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After Moruroa

France in the South Pacific

by Nic Maclellan

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Published by Ocean Press (AU) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Nuclear issues,
  • Political Process - Leadership,
  • Colonies And Colonization,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • South Pacific,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Europe - France,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8656617M
    ISBN 101876175052
    ISBN 109781876175054
    OCLC/WorldCa40466420

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    After Moruroa looks at the history of French colonialism in the Pacific -from the French Revolution to the Matignon Accords in New Caledonia and the end of nuclear testing at Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls. This book outlines the history ofFrench coloni­ alism in the . tics of the Future () and the book La France dans le Pacifique in was directed to French speakers. Part of this latter work was translated in and reproduced in After Moruroa. The duo of Jean Chesneaux, French historian lecturing at the Sorbonne in Paris, and Nic Maclellan, an Australian journalist involved inFile Size: 1MB.

    McSorley admits that quantifying the impact of the radiation exposure is difficult, given the French authorities' secretive approach. Medicins sans Frontieres (MSF), after a recent visit to Moruroa, reported that a cancer registry had existed only since Yet, the French started atmospheric tests in and underground tests in tics of the Future () and the book La France dans le Pacifique in was directed to French speakers. Part of this latter work was translated in and reproduced in After Moruroa. The duo of Jean Chesneaux, French historian lecturing at the Sorbonne in Paris, and Nic Maclellan, an Australian journalist involved in.


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After Moruroa by Nic Maclellan Download PDF EPUB FB2

A fascinating, comprehensive history of French colonialism After Moruroa looks at the history of French colonialism in the Pacific—from the French Revolution to the Matignon Accords in New Caledonia and the end of nuclear testing at Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls.

What is the future for France's Pacific colonies. As France integrates further with the European Union, can it retain ties with. The authors of "After Moruroa - France in the South Pacific" have done a brilliant job in relating France's colonial history in the South Pacific to its global and economic interests in the region today.

And it is Maclellan and Chesneaux's ability to weave between past and present which makes this book such an engaging Moruroa is Cited by:   With France’s “Grand Design” for the Pacific under challenge today, this authoritative study looks at the future for the South Pacific—after Moruroa.

Nic Maclellan has worked as a journalist, researcher and community development worker in the Pacific islands. He currently works with the Pacific Concerns Resource Centre (PCRC) in Suva, : Nic Mclellan.

Moruroa (Mururoa, Mururura), also historically known as Aopuni, is an atoll which forms part of the Tuamotu Archipelago in French Polynesia in the southern Pacific is located about 1, kilometres ( mi) southeast of stratively Moruroa Atoll is part of the commune of Tureia, which includes the atolls of Tureia, Fangataufa, Tematangi and : km² (57 sq mi)  (lagoon), 15 km² ( sq.

Get this from a library. The Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement: after Moruroa. [Roy H Smith; Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement.] -- This study is an assessment of the Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific (NFIP) movement as an agent of political change.

To illustrate the role of the NFIP and the issues raised by its activities the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: maps ; 22 cm: Contents: 1. The Pacific as seen from Europe The Pacific: a French cultural dream From Bougainville's voyage to the Second World War From the Second World War to the Fifth Republic The Fifth Republic: a grand design for France in the South Pacific.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). The Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement After Moruroa by Roy H Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement: After Mururoa Library of International Relations by Smith, Roy C - AbeBooks.

the contemporary pacific spring Resource Centre in Suva, Fiji, says in his preface that After Moruroa is an update (and translation) of La France dans la Pacifique: De Bougainville à Moruroa, which he published in with Chesneaux, an emeritus historian at the Sorbonne.

The opening chapters stress the links between French colonialism and nuclear testing, though Paris thinks. When we were a day out from Moruroa, a French Learjet completed a fly-by m above our mast.

Later, a military helicopter buzzed us and took photos of the boat and crew. After 19 days alone at sea, it was odd being the centre of attention. Remarkably, after km and two major storms, the Wellington boats were within a few hours of each oth.

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Quickview. Moruroa Blues. by Lynn Pistoll. Paperback $ Available Online. He is co-author of ‘La France dans le Pacifique’ (Editions la Decouverte, Paris) and ‘After Moruroa – France in the South Pacific’ (Ocean Press, New York and Melbourne). His latest book ‘Grappling with the Bomb’ – a history of British nuclear testing in Kiribati – is published by ANU Press.

After Moruroa: France in the South Pacific, by Nic Maclellan and Jean Chesneaux. Melbourne: Ocean Press, isbnii + pages, maps, notes, bibliography, glossary, index.

Paper, US$; A$29_ Moruroa and Us: Polynesians' Experiences during Thirty Years of Nuclear Testing in the French Pacific, by Pieter de Vries and Han. After initial tests in Fangataufa, the testing was moved back to Moruroa, presumably to avoid the costs of running two test-sites.(7) However, after many tests, Moruroa was deemed to fragile for larger underground testing, and in a high-ranking French officer commented that the larger tests would be relocated to Fangataufa to avoid serious.

Protest At Moruroa (Tandem Press ) is a book by Claudia Pond Eyley that represents the stories of all 14 vessels that were part of the New Zealand Peace Flotilla. Protest At Moruroa tells the stories of some remarkable people that Claudia interviewed after their return from Moruroa.

The book contains the stories of Greenpeace founders David Mc Taggart and Anna Horne, along with many. After playing cat-and-mouse for days with two French mine sweepers just outside Moruroa's mile territorial limit, the Greenpeace III was intercepted and boarded by the French : Stewart Mcbride.

Moruroa, French Polynesia, French Nuclear Testing Zone. The History, and Environmental Information. A Book on Moruroa Environment. On July 2, the calm of French Polynesia's Mururoa atoll was shattered by an explosion of unbelievable force.

Nic Maclellan works as a journalist and researcher in the Pacific Islands. He is a correspondent for Islands Business magazine (Fiji), and a contributor to Inside Story, The Contemporary Pacific and other regional media. For more than three decades, Nic has written and broadcast about Pacific environment, development, labour mobility and security.

Published by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Reprint permission: Contact the editors at Maluhia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii All views expressed in the chapters of this book are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) or any governmental agency.

The authors of “After Moruroa” (published back in ) reasonably ask what future is left for France in the Pacific, after years, in the era following the Cold War.

An independent nuclear deterrent is unwanted, the Cold War over and neither the USSR or USA needing nuclear testing as previously: Moruroa unwanted. The French Pacific dependency of New Caledonia will hold a second referendum on self-determination in September A meeting this month in Paris between the French government, the independence movement Front de Liberation Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS) and leaders of anti-independence parties has agreed to another vote on New Caledonia’s political status under the.Moruroa (Mururoa, Mururura), also historically known as Aopuni, is an atoll which forms part of the Tuamotu Archipelago in French Polynesia in the southern Pacific Ocean.

It is located about 1, kilometres ( mi) southeast of Tahiti. Administratively Moruroa Atoll is part of the commune of Tureia, which includes the atolls of Tureia, Fangataufa, Tematangi and Vanavana.

France undertook.The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior, codenamed Opération Satanique, was a bombing operation by the "action" branch of the French foreign intelligence services, the Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure (), carried out on 10 July During the operation, two operatives sank the flagship of the Greenpeace fleet, the Rainbow Warrior, at the Port of Auckland in New Zealand on its way Goals: To sink Rainbow Warrior.