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DISCOVERING GUAM : A Guide to Its Towns, Trails and Tenants

by Janice J. Beaty (Author & Photographer)

Condition: NEW/New


Tokyo, Japan: Faith Book Store, 1967. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Blue linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. Introduction to Guam & a 1960s' guide to historic sites. LAID-IN: Free floating b/w photo reproduction of front cover photo w/map. A 210 square-mile Pacific Ocean, the island of Guam is the western most territory of the US. Janice J. Beaty authored the textbook, "Guam Today And Yesterday", for the Gov't of Guam. First settled by the Chamorro some 4,000 years ago, the island has a most complex history. Discovered by Ferdinand Magellan (in service to Spain) in 1521. Colonized by Spain; ceded 1898 to the US following following the Spanish-American War & immediately established as a military base; occupied by Japan in World War II; strategic base in both the Korean and Vietnam wars; temporary host to 100,000 Vietnamese refugees in 1975, and 6,600 Kurdish refugees in 1996; and, in 2017 North Korea announced capabilities to launch missiles into its waters. 142 pgs in 11 chapters.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hardcover. NEW/New. Illus. by Janice J. Beaty (Author-Photographer); Beverly Outcalt (Illustrator). Vintage/History.
  • Bookseller: 100 POCKETS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 019262
  • Title: DISCOVERING GUAM : A Guide to Its Towns, Trails and Tenants
  • Author: Janice J. Beaty (Author & Photographer)
  • Illustrator: Janice J. Beaty (Author-Photographer); Beverly Outcalt (Illustrator)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: NEW
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Edition: First Edition, 2nd Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Faith Book Store
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Date published: 1967
  • Keywords: Guam/Historty/Tour Guide/Historic Sites

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