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ISLAND ENCOUNTERS: Black and White Memories of the Pacific War

Lindstrom, Lamont; White, Geoffrey M.

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ISBN 10: 0874744571 / ISBN 13: 9780874744576
Published by Smithsonian, 1990
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0874744571 Profusely illus. Lindstrom and White allow islanders' oral traditions and the images captured on film to speak to us of important changes in islander self-conception and the balance of political power wrought by wartime events. Well-researched and rich in visual detail. *** 194pp. *** Index, bibl. *** 1st ed. > DJ Very Good | > Language: English | > Size: 4to | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-BBP-04111

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Title: ISLAND ENCOUNTERS: Black and White Memories ...

Publisher: Smithsonian

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Explores the massive and sudden contact between powerful military forces and Pacific islanders, blending oral histories recorded in the islands after WWII with some 175 photographs gleaned from Japanese newspaper morgues, the private albums of US veterans, and Allied military archives. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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