By Adria L. Imada

Winner, 2013 most sensible First e-book in Women's, Gender, and/or Sexuality historical past by way of the Berkshire convention of girls Historians
Winner, 2013 Lawrence W. Levine Award, association of yankee Historians
Winner, 2013 Congress on examine in Dance notable booklet Award

Aloha America finds the function of hula in legitimating U.S. imperial pursuits in Hawai'i. Hula performers begun traveling through the continental usa and Europe within the past due 19th century. those "hula circuits" brought hula, and Hawaiians, to U.S. audiences, developing an "imagined intimacy," a robust myth that enabled american citizens to own their colony bodily and symbolically. in the meantime, within the early years of yankee imperialism within the Pacific, traveling hula performers integrated veiled evaluations of U.S. expansionism into their productions.

At vaudeville theaters, overseas expositions, advertisement nightclubs, and armed forces bases, Hawaiian girls acted as ambassadors of aloha, allowing american citizens to visualize Hawai'i as female and benign, and the relation among colonizer and colonized as together wanted. through the Nineteen Thirties, Hawaiian tradition, really its track and hula, had huge, immense promotional price. within the Forties, millions of U.S. squaddies and army team of workers in Hawai'i have been entertained by way of hula performances, lots of which have been filmed by means of army photographers. but, as Adria L. Imada indicates, Hawaiians extensively utilized hula as a method of cultural survival and countercolonial political praxis. In Aloha America, Imada specializes in the years among the Nineties and the Sixties, interpreting little-known performances and flicks sooner than turning to the present-day reappropriation of hula by means of the Hawaiian self-determination movement.

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