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BIBLIOGRAPHIE COLONIALE

Besides the official reports mentioned above the following official accounts should also be noted : " Beretninger og Kundgorelser vedrorende Styrelsen af Grônland " (1913 ff. ; 1909-12 called " Beretninger og Kundgorelser vedrorende Kolonierne i Grônland " and up to 1908 called " Meddelelser fra Direktoratet for den kongelige gronlandske Handel "). This is a series of accounts, notifications, etc. concerning Greenland issued by the Government, and contains a valuable material as regards the conditions of the native population, the government of the country, acts and ordinances, etc. " Grônland i Tohundredaaret for Hans Egedes Landing " {2 vol.) contains a full account of the inhabited parts of Greenland, especially the topography and history, lists of officials from the beginning of the colonization, etc., arranged according to the districts of the country and written in the Danish language. Another still more important work is " Greenland " (3 vol., in English) which gives a general survey of the country according to our present state of knowledge. Vol. I deals with the discovery, exploration, and natural conditions of Greenland. Vol. II, discussing the past and present population, contains i. a. papers by Finnur Jônsson (" On the Icelandic colonization of Greenland "), Daniel Bruun ('" Old Norse farms "), and Poul Nôrlund (" The finds Herjolfsnes "). In vol. Ill, called " The colonization of Greenland and its history until 1929 " there are several important contributions such as the papers by Gudmund Hatt (" Types of European colonization "), Louis Bobé (" History of the trade and colonization until 1870 "), H. Ostermann (" The history of the mission "), besides several papers on the present conditions of colonization. " Greenland " may be characterized as the best and most up to date work on this country when the reader does not want to go to the original sources. Most of the latter will be found in the highly important series " Meddelelser om Grônland ", published by the Commission for the direction of geological and geographical investigations in Greenland. Up till now more than 70 volumes have been issued, and it

Bibliographie d'histoire coloniale ( 1900-1930 )  

Auteur : Alfred Martineau, Roussier, Tramond / Partie 1 d'un ouvrage patrimonial de la bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la d...

Bibliographie d'histoire coloniale ( 1900-1930 )  

Auteur : Alfred Martineau, Roussier, Tramond / Partie 1 d'un ouvrage patrimonial de la bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la d...

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