Commerce, Christianity and colonialism: The Australasian New Hebrides Company, 1883–1897

@article{Thompson1971CommerceCA,
  title={Commerce, Christianity and colonialism: The Australasian New Hebrides Company, 1883–1897},
  author={R. Thompson},
  journal={Journal of Pacific History},
  year={1971},
  volume={6},
  pages={25-38}
}
  • R. Thompson
  • Published 1971
  • History
  • Journal of Pacific History
  • IN MELBOURNE, IN NOVEMBER 1883, A SMALL GROUP OF BUSINESSMEN AND churchmen met to consider a scheme for the advancement of British com merce and colonization in the New Hebrides. The time was one of vigorous agitation in the colony of Victoria for British annexation of these islands to forestall those who, through the agency of a new French trading and colonizing company, the Compagnie Cal?donienne des Nouvelles H?brides (C.C.N.H.), were seeking to put the group under the tricolour.1 The… CONTINUE READING
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