New Hebrides Condominium
Condominium des Nouvelles-Hébrides
|Common languages||English, French, Bislama|
|20 October 1906|
|30 July 1980|
|Currency||New Hebrides franc, Australian dollar|
New Hebrides, officially the New Hebrides Condominium (French: Condominium des Nouvelles-Hébrides, lit. "Condominium of the New Hebrides") and named for the Hebrides Scottish archipelago, was the colonial name for the island group in the South Pacific Ocean that is now Vanuatu. In 1980, New Hebrides gained its independence and later became known as the Republic of Vanuatu.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Blais, Hélène (2019). "Sharing Colonial Sovereignty? The Anglo-French Experience of the New Hebrides Condominium, 1880s–1930s". In Fichter, James R. (ed.). British and French Colonialism in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. British and French Colonialism in Africa, Asia and the Middle East: Connected Empires across the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries. Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series. Springer International Publishing. pp. 225–247. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-97964-9_10. ISBN 9783319979649. S2CID 201397581.