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A Pacific industry : the history of pineapple canning in Hawaii

Author: Richard A Hawkins, Dr.
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2011.
Series: International library of historical studies, 78.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Hawaiian pineapple industry emerged in the late nineteenth century as part of an attempt to diversify the Hawaiian economy from dependence on sugar cane as its only staple industry. Here, economic historian Richard A. Hawkins presents a definitive history of an industry from its modest beginnings to its emergence as a major contributor to the American industrial narrative. He traces the rise and fall of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Hawkins, Dr.
ISBN: 9781848855960 1848855966
OCLC Number: 750830344
Description: xiii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: International library of historical studies, 78.
Responsibility: Richard A. Hawkins.

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'A skilled historian, steeped in the archives, Richard A. Hawkins has produced a definitive business history. With his sensitivity to politics, colonialism, race and social and labour issues, as well Read more...

 
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