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Island Queens and Mission Wives

How Gender and Empire Remade Hawai'I's Pacific World

Island Queens and Mission Wives( )
Author: Thigpen, Jennife
ISBN:978-1-4696-1561-5
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

In the late eighteenth century, Hawai'i's ruling elite employed sophisticated methods for resisting foreign intrusion. By the mid-nineteenth century, however, American missionaries had gained a foothold in the islands. Jennifer Thigpen explains this important shift by focusing on two groups of women: missionary wives and high-ranking Hawaiian women. Examining the enduring and personal exchange between these groups, Thigpen argues that women's relationships became vital to building and...
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Book Details
Pages:184
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.12 x 9.25 Inches



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