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Fighting in paradise : labor unions, racism, and communists in the making of modern Hawaiʻi

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Powerful labor movements played a critical role in shaping modern Hawaii, beginning in the 1930s, when International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) representatives were dispatched to the islands to organize plantation and dock laborers. They were stunned by the feudal conditions they found in Hawaii, where the majority of workers--Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino in origin--were routinely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horne, Gerald.
Fighting in paradise.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011008965
(OCoLC)674694149
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Horne
ISBN: 9780824860219 0824860217 9780824870294 0824870298
OCLC Number: 794925339
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 459 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: Front matter --
Contents --
A Prefatory Note --
Introduction --
Chapter 1. Confronting Colonial Hawai'i --
Chapter 2. An Apartheid Archipelago? --
Chapter 3. The Race of War --
Chapter 4. The Labor of War --
Chapter 5. Sugar Strike --
Chapter 6. Red Scare Rising --
Chapter 7. Purge --
Chapter 8. Surge? --
Chapter 9. State of Anxiety? --
Chapter 10. Stevedores Strike --
Chapter 11. Racism-and Reaction --
Chapter 12. Strife and Strikes --
Chapter 13. Radicalism on Trial --
Chapter 14. The Trials of Racism and Radicalism --
Chapter 15. Upheaval --
Chapter 16. Radicals Advance-and Retreat --
Chapter 17. Toward Statehood --
Notes --
Index
Responsibility: Gerald Horne
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Powerful labour movements played a critical role in shaping modern Hawaii. Based on exhaustive archival research in Hawaii, California, Washington, and elsewhere, Gerald Horne's gripping story of  Read more...

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