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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


Spain in the Mariana Islands, 1521–1898

Frank J. Quimby

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Located about 1500 miles northeast of the Philippines and 1500 miles southwest of Japan, the Mariana Islands lie astride the north equatorial trade-wind that crosses from the Americas to East Asia. ... More


Japanese Commemorations of World War II in the Mariana Islands

Keith L. Camacho

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the creation and contestation of Japanese commemorations of World War II in the Mariana Islands. As an archipelago colonized by Japan and the United States, the Mariana Islands ... More


Legendary Chamorro Strength: Skeletal Embodiment and the Boundaries of Interpretation

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter is about a prehistoric Chamorro man from the island of Tinian whose osteobiography suggests that he was a stone worker-one of the elite masons who constructed the huge latte stone sets ... 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


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


Intentional Dental Modification and Oral-Dental Health in Western Micronesia

Rona Ikehara-Quebral, E. Melanie Ryan, Nicolette Parr, Cherie Walth, Jolie Liston, Michael Pietrusewsky, and Michele Toomay Douglas

in A World View of Bioculturally Modified Teeth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054834
eISBN:
9780813053325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054834.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Intentional dental modification was observed in Pre-Latte and Latte Period bioarchaeological samples from western Micronesia. These purposeful cultural alterations include multilinear incisions and ... More


Aliens 1521–1638

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/9780824833343.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the initial contact between the Europeans and the indigenous peoples of the Mariana Islands. It begins with Magellan’s 1521 encounter with the islanders, which would set a ... More


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


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


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


Fourth Echo: American Empire

George Athan Billias

in American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the fourth “echo” of American constitutionalism: the Spanish-American War in 1898 which paved the way for the rise of the United States as an imperial power. After winning the ... More


U.S. Associated Micronesia: Pacific Smoke Inhalation Case Study Number 2

Mac Marshall

in Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter enumerates “smoking diseases” in Micronesia. Diseases of the heart and the cardiovascular system take a heavy toll in the place. They were the leading cause of death on Palau between ... More


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