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Author LinkSiler, Julia Flynn.
Title LinkLost kingdom : Hawaii’s last queen, the sugar kings, and America’s first imperial adventure / Julia Flynn Siler.
Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2012.
Description xxx, 415 p., [16] p. of plates :  ill., map ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-324) and index.
Contents Contents: Pt. I. Island kingdom. Born in paradise -- Progress and liberty -- Aloha -- High chiefs of Sugardom -- Pele’s wrath -- pt. II. The house of Kalākaua. Merrie monarch -- To England -- Bayonet constitution -- Be not deceived -- Enemies in the household -- pt. III. Manifest destiny. Pious adventurers -- Crime of the century -- Secrets of the flower beds -- Kingdom come -- Born under an unlucky star.
Summary Deftly weaving together a memorable cast of characters, "Lost Hawaii" brings to life the ensuing clash between a vulnerable Polynesian people and relentlessly expanding capitalist powers. Portraits of royalty and rogues, sugar barons, and missionaries combine into a sweeping tale of the Hawaiian Kingdom’s rise and fall. At the center of the story is Lili’uokalani, the last queen of Hawai’i.
Per.Sub. LinkLiliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii, 1838-1917 -- Political and social views.
Subject LinkQueens -- Hawaii -- Biography.
LinkUnited States -- Relations -- Hawaii.
LinkHawaii -- Relations -- United States.
LinkHawaii -- History.
Add.Author LinkHagerman, Haley, donor.

System Number 000681918
ISBN Link9780802120014
Link9780802120700 (pbk.)
Link0802120709 (pbk.)

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