Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-366) and index.
Introduction: The German Legacy -- 1. The First World War as a Turning Point -- 2. The German South Pacific under the Shadow of War: Australia and New Guinea (1914-1921) -- 3. Micronesia and the War: A Special Case of Divide and Rule -- 4. Samoa and the New Zealand Experience (1914-1921) -- 5. Indigenous Responses to the First World War -- 6. Paris, the Versailles Treaty, and the Fate of Germany's South Pacific Colonies -- 7. "New" Colonial Policy and Indigenous Interpretations of Colonial Rule in the Light of the First World War.