a histeory of the British Phosphate Commissioners and the Christmas Island Phosphate Commission by Maslyn Williams

Publisher: Melbourne Unviersity Press in Melbourne

Written in English
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  • British Phosphate Commission,
  • Christmas Island Phosphate Commission,
  • Phosphate mines and mining -- Pacific Ocean -- History

Edition Notes

StatementMaslyn Williams [and] Barrie Macdonald.
ContributionsMacdonald, Barrie
LC ClassificationsTN913 W5 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 586 p., [36] p. of plates :
Number of Pages586
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21295315M
ISBN 100522843026

BOOK !. covered in chapter4 is an example. Yet for all the vigor imparted in citing case after case ofmismanagement and neglect, "dismal" is how thewriter characterizes the long-standinglitany ofmisdeeds. This and other"conclu­ sion"paragraphsthatendeach chapter standin graphicdisparity to the pre­ ponderance ofevidence. the industry “the phosphateers,” and titled their book accordingly: “This history is dedicated to the many thousands of men and women who, through their en-terprise, skills, labour and patience over eighty years, helped to develop a unique institution.”4 The imagined Cited by: The Spanish Phosphateers: Bernard O'Connor and Leyre Solano's book investigates the origins, development and eventual decline of the Spanish phosphate industry. phosphate [fos´fāt] any salt or ester of phosphoric acid. adj., adj phosphat´ic. Phosphates are widely distributed in the body, the largest amounts being in the bones and teeth. They are continually excreted in the urine and feces and must be replaced in the diet. Inorganic phosphates function as buffer salts to maintain the acid-base balance in.

Phosphates are used as dietary supplements for patients who are unable to get enough phosphorus in their regular diet, usually because of certain illnesses or diseases. Phosphate is the drug form (salt) of phosphorus. Some phosphates are used to make the urine . The Gilbert and Ellice Islands were a British protectorate from and colony from until 1 January , when the islands were divided into two colonies which became independent nations shortly after. A referendum was held in December to determine whether the Gilbert Islands and Ellice Islands should each have their own administration. As a consequence of the referendum, the Currency: Pound sterling, Australian pound, Australian . Nauru was first settled by Micronesian and Polynesian people at least 3, years ago. Nauruans subsisted on coconut and pandanus fruit, and engaged in aquaculture by catching juvenile ibija fish, acclimated them to freshwater conditions, and raised them in Buada Lagoon, providing an additional reliable source of food. Traditionally only men were permitted to fish on the reef, and did so from Australia trust: The Japanese occupation of Nauru was the period of three years (26 August – 13 September ) during which Nauru, a Pacific island under Australian administration, was occupied by the Japanese military as part of its operations in the Pacific War during World War the onset of the war, the islands that flanked Japan's South Seas possessions became of vital concern to Japanese Date: 26 August – 13 September

The field of phosphate sensors is reviewed. Sensors in the form of potentiometric ion-selective electrodes, amperometric and potentiometric enzyme electrodes, amperometric plant-tissue electrodes and other devices in the form of integrated probes used for determining orthophosphate concentrations in aqueous solutions, are by: Define phosphate-free. phosphate-free synonyms, phosphate-free pronunciation, phosphate-free translation, English dictionary definition of phosphate-free. phosphate-free. Translations. English: phosphate-free adj phosphatfrei. Phosphate Ore a natural mineral formation that contains phosphorus and phosphorus compounds in such concentrations that make it technically and economically feasible to process the ore in order to obtain phosphorus-containing products, such as mineral fertilizers, phosphate mineral supplements, and phosphate salts, for various industries. The major. Disclaimer. All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Consuming Ocean Island tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from towas heavily mined for phosphate, an essential ingredient in fertilizer.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and by: This author provides a history of the Island of Banaba, its people, their culture and the phosphate. Skillfully written Teaiwa manages to blend history, social theory and cultural study with the political economics of phosphate/5.

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Williams, B. MacDonald, Barrie MacDonald. Phosphateers-the Next Generation has members. For those people who lived on either Ocean Island,Nauru or Christmas Island since the beginning of the. phosphateers book. User Tag List: Page 1 of 2: 1: 2 > Thread Tools #1 at Nauru was acomplished during one day so guess it must have been a right dusty experience.I'm putting together a book primarily for my grandchildren n their children about things maritime which affected my life- a time when ships filled our ports and the wharves were.

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"A detailed ethnography of Banaba undertaken by a researcher who hails from this 'very, very small island' is an example of reflectivity and insightful scholarship.

This is not a book to be taken lightly, but rather should be suggested to anyone with an interest in material culture, globalization, and post-colonial and ecological studies."/5(11).

I have read several texts relating to the phosphate industry, including 'The Phosphateers' which is used as a reference by the author, which my father had.

I have also read Grimble's 'A pattern of Islands' and 'Return to the Islands', both of which my father, (who knew Grimble) claimed were basically romantic rubbish, thinly based on fact/5(11). The phosphateers: a history of the British Phosphate Commissioners and the Christmas Island Phosphate Commission.

Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press. MLA Citation. Williams, Maslyn. and Macdonald, Barrie. I loved this book. The first few chapters were slow going simply because it delved so much into properties of phosphate which was also necessary.

Albert Ellis is definitely an unlikable character, my perception of him is greedy, racist and cruel/5. The Phosphateers. A history of the British Phosphate Commissioners and the Christmas Island Phosphate Commission. This unique history records the activities and achievements of people who in many different ways contributed to the successful development of the phosphate Cited by: A phosphate test measures the amount of phosphate in your that sounds too simple, stay tuned for a slight curveball.

Phosphate is what you get when you combine the mineral phosphorus with. The Phosphateers Books Books from online store. Millions of products all with free shipping Australia wide. Lowest prices guaranteed. The book is one in a series called “Tracking Globalization,” published by Indiana University Press, addressing how globalization can be understood and questioned.

Certainly The Phosphateers is not a title to intrigue, nor phosphate a subject to stir the imagination. But those who are already familiar with phosphate as an ingredient of their NPK garden fertiliser will, in fact, at the end of the book's nearly pages be little wiser.

However, they will have had the satisfaction of. THE PHOSPHATEERS: A History of the British Phosphate Commissioners and the Christmas Island Phosphate Commission.

By Maslyn Williams and Barrie Macdonald. THE FOODMAKERS. By Sarah Sargent. BEYOND DEPENDENCE. By Kosmas Tsokhas. PAYING AND CHOOSING: The Intelligent Person's Guide to the Mixed Economy. By Leo Pliatzky. MARX'S LOST AESTHETIC. The collection also includes material relating to Williams' book The phosphateers, including British Phosphate Commission records, research matter on Nauru and Christmas Island, and reports to the United Nations about Nauru; four maps of Ocean Island, Nauru Island, and the area of the South Pacific Commission; drafts and background material for.

Nauru Island Agreement. Following its defeat in World War I, Germany was forced to relinquish all of its territorial assets around the world, including the island of then came under joint trusteeship of the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. Inthe three trustees signed the Nauru Island Agreement, which entitled them to the phosphate of Nauru through the British.

Phosphorus is a mineral found in many foods like beer, cheese, beans, and fish. It is also one of the most common substances in your everyday environment and in your body. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. The Phosphateers: a history of the British Phosphate Commissioners and the Christmas Island Phosphate Commission / Maslyn Williams, Barrie MacDonald Williams.

Books by Christine Liava'a. Where. Books Nauru, and the Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony the colonial officers and phosphateers volunteered to join the Australian and New Zealand forces. Taan Buaka mai nukan te Betebeke lists the people involved in these events, with military and family information and details of awards and deaths.

Series F, Section 8, Folder 3: Maslyn Williams to Maude March re Maude's review of The Phosphateers. Abstract. Maslyn Williams thanks Maude for the review of his book The Phosphateers Topics: Gilbert Islands, Kiribati, phosphate industry.

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John T. Arundel (1 September – 30 November ) was an English entrepreneur who was instrumental in the development of the mining of phosphate rock on the Pacific islands of Nauru and Banaba (Ocean Island). Williams & Macdonald () described J.T.

Arundel as "a remarkable example of that mid-Victorian phenomenon, the upright, pious and adventurous Christian English businessman."Died: 30 November (aged 78), Bournemouth, England. ‘This thoroughly researched book is unique and ambitious in its temporal scope and interpretation.

The little-known story of guano - the fertilizer based on seabirds’ excrement that has marked much of Peruvian history - and the fascinating seabirds that produced it, acquire new meanings, new actors, and a global dimension; illuminating the intersection of nature, politics, and science from Cited by:.

Nikunau is a low coral atoll in the Gilbert Islands and forms a council district of the Republic of consists of two parts, (the larger one in the northwest), joined by an isthmus about metres ( ft) wide. There are several landlocked, hypersaline lagoons located within the island, measuring about 30 hectares (74 acres) in area.

The island is surrounded by a narrow fringing reef.This text examines the environmental setting and resulting phosphorites that formed during the Miocene, one of the major and most recent phosphogenic periods throughout the geological record. Sedimentary phosphate deposits (phosphorites) are of major commercial significance, being one of the world's most important non-renewable resources, and essential in the manufacture of phosphate Reviews: 1.Exploited by phosphateers, shattered in the crossfire of world war, victimized by tuna poachers, helpless before global warming, the Central Pacific Islanders show remarkable tenacity.

Tarte’s novel is based on historical events on Banaba, in Kiribati, in the Marshall Islands, and on Rabi.