Agents of Imperialism: Missionaries and Merchants in Early-Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

  title={Agents of Imperialism: Missionaries and Merchants in Early-Nineteenth-Century Hawaii},
  author={Jennifer Fish Kashay},
  journal={The New England Quarterly},
  • J. F. Kashay
  • Published 21 May 2007
  • History
  • The New England Quarterly
Although Western traders and American Calvinist missionaries in early-nineteenth-century Hawaii represented native Hawaiians in similar ways, they held different philosophies about the Sandwich Islands and their people. These differing imperialist agendas led to constant tension and clashes between the two Western groups, especially over commerce and access to native labor. 
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