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Author Name:    MELLEN, Kathleen Dickenson

Title:   Island Kingdom Passes : Hawaii Becomes American. signed.

Publisher:    Hastings House, Publishers, New York, 1958, 

Seller ID:   100758

MELLEN, Kathleen Dickenson. An Island Kingdom Passes : Hawaii Becomes American. New York: Hastings House, Publishers, (1958). First American Printing.Pp. (8),ix-xx,(2),1-387,(3), + 15 p. of black and white plates. Map endpap ers. 8vo, pale blue cloth with dark blue titles to spine. Contents: 1. The King Is Dead; 2. A New Dynasty is Established; 3. The People Meet Their NewKing; 4. A Reciprocity Treaty with the United States; 5. King Kalakaua Cap tivates America; 6. Sugar Treaty Begets Prosperity; 7. Concerning Walter Murray Gibson; 8. Progress, Optimism of 1878; 9. Chinese Enter Hawaiian Politics; 10. Kina Kalakaua Makes a Trip Around the World; 11. The Princess Regent Rules Wisely; 12. The King's Triumphal Homecoming; 13. Gibson Outsmarts the "Kingmakers"; 14. The Coronation; 15. Gibson Scores Again; 16. Death Takes Illustrious Royalty; 17. Merrie Monarch of the Pacific; 18. "The Kingdom of the Cousins"; 19. Work and Worry Tax Gibson's Health; 20. Gibson's Enemies Resort to Violence; 21. The "Reformers" Come to Power; 22. Death of Walter Murray Gibson; 23. Robert Louis Stevenson Meets Hawaii; 24. Wilcox Leads a Revolt; 25. The Hawaiians Win an Election; 26. Queen Liliuokalani; 27.Queen's Strength Frightens "Reformers"; 28. Overthrow of the Monarchy; 29. America Officially Condemns the Usurpers; 30. Minister Willis Meets the Qu een; 31. A Counterrevolution Erupts; 32. The "Traitors" Are Tried; 33. Queen Liliuokalani Visits America; 34. An Ancient Nation Dies; 35. The Islands Mark Time; 36. Wilcox Fights for Hawaiian Franchise; 37. "We, the Hawaiian People!" Front inner hinge starting, name inked to flyleaf, else very good.Signed without inscription by the author on the dedicatory page. 20.00


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