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Guam & the Marianas

(see also Pacific Islands General & American Empire)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

Dot on the Map Regains Large Strategic Stature. Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times (1/28/02).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Chamorro.Com. Good source for history, society & culture.

CocoNET Wireless. Pacific regional news.

In the Library: Articles

Weiner, Jonathan. "The tangle," New Yorker (4/11/05):43-51. Epidemiological detective story on pursuing causes for "lytico-bodig" neurological disease cluster among Chamorros .

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Beardsley, Charles. Guam Past & Present (Rutland VT, 1967).

Carano, Paul & Pedro C. Sanchez. A Complete History of Guam (Rutland VT, 1964).

Cunningham, Lawrence J. Ancient Chamorro Society (Honolulu: U. Hawai'i, 1992).

DeBenedittis, Peter. Guam's Trial of the Century: News, Hegemony, & Rumor in an American Colony (Westport CT: Praeger, 1993).

Del Valle, Teresa. Social & Cultural Change in the Village of Umatac, Southern Guam (Agana: U. of Guam, 1979).

Diaz, Vicente M. Repositioning the Missionary: The Beatification of Blessed Diego Luis de Sanvitores & Chamorro Cultural History (unpub. PhD; U. of California, Santa Cruz, 1992).

Fritz, Georg. The Chamorro: A History & Ethnography of the Marianas (Saipan CM: Institute of Historic Preservation, 1986).

Hezel, Francis X. SJ Strangers in their Own Land: A Century of Colonial Rule in the Caroline & Marshall Islands (Honolulu, 1985).

Lowe, Richard B. Problems in Paradise: The View from Government House (NY: Pageant, 1967).

Muñoz, Faye U. An Exploratory Study of Island Migration: Chamorros of Guam (unpub. PhD, UCLA?, 1979).

Perez, Michael Peter. The Dialectic of Indigenous Identity in the Wake of Colonialism: the Case of the Chamorros of Guam (unpub. PhD: U. California, Riverside, 1997).

Pomeroy, Earl S. Pacific Outpost: American Strategy in Guam & Micronesia (Stanford CA: Stanford, 1951).

Puyo, Ana Maria. The Acceptance of Americanization by the Chamorros & Carolinians of Saipan (St. Louis MO: St. Louis U., 1964).

Rogers, Robert F. Guam's Political Status: Military, Airline & Energy Aspects of Change (Mangilao: U. of Guam, 1980).

__________. Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam (Honolulu, 1995).

Rubinstein, Donald H. Cultural Traditions of Abortion in Guam & Micronesia (Agana: U. of Guam, 1990).

Sacks, Oliver. The Island of the Colorblind; and, Cycad Island (NY: Knopf, 1997).

Seidel, H. Saipan, the Main German Island (Mangilao: U. of Guam, 1981).

Souder-Jaffery, Laura Marie Torres. Daughters of the Island: Contemporary Chamorro Women Organizers of Guam (Lanham MD: University Press of America, 1992).

Stade, Ronald. Pacific Passages: World Culture & Local Politics in Guam (Stockholm: Stockholm U. Dept. of Social Anthropology, 1998).

Thompson, Laura. Guam & its People. With a Village Journal by Jesús C. Barcinas [1941] (3rd rev. ed.; Princeton, 1947).

__________. The Native Culture of the Marianas Islands (Honolulu: The Museum, 1945).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

Kerley, Barbara. Songs of Papa's Island (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Chamoru Dreams" [1996], dir. Eric Tydingco, 27m. From Pacific Islanders in Communications.

"Storytellers of the Pacific" [1996], by Pacific Islanders in Communications, 80m. From Vision Maker Video.

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