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The Lingering Lake and Archipelagic Hispanization

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

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838249
eISBN:
9780824868536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838249.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This epilogue examines the nineteenth-century decline of Spanish influence against the backdrop of rival European and upstart American imperial ambitions in the Pacific. It discusses the death of the ... More


The Trouble with Trousers: Gossip, Kastom, and Sexual Culture in Vanuatu

Maggie Cummings

in Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality, and Power in Melanesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831936
eISBN:
9780824869229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831936.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that, in Vanuatu, the “particular terror” elicited by the AIDS epidemic is that social change, especially as informed by foreign influence and “modernization,” threatens to erode ... More


Introduction: Historical Context, Themes, Approach, and Research

Martha Smith-Norris

in Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The introduction discusses the historical context, historiography, theoretical influences, research sources, and main themes of the book.


Waves of Influence

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that Hawaiʻi's industrialized environment is the product of ecological changes that occurred before introduction of sugar production as well as after. According to recent ... More


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