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

Robert F. Rogers

Abstract

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 years, beginning with the initial written records of Guam by members of Magellan 1521 expedition and concluding with the impact of the recent global recession on Guam’s fragile economy. The book presents a historical and geographical overview of Guam and its significance in international affairs. It remains one of the world’s last colonies and continues to fulfill the geopolitical role imposed on it b ... More

Keywords: Guam, Pacific history, Pacific politics, Pacific government, Pacific region, Magellan, fragile economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780824833343
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert F. Rogers, author
University of Guam