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An Adaptable Source: Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific

Jim Lovensheimer

in South Pacific: Paradise Rewritten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195377026
eISBN:
9780199864560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377026.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter provides biographical information about James A. Michener’s involvement in, and writing about, World War II in the Pacific as well as an analysis of Tales of the South Pacific, the ... More


Breaking the Rule of Exceptions

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers assertions of exceptionalism by residents and rulers of California and Chile. From the eighteenth century onward, dominant groups in Chile and California forged their ... More


Introduction

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explores the environmental and social displacements, exchanges, and influences that once connected Chile and ... More


Introduction

Gregory Rosenthal

in Beyond Hawai'i: Native Labor in the Pacific World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295063
eISBN:
9780520967960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295063.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This Introduction applies broad brushstrokes to place the story of Hawaiʻi’s nineteenth-century indigenous migrant workers in the context of Hawaiian and Pacific historiography, as well as theories ... More


Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Lon Kurashige (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book explores international relations, migration, diaspora, trade, war, conquest, and historical memory within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first ... More


Introduction: Integrating the Pacific

Lon kurashige

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/9780824855765.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Historical overview of international relations, migration, trade, war and conquest within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Focuses on how ... More


High-Altitude Daylight Precision Bombing in World War II

Phil Haun (ed.)

in Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176789
eISBN:
9780813176819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176789.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter examines US air war planning in World War II and evaluates overall American strategic bombing effectiveness: how HADPB theory held up to the reality of combat. After sketching ... More


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