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Home Land (In)security: The Labor of U.S. Cold War Military Empire in the Marshall Islands

Lauren Hirshberg

in Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871254
eISBN:
9781479822843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871254.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This concluding chapter analyzes the labor histories of United States and Marshallese workers who have contributed to the U.S. Cold War mission, specifically exploring the production of a new ... More


US Missile Testing and the Creation of a Pacific Slum: The Kwajalein Missile Range and the Island of Ebeye

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/9780824847623.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Chapter Four analyses the origins and implications of the US decision to create and maintain a large missile testing range on Kwajalein Atoll. It provides context to explain why the United States ... More


Negotiating a Cold War Treaty: The United States, the Marshall Islands, and the Compact of Free Association

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/9780824847623.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Chapter Five explains why the United States and the Marshall Islands signed the Compact of Free Association. It emphasizes the continuing power and authority of the US in the region and the various ... More


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