinea, UN Yearbook 1956, Conditions in Trust Territories : New Guinea, UN Yearbook 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 1961, 1962
The International Trusteeship System, Conditions in Individual Trust Territories : New Guinea / Papua New Guinea, UN Yearbook 1963, 1964 1965 1966, 1967, 1968 1969 1970, 1971 1972 1973 1974
Movies Colonial Film. Moving Images of the British Empire : Papua New Guinea (listing of film titles)
Documentaries Isolated tribe man meets modern tribe man for the first time Original Footage 1976, youtube
Colonial history of Papua New Guineans youtube
Battle for Australia - Port Moresby, youtube
Mission to Rabaul - Nonstop action in the South West Pacific 1943, youtube
Attack! The Battle For New Britain, youtube
Image Databanks Wikimedia Commons
License Plates, from Francoplaque; from License Plates of the World
Airline Timetable Images : Papua New Guinea
Archival Deposits Search The National Archives (UK)
Bundesarchiv
National Archives of Australia
Mundus. Gateway to Missionary Collections in the United Kingdom
Constitutions, Laws
Treaties Peace Agreements Digital Collection : Bougainville, from United States Institute of Peace
Document Collections
Historical Maps Papua New Guinea Maps, from Perry Castaneda Map Collection, UTexas
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries John Evans, Records and Archives Management - a Papua New Guinea Report
Papua New Guinea National Museum, from Pacific Wrecks
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW
National Anthem, from National Anthems; from David's National Anthem Reference Page
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of Oceania (Gilbert, Solomon Islds., Br. New Guinea); of Papua New Guinea, from World Currency Museum; of Oceania, of Papua New Guinea, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Stamps Rare Papua, New Guinea, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery; British New Guinea / Papua Stamps 1901-1907; German New Guinea Stamps 1897-1914, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer; The Postal History of British New Guinea and Papua, by John Redgrave

PRINTED REFERENCE
Bibliographies RHS Bibliography
Tennessee Archaeology Net : Bibliographies for Anthropological Research : Australia and Oceania
Virtual Library Papua New Guinea Bibliography
T.H. Slone, An Annotated Bibliography of Melanesian Folklore
T.E. Hays, New Guinea Bibliography, 2003
Online Libraries General Gutenberg Library Online, Internet Archive
Persee (French search engine)
Online Journals On Oceania Pacific Studies, IA
Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 1979-
Journal de la Societe des Oceanistes, 1945-2009 online
Kagoshima University, South Pacific Studies Archive 1980-2013
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 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.25, pp.270-274 Article Pacific Islands : Papua Niugini. KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.25
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]