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Captive paradise

James L. Haley

Captive paradise

a history of Hawai"i

by James L. Haley

  • 180 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Annexation to the United States,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames L. Haley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU625 .H28 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 405 pages
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27170114M
    ISBN 100312600658
    ISBN 109780312600655
    LC Control Number2014026108
    OCLC/WorldCa886879619

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