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Dismembering Lahui: A History of the Hawaiian Nation to 1887

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Book News Annotation:

As a rare Native Hawaiian writing about the people of the land's (hui/>) historical struggle for national identity, Osorio (history, U. of Hawaii at Manoa) traces transformations begun in 1795 to the forced deposition of King Kalak<-a>ua in 1887 and boycott of the Bayonet Constitution. Lastly, he discusses the current sovereignty movement. Includes period photographs.
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The author investigates the effects of Western law on the national identity of Native Hawaiians in this impressive political history of the Kingdom of Hawai'i from the onset of constitutional government in 1840 to the Bayonet Constitution of 1887, which effectively placed political power in the kingdom in the hands of white businessmen.

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An impressive political history of the Kingdom of Hawai'i from the onset of constitutional government in 1840 to the Bayonet Constitution of 1887.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824825492
Author:
Osorio, Jonathan Kamakawiwo'ole
Author:
Osorio, Jon Kamakawiwo'ole
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press
Location:
Honolulu
Subject:
History
Subject:
Hawaii
Subject:
Australia/Oceania - South Pacific
Subject:
Oceania
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
World History-General
Series Volume:
new ser., v.1, pt. 2
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.28x6.19x.70 in. 1.01 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The author investigates the effects of Western law on the national identity of Native Hawaiians in this impressive political history of the Kingdom of Hawai'i from the onset of constitutional government in 1840 to the Bayonet Constitution of 1887, which effectively placed political power in the kingdom in the hands of white businessmen.
"Synopsis" by , An impressive political history of the Kingdom of Hawai'i from the onset of constitutional government in 1840 to the Bayonet Constitution of 1887.
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