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Pau Hana: Plantation Life and Labor in Hawaii, 1835-1920

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1983: by Ronald Takaki- Life on the plantation from 1835-1920.
Paperback, 236 pages
Published October 1st 1983 by University of Hawaii Press
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Diana
Feb 03, 2016 Diana rated it really liked it
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A great resource to learn about the chronological development of the sugar industry in Hawai'i from 1835-1920. I left with a more informed understanding of the circumstances that brought people of varying parts of the world to work in the Hawaiian cane fields. I also developed a deeper appreciation for the struggles that they overcame and their significant, but widely overlooked contribution to the state's modern economy and culture. The book lacks a pivotal tension point, but overall a historic ...more
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Read this book because it chronicles experiences of my immigrant ancestors.
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Fascinating and engaging look at Hawaii's planation history.
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