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Mission Accomplished

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of her continued connections with Guam even after the passage of organic legislation. These include visiting Guam in June 1951 as Pacific Area Assistant in ... More


Settlements, Territories, and Trade

Alastair Couper

in Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832391
eISBN:
9780824869946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832391.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the period of the first arrival of the European colonizers in the Pacific Islands and their impact on maritime trade. Drawing on the journals of Captain James Cook and others ... More


An Education

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses Tosiwo Nakayama's education in a postwar world. Nakayama's education occurred in Quonset hut classrooms and as an employee of the Trust Territory government. He made the best ... More


Representing Micronesia, 1961–1975

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how Tosiwo Nakayama helped refashion the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands into Micronesia and then represented that entity to its inhabitants, representatives of the ... More


One Canoe

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the challenges to overcome on the road to self-government. The withdrawal of the Marianas and the increasingly likely departure of Palau and the Marshalls complicated ... More


Sovereignty Negotiated from Below and Above: Native Personalities and European Law

Richard Pennell

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the tensions between claims to territorial and personal jurisdiction, as the British government tried to prevent its subjects from committing crimes overseas. The primacy of ... More


Introduction: The Massie-Kahahawai Case as a Local Story

John P. Rosa

in Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824828257
eISBN:
9780824868468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824828257.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the Massie–Kahahawai case, which shook the Territory of Hawaii to its very core. Thalia Massie, the twenty-year-old wife of a naval lieutenant ... More


Rehabilitation of Guam Begins

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter details the start of Guam's rehabilitation in 1948 as reported in the pages of Guam Echo. For instance, the first two pages of the January issue were devoted to “The 1948 Outlook on Guam ... More


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