9780801848674

The First Strange Place

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  • ISBN13:

    9780801848674

  • ISBN10:

    0801848679

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-04-01
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr

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Summary

" The First Strange Placeis in the great tradition of oral history and yet it makes marvelous use of archival records -- I was reminded both of Studs Terkel's sensitive ear and of Shelby Foote's sweeping vision." -- Boston Globe

Author Biography

Beth Bailey teaches American history and is director of American Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Prologue: December 7, 1941p. 1
Introduction: Wartime Hawaii and American Identityp. 15
Into the War Zonep. 31
Culture of Heroesp. 63
Hotel Street Sexp. 95
Strangers in a Strange Landp. 133
Fragile Connectionsp. 167
Epiloguep. 211
Notesp. 217
Acknowledgmentsp. 255
Indexp. 259
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