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A Hawaiian reader

Author: A Grove Day; Carl Stroven
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : Mutual Pub., ©1965, 1984.
Series: Tales of the Pacific.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology contains thirty-seven selections from the work of thirty authors who have written about Hawaii. The selections have been arranged in chronological order by date of incident or setting, starting with the discovery of the islands by Captain Cook. Five pieces representing ancient Hawaiian literature and lore have been placed at the end of the book. Each selection is preceded by a brief introduction  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawaiian reader.
Honolulu, Hawaii : Mutual Pub., ©1965, 1984
(OCoLC)647246311
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Grove Day; Carl Stroven
ISBN: 0935180079 9780935180077
OCLC Number: 10967301
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1959.
Rare has copy signed by A. Grove Day.
Description: xvii, 363 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Tales of the Pacific.
Responsibility: selected and edited by A. Grove Day and Carl Stroven ; with an introduction by James A. Michener.

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This anthology contains thirty-seven selections from the work of thirty authors who have written about Hawaii. The selections have been arranged in chronological order by date of incident or setting, starting with the discovery of the islands by Captain Cook. Five pieces representing ancient Hawaiian literature and lore have been placed at the end of the book. Each selection is preceded by a brief introduction concerning the author and the particular offering. The texts, written by many hands over almost two hundred years, have not been changed except to modernize the spelling and punctuation.

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