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Fighting in paradise : labor unions, racism, and communists in the making of modern Hawaiʻi

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Powerful labour movements played a critical role in shaping modern Hawaii. Based on exhaustive archival research in Hawaii, California, Washington, and elsewhere, Gerald Horne's gripping story of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horne, Gerald.
Fighting in paradise.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)1014183926
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9780824835026 0824835026 9780824835491 0824835492
OCLC Number: 674694149
Description: vii, 459 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Confronting colonial Hawai'i --
An apartheid archipelago --
The race of war --
The labor of war --
Sugar strike --
Red scare rising --
Purge --
Surge? --
State of anxiety? --
Stevedores strike --
Racism and reaction --
Strife and strikes --
Radicalism on trial --
The trials of racism and radicalism --
Upheaval --
Radicals advance and retreat --
Toward statehood.
Responsibility: Gerald Horne.

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Anyone interested in how far Hawaii has come in terms of racial equality and labor rights would be hard-pressed to find a more informational read.-- "Honolulu Weekly" Horne has made another important Read more...

 
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