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Mothers' darlings of the South Pacific : the children of indigenous women and US servicemen, World War II

Author: Judith A Bennett; Angela Wanhalla
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Like a human tsunami, World War II brought two million American servicemen to the South Pacific where they left a human legacy of some thousands of children. This title traces the intimate relationships that existed in the wartime South Pacific between US servicemen and indigenous women, and considers the fate of the resulting children.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mothers' darlings of the South Pacific.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015035917
(OCoLC)922639515
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith A Bennett; Angela Wanhalla
ISBN: 9780824858292 0824858298 9780824868734 0824868730
OCLC Number: 947838231
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Bora Bora : "like a dream" / Judith A. Bennett --
"There are no commoners in Samoa" / Saui'a Louise T. Mataia-Milo --
New Caledonia : the experiences of a war bride and her children / Kathryn Creely --
No Bali Ha'i : New Hebrides / Judith A. Bennett --
Wallis (Uvea) Island : a different kind of love story / Judith A. Bennett --
Tonga in the time of the Americans / Judith A. Bennett --
Kai Merika! Fijian children of American servicemen / Jacqueline Leckie and Alumita Durutalo --
"I don't like Maori girls going out with Yanks" : Maori-American encounters in New Zealand / Angela Wanhalla and Kate Stevens --
The Solomon Islands : off the radar / Judith A. Bennett --
Marike koe : the American children of the Cook Islands / Rosemary Anderson --
On the atolls : Gilbert Islands / Judith A. Bennett.
Responsibility: editors, Judith A. Bennett and Angela Wanhalla.
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