Strategies of Erasure: U.S. Colonialism and Native Hawaiian Feminism

  title={Strategies of Erasure: U.S. Colonialism and Native Hawaiian Feminism},
  author={Lisa Kahaleole Chang Hall},
  journal={American Quarterly},
  pages={273 - 280}
  • L. Hall
  • Published 13 June 2008
  • History
  • American Quarterly
Within the many sites of teaching and learning I have inhabited, I have been consistently struck by the phenomenon of separate spheres that distorts our understanding of the relationships between race, imperialism, and indigeneity that have so profoundly shaped the development of the U.S. nation-state. American Indian history remained invisible to my best mentors in African American studies; scholars of empire and colonialism gave short shrift to the importance of the history, development, and… 
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