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Domination and resistance : the United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Author: Martha Smith-Norris
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Domination and Resistance' illuminates the twin themes of superpower domination and indigenous resistance in the central Pacific during the Cold War, with a compelling historical examination of the relationship between the United States and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. For decision makers in Washington, the Marshall Islands represented a strategic prize seized from Japan near the end of World War II. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith-Norris, Martha.
Domination and resistance.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015029785
(OCoLC)918616301
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Smith-Norris
ISBN: 9780824858148 082485814X 9780824858124 0824858123 9780824869014 082486901X
OCLC Number: 947837875
Description: 1 online resource (x, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction : historical context, themes, approach, and research --
American Cold War policies and the Enewetakese : community displacement, environmental degradation, and indigenous resistance --
US nuclear experiments and the Bikinians : the "nuclear nomads" revisited --
US nuclear tests, the environment, and medical research : case studies of the Rongelapese and Utirikese --
US missile testing and the creation of a Pacific slum : the Kwajalein Missile Range and the island of Ebeye --
Negotiating a Cold War treaty : the United States, the Marshall Islands, and the Compact of Free Association --
Epilogue : legacies of US Cold War policies and the ongoing quest for justice in the Marshall Islands.
Responsibility: Martha Smith-Norris.

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Illuminates the twin themes of superpower domination and indigenous resistance in the central Pacific during the Cold War, with a compelling historical examination of the relationship between the  Read more...

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