Honor killing how the infamous "Massie Affair" transformed Hawai"i by David E. Stannard

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Published by Viking in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Hawaii

Subjects:

  • Fortescue, Grace, 1883- -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Massie, Thomas H. -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Massie, Thalia, 1911-1963,
  • Kahahawai, Joseph, d. 1932,
  • Trials (Murder) -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century,
  • Trials (Rape) -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century,
  • Lynching -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century,
  • Hawaii -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century,
  • Hawaii -- History -- 1900-1959

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 453-460) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid E. Stannard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF224.F685 S73 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 466 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3438909M
ISBN 100670033995
LC Control Number2005297995
OCLC/WorldCa58721925

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