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The US Military in Hawai'i

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An examination of how the US military in Hawaii is depicted by museum curators, memorial builders, film makers, and newspaper reporters. These mediums convey information, and engage their audiences, in ways that, together, form a powerful advocacy for the benefits of militarism in the islands.

'Ireland's focus, as his subtitle indicates, is on the practices of remembering and forgetting that have both contributed and eroded military's presence in Hawai'i. In pursuit of the data needed to support his project, Ireland has been persistent and creative: he has both unearthed new data and interpreted familiar representations in unfamiliar ways.'

- Kathy E. Ferguson, The Hawaiian Journal of History

'The US Military in Hawai'i is an engaging and passionately written study that should interest scholars in numerous fields.'

- Scott Laderman, Journal of American Studies

'People who are unfamiliar with historic debates in the Pacific region might find this book an eye-opener, [...] the book is well above the bar in terms of readability, and the author is a solid and effective researcher...'

- Douglas A. Borer, The Journal of Pacific History

BRIAN IRELAND is from Belfast, Northern Ireland. After graduating from the University of Ulster, Brian was accepted into the PhD Program in American Studies at the University of Hawaii. A recipient of a Centre for Asia-Pacific Exchange scholarship, conferred for academic excellence, he graduated from the University of Hawaii in December 2004. He currently teaches American History at the University of Glamorgan, UK. He has published papers on such diverse topics as war memorials, film, comic books, and the road genre, and has presented papers at conferences in Wyoming, Edinburgh and Honolulu.

Illustrations Introduction War Stories: A Militarized History of Hawai'i Remembering and Forgetting at Waik?k?'s Great War Memorial 'Unknown Soldiers': Remembering Hawai'i's Great War Dead Hooray For Haolewood? Hawai'i on Film Hawai'i's Press, and the Vietnam War Afterword Works Cited Index


Titel: The US Military in Hawai'i
Untertitel: Colonialism, Memory and Resistance
EAN: 9781349309764
ISBN: 978-1-349-30976-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 262
Gewicht: 434g
Größe: H235mm x B235mm x T155mm
Jahr: 2011
Untertitel: Englisch
Auflage: 1st ed. 2011

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