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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


Epilogue: In the Shadow of Mass Destruction

Vicente M. Diaz

in Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This epilogue first describes the socially layered and geographically interconnected discrepancies with regards to stories of San Vitores' life and death. It then argues that form and manner of San ... More


The Mission Positio

Vicente M. Diaz

in Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter first surveys the general significance of saints and martyrs in Roman Catholic theology. It then focuses on the theological argument about San Vitores' death as one of true martyrdom and ... More


The Sweet Spot

Vicente M. Diaz

in Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter follows historic and contemporary stories and devotional practices centered on the exact spot in the seaside village of Tomhom, Guam, where San Vitores is believed to have been killed. ... More


Traffic on the Mount

Vicente M. Diaz

in Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter also locates itself in Tomhom, Guam, and examines the heightening and intensification of meanings as they battle for control over San Vitores' legacy among the Chamorros, or over ... More


Kinship with Matå'pang

Vicente M. Diaz

in Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter is an extension of the critical project began in Chapter 5. By treating Matå'pang as an important mediating sign in the San Vitores story, it draws out the symbolic kinship relations ... More


Introduction

Vicente M. Diaz

in Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the multiple and competing cultural and political stakes in the historic and contemporary effort to canonize Diego Luis ... More


Introduction: War, Memory, History

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book explores the social construction of World War II memories in the Mariana Islands, and the degree to which remembrance is informed by the politics of colonialism, indigenous cultural agency, ... More


Loyalty and Liberation

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the origins and impact of the notions of loyalty and liberation among the Chamorro people in the Mariana Islands in the time before World War II, with particular emphasis on ... More


World War II in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the impact of World War II in the Mariana Islands, with particular emphasis on the motives and consequences of American and Japanese wartime colonial policies and indigenous ... More


The War’s Aftermath

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how the concepts of loyalty and liberation functioned in the aftermath of World War II in the Mariana Islands, along with the issue of the United States' “rehabilitation” ... More


From Processions to Parades

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the commemorations of World War II that emerged in Guam in the postwar period, with particular emphasis on the historical development of Liberation Day from its inception in ... More


The Land without Heroes

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the historical development of Liberation Day in the Northern Mariana Islands, along with the various commemorations created by Americans and Japanese in a place dubbed “the land ... More


On the Margins of Memory and History

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the issue of collaboration in the Mariana Islands by focusing on the roles of those who could be understood as indigenous “collaborators” with the Japanese empire during World ... More


On the Life and Death of Father Dueñas

Keith L. Camacho

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the key themes explored in the social history of World War II, and in particular raises questions about the future of commemorative activities in the Mariana ... More


“I Lina‘la‘ Tataotao Ta‘lo”: The Rhetoric and Aesthetics of Militarism, Religiosity, and Commemoration

Craig Santos Perez

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the rhetoric and aesthetics of militarism, religiosity, and commemoration by focusing on the price Guåhan (Guam) and its people have paid in terms of lives lost in wars and in ... More


The Place of Before Time Ancestors 1638–1662

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/9780824833343.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the precontact culture of the Chamorros and the natural ecosystem of the Mariana Islands prior to invasion by the Spaniards in 1668. It charts the geological beginnings of ... More


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