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American Memorial Park Visitor Center and WWII Exhibit Hall, National Park Service (review)

American Memorial Park Visitor Center and WWII Exhibit Hall, National Park Service (review) 476 the contemporary pacific • 18:2 (2006) And in a cardinal error for a Univer- the 10,000-square-foot visitor center, sity of Hawai‘i Press publication, the the first things they notice are large ‘okina (glottal stop) in Hawai‘i is portraits of the opposing leaders reversed on the title-page and back- during World War II in the Pacific, cover inscriptions, and throughout US President Franklin D Roosevelt chapter four, Polynesia. and Japanese Emperor Hirohito, flanking opposite sides of the exhibit donald h rubinstein portal. Situated between these two University of Guam world powers are the indigenous peo- ples of the Marianas, looking peaceful *** and calm in a panel entitled “Clouds American Memorial Park Visitor of War in the Marianas.” This posi- Center and WWII Exhibit Hall, tioning illustrates how the residents National Park Service. Garapan, of the Marianas would soon find Saipan, Commonwealth of the themselves— caught between two Northern Marianas. Opened warring nations. Memorial Day 2005. Throughout the exhibit, the spatial positioning of images and maps subtly < http://www.npswapa.org /gallery/ reminds visitors that the people and AMME-Museum> islands of the Marianas were caught On 18 August 1978 the United States between the crossfire of the United Congress authorized and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

American Memorial Park Visitor Center and WWII Exhibit Hall, National Park Service (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 18 (2) – Jul 27, 2006

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Copyright © 2006 University of Hawai'i Press.
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Abstract

476 the contemporary pacific • 18:2 (2006) And in a cardinal error for a Univer- the 10,000-square-foot visitor center, sity of Hawai‘i Press publication, the the first things they notice are large ‘okina (glottal stop) in Hawai‘i is portraits of the opposing leaders reversed on the title-page and back- during World War II in the Pacific, cover inscriptions, and throughout US President Franklin D Roosevelt chapter four, Polynesia. and Japanese Emperor Hirohito, flanking opposite sides of the exhibit donald h rubinstein portal. Situated between these two University of Guam world powers are the indigenous peo- ples of the Marianas, looking peaceful *** and calm in a panel entitled “Clouds American Memorial Park Visitor of War in the Marianas.” This posi- Center and WWII Exhibit Hall, tioning illustrates how the residents National Park Service. Garapan, of the Marianas would soon find Saipan, Commonwealth of the themselves— caught between two Northern Marianas. Opened warring nations. Memorial Day 2005. Throughout the exhibit, the spatial positioning of images and maps subtly < http://www.npswapa.org /gallery/ reminds visitors that the people and AMME-Museum> islands of the Marianas were caught On 18 August 1978 the United States between the crossfire of the United Congress authorized and

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 27, 2006

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