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Recession 1990–2003

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/9780824833343.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights a brief period of optimism for the people of Guam as it experienced an economic boom before looking into Guam during recession. Initially, Guam had experienced an economic ... More


Gibraltar of the American Lake 1945–1950

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/9780824833343.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the aftermath of World War II and Guam’s eventual decolonization. While local problems left over from World War II were being sorted out on Guam, the island began to feel the ... 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


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