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

Doloris Coulter Cogan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is a carefully documented yet impassioned recollection of Guam's struggle to liberate itself from the absolutist rule of the U.S. Navy. It concentrates on five crucial years, 1945–1950, ... More


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


Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Lanny Thompson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a comparative study of the symbolic representations, both textual and photographic, of Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico that appeared in popular and official ... More


Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1941 the Japanese military attacked the U.S. naval base Pearl Harbor on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu. Although much has been debated about this event and the wider American and Japanese ... More


Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Robert F. Rogers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than 450 ... More


Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521-1898

Rainer F. Buschmann, Edward R. Jr. Slack, and James B. Tueller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838249
eISBN:
9780824868536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838249.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book examines Spain's long presence in the Pacific Ocean (1521–1898) in the context of its global empire. Building on a growing body of literature on the Atlantic world and indigenous peoples in ... 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


Unfinished Quests 1980–1990

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter recounts the formal quest launched by the people and government of Guam for a new political status. Guam’s quest for a new political status stumbled off to a hesitant start in January ... More


Guam A Neocolonial Anachronism

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter looks into Guam’s political situation and argues that the country is a special case of colonialism that will go on for years in a postcolonial world unless Washington and the ... More


Guam Center of the First Province

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter presents a historical and geographical overview of Guam and its enduring significance in international affairs. Even in the twenty-first century, Americanized, modern, ... More


The Press Weighs In

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/9780824830892.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

On June 18, 1947, the Secretaries of State, War, Navy, and the Interior, finally sent to President Truman their recommendation on how the Pacific islands should be administered. They recommended that ... More


Guam Assembly Walkout Spurs Congress

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/9780824830892.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of the walkout staged by the Guam Assembly on March 5, 1949, to protest what it believed was an attempt by the United States Navy to curtail its legislative ... More


The Organic Act Becomes Law

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/9780824830892.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the passage of the organic act into law. Early in 1950, the Crawford bill, H.R. 4499, was transformed into the Peterson bill, H.R. 7273. The change of sponsorship reflected the ... More


The Archaeological Remains of Early Modern Spanish Colonialism on Guam and Their Implications

Boyd Dixon, Andrea Jalandoni, and Cacilie Craft

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using a late seventeenth century map of Jesuit religious structures and native Chamorro communities on Guam, this chapter explores the possible impacts of early Spanish colonialism, in the period ... More


Jesuit Missionary Work in the Mariana Islands (1668–1769)

Alexandre Coello De La Rosa

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Placing the Jesuit missions into a global phenomenon that emphasizes economic and cultural relations between Europe and the East, this chapter analyzes the possibilities and limitations of religious ... More


Japanese Commemorations of World War II in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the creation and contestation of Japanese commemorations of World War II in the Mariana Islands. As an archipelago colonized by Japan and the United States, the Mariana Islands ... More


Manning Up: On Being a Chamorro Researcher with a Home Court (Dis)Advantage on Guam

James Perez Viernes

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0021
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines indigenous Chamorro masculinity and U.S. colonialism. At the same time it reflects on experiences of doing research in one's home community as both an “insider” and an ... More


Introduction

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's key themes. This book deals with the connections between representations and rule in the U.S. imperial archipelago—that is, island ... More


The Imperial Problem and the New Possessions

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Historically, all U.S. territories had been intended as European American settler colonies. By the end of the nineteenth century, most of these areas had already been organized as territories, ... More


Guam: The Ship Metaphor and Military Rule

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the establishment of military rule in Guam. While the United States established important naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico, only on Guam did the ... More


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