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Coconut colonialism : workers and the globalization of Samoa / Holger Droessler.

Author/creator Droessler, Holger, 1982- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2022.
Copyright Notice ©2022
Description288 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Harvard historical studies ; 193
Harvard historical studies ; v. 193. ^A18680
Contents Introduction: Samoans on the move -- Coconuts -- Planters -- Performers -- Builders -- Mediators -- Epilogue: Samoa and the world.
Abstract "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2021017940
ISBN9780674263338 hardcover
ISBN0674263332 hardcover

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