Hawaiian National Bibliography, Vol 3: 1851-1880

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University of Hawaii Press, 2001 - History - 735 pages
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Volume 3 comprises entries recording the last years of the rule of Kamehameha III, the reigns of Kamehameha IV, Kamehameha V, and Lunalilo, and the first seven years of the Kalakaua era. During this period government was firmly established as a constitutional monarchy. Following the successful negotiation by the Kalakaua government of a reciprocity treaty with the United States in 1875, Hawai'i experienced great prosperity. At the same time, however, it came under increasing economic and social domination by American interests.
 

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David W.Forbes is the author of Encounters with Paradise:Views of Hawaii and Its People,1778-1941 and numerous articles and essays.

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