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The Early Mapping of Hawai'I

By: Gary L. Fitzpatrick

The cartographic history of Hawaii began with the arrival of Captain James Cook, the famous explorer and chartmaker, in 1778. Between then and the mid-19th century, visitors to HawaiI produced a rich assortment of charts and maps depicting the shores, harbors, towns, and volcanoes of the various islands. This volume traces the story of the mapping of HawaiI during the pivotal years in which the indigenous society was radically transformed by the peoples and ideas imp...

The Early Mapping of Hawaii is an overview of the history of the mapping of Hawaii from the time of European discovery in 1778 through the mid-19th century. Mapmaking was not an art indigenous to Hawaii; foreigners were responsible for the introduction of mapmaking in the islands. For well over seventy years, mapping in Hawaii was largely carried out by Europeans or Americans, and the early maps of Hawaii were mostly made to serve the needs of those foreigners.

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Guide to Newspapers of Hawaii, 1834-2000

By: Helen G. Chapin

The newspapers of Hawaii form a unique role in the history of Hawaii and of American journalism. In a period of 165 years, from 1834, when American Protestant missionaries introduced the Hawaiian language Lama Hawaii (Hawaiian Luminary), to the present, newspapers have spanned the history of Hawaii from its status as an independent nation, a republic, and a U. S. territory, to its position as a state. By newspapers, I mean publications that have titles and mastheads,...

There are several ways to classify newspapers. In Shaping History: The Role of Newspapers in Hawaii (University of Hawaii Press, 1996), I placed newspapers within four major categories: establishment, opposition (or alternative), official, and independent. Establishment papers represent the mainstream or dominant power. Alternative or opposition publications voice anti-establishment or countervailing views. Official papers, the third type, are sponsored by government...

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Parallel Love

By: Ravi Ranjan Goswami

This is a unique love story. A story of one-sided love, which happens to the heroine of this story, at first sight

Strangely, Geeta had seen Rajesh for the first time and talked only a few words she could not forget him. Since that meeting at Jhansi, she had been always having thoughts about him. One day she was sitting in her room alone and reading a book she suddenly started missing Rajesh. She wondered if she had fallen in love with Rajesh. The thought about love frightened her. She remembered the angry face of her father Sher Singh. She decided she would not think much about Rajesh

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Trust Me You Can Be Happy Always. : Discover the Emotional Genius ...

By: Wakabi Kevin Abel; Noella Pauline, Co-Author

Happiness has been served on your plate today...will you eat it? Or will you say, "Nah, I'll pass!" Why go on with an empty stomach of emotional strife when you can be happy...Always?

The 11th law of disappointments is to please EVERYONE all the time. Nice people say NO!

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Learning the Code

Learning the Code, Book 1, is a traditional primer piano method written and edited by James L. King III.

A primer level piano tutorial. Students begin learning basic rudiments and technique. Transitions easily to any traditional middle-c method book.

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