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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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This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than 450 years, beginning with the initial written records of Guam by members of Magellan 1521 expedition and concluding with the impact of the recent global recession on Guam's fragile economy.
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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
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 391 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.

Abstract:

This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than 450 years, beginning with the initial written records of Guam by members of Magellan 1521 expedition and concluding with the impact of the recent global recession on Guam's fragile economy.

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