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Review µ A Power in the World 106 ☆ ❮Read❯ ➹ A Power in the World ➼ Author Lorenz Gonschor – Gwairsoft.co.uk Few people today know that in the nineteenth century Hawai'i was not only an internationally recognized independent nation but played a crucial role in the entire Pacific region and left an important Few pFew people today know in the MOBI #183 that in the nineteenth century Hawai'i was not only an A Power Epubinternationally recognized independent nation but played a crucial role in the entire Pacific region and Power in the eBook #180 left an important legacy throughout Oceania As the first non Western state to gain full recognition as a coeual of the Western powers yet at the same time grounded in indigenous tradition and identity the Hawaiian Kingdom occupied a uniue position in the late nineteenth century world order From this position Hawai'i's leaders were able to promote the building of independent states based on their country's model throughout the Pacific envisioning the region to become politically unified Such a pan Oceanian polity would be able to withstand foreign colonialism.

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Ed historical processes The development of a Hawai'i based pan Oceanian policy and underlying ideology which in turn provided the rationale for the second process the spread of the Hawaiian Kingdom's constitutional model to other Pacific archipelagos He argues that the legacy of this visionary policy is today re emerging in the form of two interconnected movements namely a growing movement in Hawai'i to reclaim its legacy as Oceania's historically leading nation state on one hand and an increasingly assertive Oceanian regionalism emanating mainly from Fiji and other postcolonial states in the Southwestern Pacific on the other As a historical reference for both nineteenth century Hawaiian policy serves as an inspiration and guideline for envisioning de colonial futures for the Pacific regi.

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A Power in the WorldAnd become in the words of one of the idea's pioneers a Power in the WorldAfter being developed over three decades among both native and non native intellectuals close to the Hawaiian court King Kalākaua's government started implementing this vision in by concluding a treaty of confederation with Sāmoa a first step toward a larger Hawaiian led pan Oceanian federation Political unrest and Western imperialist interference in both Hawai'i and Sāmoa prevented the project from advancing further at the time and a long interlude of colonialism and occupation has obscured its legacy for over a century Nonetheless it remains an inspiring historical precedent for movements toward greater political and economic integration in the Pacific Islands region todayLorenz Gonschor examines two intertwin.