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Author Fojas, Camilla, 1971-
Title Islands of empire [electronic resource] : pop culture and U.S. power / Camilla Fojas.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014.
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 Electronic Book  P94.65.U6 F65 2014eb    ONLINE
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 238 pages) : illustrations
Content Type text
Format online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: Our island frontier: the Philippines, Guam, Hawai'i, Puerto Rico, and Cuba -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Islands of empire -- Foreign domestics: the Filipino "home front" in World War II popular culture -- Imperial grief: loss and longing in Havana before Castro -- Paradise, Hawaiian style: pop tourism and the -- State of Hawai'i -- Tropical metropolis: west side stories and colonial redemption -- The Guam doctrine: colonial limbo in the Pacific -- Afterword: Whither empire? -- The colonial complex of U.S. popular culture.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Mass media and culture -- United States -- History.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History.
United States -- Relations -- Islands of the Pacific.
Islands of the Pacific -- Relations -- United States.
Related To Print version: Fojas, Camilla,. Islands of empire :. . 9780292756304 0292756305 (DLC) 2013030222
ISBN 0292756313 electronic bk.
9780292756311 electronic bk.
9780292756304 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292756305 (cloth : alk. paper)