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Space, culture and change in nineteenth-century Hawaii

Leineweber, Spencer


Many historians characterise early nineteenth-century Hawaiian architecture as binary: either purely indigenous, such as the hale pili [grass house] and unmortared rock heiau [temple], or completely westernized, such as plastered stone houses or pre-cut wooden houses in Euro-American architectural styles. A persistent thesis proposes that Hawaii became passively colonised without the indigenous people substantially influencing the architectural transformations involved. This assimilation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5e71afc1f7a
Access Rights: Open Access


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