The US Military in Hawai'i: Colonialism, Memory and Resistance

Hardcover | December 15, 2010

byBrian Ireland

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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.

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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.

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 Decemb...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.86 × 5.61 × 0.85 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230227821

ISBN - 13:9780230227828

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Table of Contents

Illustrations
Introduction
War Stories: A Militarized History of Hawai'i
Remembering and Forgetting at Waikiki'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