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The French-ruled territory of New Caledonia, or Kanaky, as Indigenous pro-independence campaigners call their cigar-shaped islands, voted on their political future on 4 November 2018 amid controversy and tension. This was an historic vote on...
This article gives an interpretative treatment of the historical record, from France taking possession of New Caledonia in 1853, through to the current Matignon process, assessing indications for coming developments. Focused on the debate over...
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