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Author Aikau, Hokulani K., 1970-

Title A chosen people, a promised land [electronic resource] : Mormonism and race in Hawai'i / Hokulani K. Aikau.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 232 p.
Series First peoples, new directions in indigenous studies
First peoples (2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : negotiating faithfulness -- Mormonism, race, and lineage : the making of a chosen people -- La'ie, a promised land, and Pu'uhonua : spatial struggles for land and identity -- Called to serve : labor missionary work and modernity -- In the service of the Lord : religion, race, and the Polynesian Cultural Center -- Voyages of faith : contemporary Kanaka Maoli struggles for sustainable self-determination -- Conclusion : Holo Mua, moving forward.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Polynesian Cultural Center (Laie, Hawaii)
Polynesians -- Relations with Mormons.
Mormon Church -- Hawaii.
Mormons -- Hawaii.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780816674619 (hc alk. paper)
9780816674626 (pb alk. paper)
9780816680139 (e-book)

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