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Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Hawaiʻi colonialism rhetoric Pacific studies indigenous studies American studies ...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396116-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9611-6
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Guam Pacific indigenous studies imperialism ...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Guam Pacific indigenous studies imperialism ...
Book Chapter

By Lisa Yoneyama
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... military occupation anthropology area studies indigenous sovereignty the Pacific Islands ...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Kingdom and the United States. It concludes briefly with recent discussions of Hawaiian independence to argue how the Hawaiian rhetorical archipelago continues to destabilize the fixity of US colonial incorporation. Hawaiʻi colonialism rhetoric Pacific studies indigenous studies American...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... decontinentalizes American studies through the powerful metaphor of the canoe navigating across the “pathway” of the sea. All three poets/artists evidence multiple kinds of Pacific connection and commonality, as multiple kinds of Indigenous canoes travel across the Pacific. Nonhuman beings such as whales, flying...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... This chapter considers the neocolonial condition of Okinawa. Situated at the geopolitical threshold of East Asia and the Northwest Pacific, Okinawa became an increasingly important subject of knowledge in anthropology and area studies during the 1940s. After the Allied powers’ victory, Okinawa...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
...Ecologies of Relation This essay brings together four artist-activists of the Caribbean and Pacific under the archipelagic auspices of the “Mediterranean of the West,” a term coined by Jamaican nationalist W. Adolphe Roberts in his pioneering study The Caribbean: Story of Our Sea of Destiny...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... archipelagoes of both the Hawaiian Kingdom and the United States. It concludes briefly with recent discussions of Hawaiian independence to argue how the Hawaiian rhetorical archipelago continues to destabilize the fixity of US colonial incorporation. Hawaiʻi colonialism rhetoric Pacific studies...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... relations.  Guam Pacific indigenous studies imperialism ...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
...Space of Occupation This chapter considers the neocolonial condition of Okinawa. Situated at the geopolitical threshold of East Asia and the Northwest Pacific, Okinawa became an increasingly important subject of knowledge in anthropology and area studies during the 1940s. After the Allied...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... This essay brings together four artist-activists of the Caribbean and Pacific under the archipelagic auspices of the “Mediterranean of the West,” a term coined by Jamaican nationalist W. Adolphe Roberts in his pioneering study The Caribbean: Story of Our Sea of Destiny (1940). Roberts’s...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... Michaëlle Jean was the first governor-general of Canada of African-Haitian/Caribbean origin, and Anand Satyanand was the first governor-general of New Zealand of Indo-Fijian/Pacific descent. Governors-general function as heads of state, but their representational roles also draw attention...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... and ongoing articulation of empire, drawing attention to how territorialisms have indelibly shaped auto-, intra-, inter-, and transarchipelagic relations.  Guam Pacific indigenous studies imperialism This chapter argues that a spatial paradigm shift that occurred in the 1940s, imagining a break...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374404-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7440-4
... The introduction outlines the geographies of social movement approach that the book takes. It begins by narrating the author’s first experience of traveling in the Pacific lowlands and how he came to think about the environment in terms of the “aquatic space.” An assemblage approach following...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374435-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7443-5
..., histories, and subjectivities, the book nonetheless concludes with consideration of the place of witnesses and survivors as both objects and agents of memory who shape the possibilities for historical imagination. The opportunity to conduct an ethnographic study during the period spanning the fiftieth...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... the gifts for needed work offered by scientists, critical theorists, and storytellers. Partners from science studies, anthropology, and storytelling are companions for tentacular thinking. With their help, the three timescapes of the book come into focus: the Anthropocene, the Capitalocene...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... onto a Filipino migrant’s “voyage in” to the “island” of America, the novel critically remaps the United States across a trans-Pacific archipelagic imaginary in which it becomes merely one island among many. At the same time, America Is in the Heart uses the figure of the island to represent new...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... How can we think about the longstanding, diverse, irreversible, and invisible/suffocating relationship between “America” and the Pacific? This chapter proposes that the nonbiodegradable debris that floats in the North Pacific known as the “great Pacific garbage patch” is an archipelagic metaphor...