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Shoal of time : a history of the Hawaiian Islands

Author: Gavan Daws
Publisher: Honolulu : University Press of Hawaii, 1974, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The arrival of Captain Cook and the debates concerning the territory's admission to statehood are given equal attention in this detailed history.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Daws, Gavan.
Shoal of time.
Honolulu : University Press of Hawaii, 1974, ©1968
(OCoLC)778392500
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavan Daws
ISBN: 0824803248 9780824803247
OCLC Number: 10080893
Notes: "This ed. pub. by arrangement with the Macmillan Company."
Description: xiii, 494 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Captain Cook 1778-1779 --
Kamehameha 177901819 --
Missionaries and merchants 1820-1839 --
The Nation 183901854 --
New society, a new economy 1855-1876 --
Out in the noonday sun 1876-1887 --
Aloha Oe 1887-1900 --
The Territory 1900-1941 --
Now we are all haoles 1941-1959.
Responsibility: Gavan Daws.

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The arrival of Captain Cook and the debates concerning the territory's admission to statehood are given equal attention in this detailed history.

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[This] history is singularly satisfying . . . told with style and a nice wit.-- "Publishers Weekly" Daws tells Hawaii's sparkling story well.-- "New York Times Book Review"

 
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