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Unfamiliar fishes, Sarah Vowell

Label
Unfamiliar fishes
Title
Unfamiliar fishes
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Vowell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the bestselling author of "The Wordy Shipmates" comes an examination of Hawaii's emblematic and exceptional history, retracing the impact of New England missionaries who began arriving in the early 1800s to remake the island paradise into a version of New England
Summary
An irreverent analysis of late-nineteenth-century imperialism in the United States focuses on the annexation of Hawaii as a defining historical milestone, covering such contributing factors as the missionary overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and the activities of whaling fleets
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384791
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vowell, Sarah
Dewey number
996.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU625
LC item number
.V89 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americanization
  • Imperialism
  • Hawaii
  • Hawaii
  • Hawaii
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Unfamiliar fishes, Sarah Vowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
238 p.
Isbn
9781594487873
Lccn
2010047943
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn646111859
  • (OCoLC)646111859
  • 180198
Label
Unfamiliar fishes, Sarah Vowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
238 p.
Isbn
9781594487873
Lccn
2010047943
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn646111859
  • (OCoLC)646111859
  • 180198

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