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First posted on July 9th 2002, last revised on October 24th 2010





First European contact with Wallis and Futuna in the 16th century; arrival of French missionaries 1837, French protectorate established 1887-1888. Annexed by France in 1917 (now colony). In 1961 French overseas territory.

Timeline : Wallis et Futuna






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DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from Wikipedia; from CIA World Factbook, Countries : Wallis and Futuna
from Index Mundi
Jane's Wallis and Futuna Home Page
Links General from dmoz
Category : Wallis and Futuna, from Wikipedia
Categorie : Wallis et Futuna, from Wikipedia French edition
on History Category : History of Wallis and Futuna, from Wikipedia
Categorie : Histoire de la Nouvelle Caledonie, from Wikipedia French edition
Organizations Pacific History Association
Pacific Islands Museums and Cultural Institutions Association (PIMA)
Pacific Islands Study Circle (Philately)
La Societe des Oceanistes
Historical Dictionaries Archaeopedia New Zealand
Timelines
Accounts of History Article : Wallis and Futuna : History, from Wikipedia
Article : Wallis et Futuna : Histoire, from Wikipedia French edition
History of Wallis and Futuna, from Lonely Planet
M. Russell, Polynesia: a history of the South Sea islands, including New Zealand ; with narrative of the introduction of christianity, 1852, GB
Politics Political Resources on the Web : Wallis and Futuna
Governments on the WWW : Wallis and Futuna; Article Politics of Wallis and Futuna, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances Article : Wallis and Futuna : Economy, from Wikipedia
Social History Article : Wallis and Futuna, from Education Encyclopedia
Ethnography Languages of Wallis and Futuna (3), from Ethnologue
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Wallis et Futuna
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Wallis and Futuna, from Kirken i Norge
J.B.F. Pompallier, Early History of the Catholic Church in Oceania, 1888, IA
Local History
Institutions Wallis and Futuna, from Airline History
Biographies Pacific Islander Biography, database maintained at ANU
Others Oceania Ecoregion, from WWF

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen World Statesmen : Wallis and Futuna, by Ben Cahoon
Lists of Bishops Article : Roman Catholic Diocese of Wallis and Futuna, from Wikipedia
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Wallis and Futuna, from Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer
Documents Historical Newspapers Search Papers Past (New Zealand Newspapers 1839-1920)
Historic Australian Newspapers 1803-1954
Modern Newspapers
Image Databanks Wikimedia Commons
License Plates, from Francoplaque; from License Plates of the World
Images of Wallis and Futuna, from Pacific Picture Agency
Video Documentaries Search INA for Wallis et Futuna
Archival Deposits Archives Nationales d'Outre Mer
Constitutions, Laws
Document Collections
Historical Maps Oceania Maps, from Perry Castaneda Map Collection, UTexas; scroll down for Wallios and Futuna
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Secular Article Wallis Archipelago, from EB 1911 edition
Religious Article : New Caledonia, from Catholic Encyclopedia 1911 edition
Economic
Geographical
Historical
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Tour Guides, Travelogues
Institutions Archives, Musea, Libraries
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of the French Pacific Territories, from World Currency Museum; of French Oceania, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money
Stamps Stamps of Wallis and Futuna 1920, from Stamps Catalogue 1840-1920 by Evert Klaseboer

PRINTED REFERENCE
Bibliographies RHS Bibliography
Tennessee Archaeology Net : Bibliographies for Anthropological Research : Australia and Oceania
Online Libraries General Gutenberg Library Online, Internet Archive
Persee (French search engine)
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.266-269 Article Pacific Islands : New Caledonia. KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.25
On Wallis et Futuna
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]