The Resource Islanders in the empire : Filipino and Puerto Rican laborers in Hawai'i, JoAnna Poblete

Islanders in the empire : Filipino and Puerto Rican laborers in Hawai'i, JoAnna Poblete

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Islanders in the empire : Filipino and Puerto Rican laborers in Hawai'i
Title
Islanders in the empire
Title remainder
Filipino and Puerto Rican laborers in Hawai'i
Statement of responsibility
JoAnna Poblete
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the early 1900s, workers from new U.S. colonies in the Philippines and Puerto Rico held unusual legal status. Denied citizenship, they nonetheless had the right to move freely in and out of U.S. jurisdiction. As a result, Filipinos and Puerto Ricans could seek jobs in the United States and its territories despite the anti-immigration policies in place at the time. JoAnna Poblete's Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i takes an in-depth look at how the two groups fared in a third new colony, Hawai'i. Using plantation documents, missionary records, government documents, and oral histories, Poblete analyzes how the workers interacted with Hawaiian government structures and businesses, how U.S. policies for colonial workers differed from those for citizens or foreigners, and how policies aided corporate and imperial interests. A rare tandem study of two groups at work on foreign soil, Islanders in the Empire offers a new perspective on American imperialism and labor issues of the era"--
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Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Poblete, JoAnna
Dewey number
331.5/440896872950969
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HD1527.H3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Asian american experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • Migrant labor
  • Puerto Ricans
  • Filipinos
  • Puerto Ricans
  • Filipinos
  • Labor mobility
  • Hawaii
  • United States
Label
Islanders in the empire : Filipino and Puerto Rican laborers in Hawai'i, JoAnna Poblete
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/j.ctt7zw5q3
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Defining U.S. Colonial Experiences: The Long History of U.S. Expansionism -- 1. Letters Home: The Failure of Puerto Rican Recruitment -- 2. Flexible and Accomodating: Successful Recruitment and Renention of Filipinos -- 3. Indefinite Dependence: U.S. Control over Puerto Rican Labor Complaints -- 4. Tensions of Colonial Cooperation: Philippine Authority over Labor Complaints -- 5. Conflicting Convictions; Filipino Ethnic Minister Interactions with the Plantation Community
  • 6. Limited Leadership: Roles of Puerto Rican Labor Agents in the Plantation CommunityConclusion: Current Struggles against U.S. Colonialism and Empire -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252096471
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886943640
  • (OCoLC)ocn886943640
Label
Islanders in the empire : Filipino and Puerto Rican laborers in Hawai'i, JoAnna Poblete
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/j.ctt7zw5q3
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Defining U.S. Colonial Experiences: The Long History of U.S. Expansionism -- 1. Letters Home: The Failure of Puerto Rican Recruitment -- 2. Flexible and Accomodating: Successful Recruitment and Renention of Filipinos -- 3. Indefinite Dependence: U.S. Control over Puerto Rican Labor Complaints -- 4. Tensions of Colonial Cooperation: Philippine Authority over Labor Complaints -- 5. Conflicting Convictions; Filipino Ethnic Minister Interactions with the Plantation Community
  • 6. Limited Leadership: Roles of Puerto Rican Labor Agents in the Plantation CommunityConclusion: Current Struggles against U.S. Colonialism and Empire -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252096471
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886943640
  • (OCoLC)ocn886943640

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