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A Pacific Industry: The History of Pineapple Canning in Hawaii
The Hawaiian pineapple industry emerged in the late nineteenth century as part of an attempt to diversify the Hawaiian economy from dependence on sugar cane as its only staple industry. Here, economic historian Richard Hawkins presents a definitive history of an industry from its modest beginnings to its emergence as a major contributor to the American industrial narrative...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Tauris Academic Studies
(first published January 1st 2011)
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