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Honolulu Crossroads of the Pacific (Studies in Maritime History) by Edward D. Beechert

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Published by Univ of South Carolina Pr .
Written in English


  • Australasian & Pacific history,
  • Local history,
  • Hawaii - Local History,
  • History: American,
  • Australasia, Oceania & Other Land Areas,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Honolulu (Hawaii)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8375158M
ISBN 100872497194
ISBN 109780872497191

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