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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited May 13, 2020 11:39PM) (new)

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This is a thread dedicated to the history, well known people and events associated with the the territory of the American Samoa and the Samoan Islands This is a US territory.

You may add books that take place in this territory, are about this territory, have a scene that takes place in this territory or have events where this territory is mentioned.

This thread focuses on the following:

American Samoa - Region IX (Samoan Island

- American Samoa -
* Manu'a Islands
* Ofu-Olosega
* Ta'ū
* Rose Atoll
* Swains Island 
* Tutuila and Aunu'u

There is no self promotion on the History Book Club.

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A History of America Samoa

History of American Samoa by Amerika Samoa Humanities Council by Amerika Samoa Humanities Council (no photo)


A History of America Samoa is a high school level textbook initiated and completed by the Amerika Samoa Humanities Council.

The content detailed in the book ranges from the migration, discovery, and inhabitation of the western Pacific and specifically Samoa, today known as a territory just over a hundred years old.

This textbook is written from the perspective of both oral and written accounts of Samoan history. It covers the geographical formation, historical inhabitation, and development of American Samoa through legends, geography, and timelines that help span a time period beginning with the earliest signs of human integration to today's modern setting.

This text weaves together the historical account of a little known island with its people spread throughout the globe, through local myth, legend, and authentic biographical information in this comprehensive history of American Samoa.

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