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Coconut colonialism : workers and the globalization of Samoa

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    Harvard historical studies (Series)

  • Description

    "Samoans had been engaged in economic and cultural exchange long before Germans and Americans arrived on the islands. Holger Droessler shows how Samoans adapted their traditions to challenge the new globalization imposed on them by colonialism, regaining agency through the efforts of farm workers, nurses, and traveling entertainers alike"--

  • Place
  • Other Id

    DU817 DRO 2022 (Library of Congress Call Number)

    92791 (Cat ID)

    92561 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

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