The "Sea of Little Lands": Examining Micronesia's Place in "Our Sea of Islands"

  title={The "Sea of Little Lands": Examining Micronesia's Place in "Our Sea of Islands"},
  author={David L. Hanlon},
  journal={The Contemporary Pacific},
In the area formerly administered as the United States Trust Territory of the Pacifi c Islands, there began appearing during the mid-1970s t-shirts in assorted solid and primary colors with the following questions printed on them: "Where the hell is Yap?" "Where the hell is Ponape?" "Where the hell is Palau?" "Kusaie?" "Truk?" "Majuro?" Motivations and under- standings varied among wearers and beholders. For some, these t-shirts were asking the larger question, "Where the hell is Micronesia… Expand
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