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Pacific Asia Inquiry Vol. 4, Number 1, 2013

Pacific Asia Inquiry Vol. 4, Number 1, 2013

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Pacific Asia Inquiry

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Occasional Papers in the Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Volume 4, Number 1,  2013

 

Contents

3
Editorial Board Members and Policies
5
Acknowledgements
acknowledgements.pdf
6
Editor’s Note
Nicholas J. Goetzfridt


goetzfridt_editors-note.pdf

 
 
 

THEME ARTICLES

 

PACIFIC HISTORIES, HISTORIOGRAPHY AND ISSUES

13

A Mariana Islands History Story: The Influence of the Spanish Black Legend in Mariana Islands Historiography
 
David Atienza 

 

 

30

The Palauan Kirikomi-tai Suicide Bombers of World War II and the Siege of Babeldaob: A Reconsideration
6
Editor’s Note
Nicholas J. Goetzfridt


goetzfridt_editors-note.pdf

 
 
 

THEME ARTICLES

 

PACIFIC HISTORIES, HISTORIOGRAPHY AND ISSUES

13

A Mariana Islands History Story: The Influence of the Spanish Black Legend in Mariana Islands Historiography
 
David Atienza 

 

 

30

The Palauan Kirikomi-tai Suicide Bombers of World War II and the Siege of Babeldaob: A Reconsideration
 

Stephen C. Murray

 

58

Whose Pacific? U.S. Security Interests in American Samoa from the Age of Empire to the Pacific Pivot
droessler_whose-pacific.pdf
Holger Droessler
 
 

66

The Unsuspected Library: Pacific Epistemology and the Unquestioned Acceptance of an American Institution
goetzfridt_unspected-library.pdf
Nicholas J. Goetzfridt
 
 
 

CONTEMPORARY TRADITIONS AND ISSUES

84
The Languages of Three Generations of Chamorro Women
santos-bamba_languages-chamorro-women.pdf
Sharleen J.Q. Santos-Bamba
 
 

94

Maritime Culture in the Western Pacific: A Touch of Tradition
 

109

The Instrument of the Book, the Instrument of the Internet: “Thinking” “Information” in Micronesia

 

121

Psychological Distress and Help-Seeking Attitudes of Cancer Caregivers on Guam
 
 
Joanna Caasi Macaraeg and Seyda Türk Smith
 
 
 

JAPAN AND OKINAWA: ISSUES OF MILITARISM, LAW, AND TRANSLATION

136

Striving for Land, Sea, and Life: The Okinawan Demilitarization Movement
 

155

‘Embedded Racism’ in Japanese Law: Towards a Japanese Critical Race Theory
 

169

Lost Chapters in The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Translation and Commentary
 
 

BOOK REVIEWS

180

The Search for A Cause: An Anthropological Perspective on a Neurological Disease in Guam, Western Pacific
moss_search-for-cause.pdf
by Verena Keck, Reviewed by John Moss

 
 

185

Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam
naholowaa_repositioning_missionary.pdf
by Vicente M. Diaz, Reviewed by Leiana S. A. Naholowaʻa

 
 

189

Mary, the Devil, and Taro: Catholicism and Women’s Work in a Micronesian Societyames_mary-devil-taro.pdf
by Juliana Flinn, Reviewed by Angeline Ames

 
 

193

Guåhan: A Bibliographic History
clement_guahan.pdf
by Nicholas J. Goetzfridt, Reviewed by Michael Clement

 
 

197

The Body in Asia
farrer_body-in-asia.pdf
by Bryan S. Turner and Zheng Yangwen eds., Reviewed by D. S. Farrer

 
 

205

Tadao Ando: Conversations with Students
schreiner_tadao-ando.pdf
by Matthew Hunter trans. and ed., Reviewed by C. S. Schreiner

 
 

209

List of Contributors
 

211

Submission Procedures