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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


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


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


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


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