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Kirtland Community College Library DU 625 .H35 2014 30775305498256 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780312600655 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0312600658 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781466855502 (e-book : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxvii, 405 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-384) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The loneliness of a God -- "Disobey, and die" -- The suicide of Kapu -- Abhorring a vacuum -- The new morality -- Becoming little Americans -- A sweet taste -- Captains and cannons -- A nation among nations -- The Great Mahele -- The Anglican attraction -- Useful marriages -- Mountains of sugar -- Taffy triumphant -- A voice like distant thunder -- Queen at last -- The coup -- The inscrutable Mr. Blount -- Countercoup and annexation -- Angry Luaus.
Summary, etc.: A narrative history of Hawaii profiles its former existence as a royal kingdom, recounting the wars fought by European powers for control of its position, its adoption of Christianity, and its annexation by the United States.
Subject: Hawaii History
Hawaii Annexation to the United States
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