Download e-book for iPad: Dismembering Lahui: A History of the Hawaiian Nation to 1887 by Jonathan K. K. Osorio

By Jonathan K. K. Osorio

ISBN-10: 0824824326

ISBN-13: 9780824824327

ISBN-10: 0824825497

ISBN-13: 9780824825492

Jonathan Osorio investigates the consequences of Western legislation at the nationwide id of local Hawaiians during this remarkable political background of the dominion of Hawaii from the onset of constitutional govt in 1840 to the Bayonet structure of 1887, which successfully put political strength within the state within the fingers of white businessmen. Making large use of legislative texts, modern newspapers, and critical works by means of Hawaiian historians and others, Osorio plots the process occasions that reworked Hawaii from a standard subsistence financial system to a latest country, making an allowance for the numerous contributors approximately forgotten by way of heritage who wrestled with each one new political and social switch. a last poignant bankruptcy hyperlinks earlier occasions with the fight for Hawaiian sovereignty today.

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