Unfamiliar Fishes

by Sarah Vowell

Unfamiliar Fishes

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Book Summary

An irreverent analysis of late-nineteenth-century imperialism in the United States focuses on the annexation of Hawaii as a defining historical milestone, covering such contributing factors as the missionary overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and the activities of whaling fleets.

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