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History: Pacific

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General histories


Reference resources

Bibliographies and indexes

Primary sources

Archives and manuscripts


Government documents

Official government documents include publications of the executive, legislative and judicial arms of government. Search the Catalogue for the name of the country, department or ministry as the author or subject.


A gazette is the official newspaper of a Government and reports a wide variety of detail about its day to day business including proclamations, Orders in Council, a summary of parliamentary proceedings, government notices, some official appointments, notices regarding public lands and, periodically, lists of members of some professional groups such as teachers and medical practitioners.

Statutes and regulations

National bibliographies


Arts Essay Skills Hub

The Arts Essay Skills Hub guides you through the process of completing an Arts essay assignment; from understanding your topic, finding good information, to writing and referencing.

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