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Destiny's landfall : a history of Guam

Author: Robert F Rogers
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rogers, Robert F.
Destiny's landfall.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010044888
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Rogers
ISBN: 9780824860974 0824860977 9780824870287 082487028X
OCLC Number: 794925337
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 391 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue Guam : center of the First Province --
Aliens 1521-1638 --
The place of before time ancestors 1638-1662 --
Father San Vitores 1662-1672 --
The Spanish conquest 1672-1698 --
Oasis in the ocean 1698-1800 --
Twilight of Pax Hispanica 1800-1898 --
The Anglo-Saxon way 1898-1903 --
Ordered tranquility 1903-1918 --
The quest for identity 1918-1941 --
The way of the Samurai 1941-1944 --
Return of the Americans 1944-1945 --
Gibraltar of the American lake 1945-1950 --
Under the Organic Act 1950-1970 --
Ocean chrysalis 1970-1980 --
Unfinished quests 1980-1990 --
Recession 1990-2003 --
Epilogue Guam : a neocolonial anachronism.
Responsibility: Robert F. Rogers.

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Rogers has written a first-rate history of the American territory of Guam and its Chamorro inhabitants. . . . [He] skillfully weaves his narrative around the anthropological theme of 'the parable of Read more...

 
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