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The Open Ocean for Interimperial Collaboration: Scientists’ Networks across and in the Pacific Ocean in the 1920s

Tomoko Akami

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Pacific Ocean as a transnational space from the perspective of the US as a new maritime empire in the region, and proposes an alternative analytical perspective for this ... More


Networking the Pacific: The Shipping Trade

Elizabeth Sinn

in Pacific Crossing: Californian Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139712
eISBN:
9789888180172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139712.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Shipping, and other related businesses, not surprisingly, made giant strides during these years. It made enormous profits for firms and individuals and gave employment to tradesmen, artisans and many ... More


The Obama Administration’s First Term: The Promises of the “Pivot”

Aiden Warren and Adam Bartley

in US Foreign Policy and China: Security Challenges During the Bush, Obama, and Trump Administrations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474453059
eISBN:
9781474496339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453059.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter assesses Obama’s first four years in the White House in relation to an increasingly intensifying relationship between the United States and China. Despite seemingly new attempts at ... More


Fiesta and Famine

Peter A. Kopp

in Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon's Willamette Valley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520277472
eISBN:
9780520965058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277472.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the repeal of Prohibition and the reemergence of a domestic beer market, Willamette Valley farmers once again caught “hop fever.” Acreage expanded to its peak level in history by 1936. This ... More


Nothing Sounds Like an M-16

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details how sound effects are used by combat filmmakers to tell coherent battlefield stories. The narrative potential of individual weapons’ sounds—such as grenades and RPGs—and the use ... More


Johnston Atoll

Mark J. Rauzon

in Isles of Amnesia: The History, Geography, and Restoration of America's Forgotten Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846794
eISBN:
9780824868314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846794.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

I travel to Johnston Atoll, the site of a chemical warfare incineration plant where sarin and VX gas was destroyed. The atoll that once held 4,000 people has now been abandoned. A Thor rocket test ... More


The Transnational World of Mann and Ross

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter Two moves from methodology and historiography to substantive matters. It seeks to re-capture the neglected radical transnational world in which Mann and Ross lived and worked and aspects of ... More


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