Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place

In a book with interdisciplinary appeal, Bacchilega demonstrates both how the myth of legendary Hawai'i emerged and how this vision can be unmade and reimagined.

Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place
Tradition, Translation, and Tourism

Cristina Bacchilega

2006 | 248 pages | Cloth $59.95 | Paper $27.50
Anthropology | Cultural Studies
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Hawai'i's Storied Places: Learning from Anne Kapulani Landgraf's ''Hawaiian View'
3. The Production of Legendary Hawai'i: Out of Place Stories I
4. Emma Nakuina's Hawaii: Its People, Their Legends: Out of Place Stories II
5. Stories in Place: Dynamics of Translation and Re-Cognition

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