By Adria L. Imada
Winner, 2013 Lawrence W. Levine Award, association of yankee Historians
Winner, 2013 Congress on learn in Dance awesome e-book Award
Aloha America unearths the function of hula in legitimating U.S. imperial objectives in Hawai'i. Hula performers started traveling in the course of the continental usa and Europe within the overdue 19th century. those "hula circuits" brought hula, and Hawaiians, to U.S. audiences, setting up an "imagined intimacy," a strong delusion that enabled americans to own their colony bodily and symbolically. in the meantime, within the early years of yank imperialism within the Pacific, traveling hula performers integrated veiled opinions of U.S. expansionism into their productions.
At vaudeville theaters, overseas expositions, advertisement nightclubs, and armed forces bases, Hawaiian ladies acted as ambassadors of aloha, allowing americans to visualize Hawai'i as female and benign, and the relation among colonizer and colonized as collectively wanted. by way of the Nineteen Thirties, Hawaiian tradition, fairly its tune and hula, had huge, immense promotional worth. within the Nineteen Forties, hundreds of thousands of U.S. squaddies and army body of workers in Hawai'i have been entertained through hula performances, a lot of that have been filmed by way of army photographers. but, as Adria L. Imada exhibits, Hawaiians extensively utilized hula as a way of cultural survival and countercolonial political praxis. In Aloha America, Imada makes a speciality of the years among the Nineties and the Sixties, reading little-known performances and movies ahead of turning to the present-day reappropriation of hula via the Hawaiian self-determination movement.
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