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Author Haley, James L. author.

Title Captive paradise : a history of Hawai'i / James L. Haley.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    996.9 HAL    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xxxvii, 405 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The loneliness of a God -- "Disobey, and die" -- The suicide of Kapu -- Abhorring a vacuum -- The new morality -- Becoming little Americans -- A sweet taste -- Captains and cannons -- A nation among nations -- The Great Mahele -- The Anglican attraction -- Useful marriages -- Mountains of sugar -- Taffy triumphant -- A voice like distant thunder -- Queen at last -- The coup -- The inscrutable Mr. Blount -- Countercoup and annexation -- Angry Luaus.
Subject Hawaii -- History.
Hawaii -- Annexation to the United States.
ISBN 9780312600655 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0312600658 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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