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Honor killing : how the infamous "Massie Affair" transformed Hawai'i / David E. Stannard.

By: Stannard, David E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Viking, 2005Description: ix, 466 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0670033995 (alk. paper); 9780670033997 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Fortescue, Grace, 1883-1979 -- Trials, litigation, etc | Massie, Thomas H. -- Trials, litigation, etc | Massie, Thalia, 1911-1963 | Trials (Murder) -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century | Trials (Rape) -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century | Kahahawai, Joseph, 1909-1932 | Lynching -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century | Hawaii -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century | Hawaii -- History -- 1900-1959Additional physical formats: Online version:: Honor killing.DDC classification: 364.1523
Contents:
Nothing but Trouble -- Paradise of the Pacific -- Something Awful Has Happened -- Thalia's Story -- Hell's Half Acre -- Arrest -- Rush to Judgment -- Making News -- Alibis and Accusations -- Taking Sides -- Grace and Tommie -- On Trial -- For the Defense -- "Lust-Sodden Beasts" -- "The Shame of Honolulu" -- A Death in the Islands -- Penthouse for a Prison -- Tears of Heaven -- Grand Jury -- Attorney for the Damned -- A Copper Miner's Son -- Territory of Hawaii v. Fortescue et al. -- Dementia Americana -- "Everybody Knows I Love You!" -- Where Is Kahahawai? -- The Unwritten Law -- Case Closed -- Prelude to Revolution.
Summary: Recounts the 1930s case of a wife of a naval officer in Honolulu who accused six islanders of gang rape and how her mother, infuriated by the case's subsequent hung jury, arranged for the murder of one of the suspects.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 453-460) and index.

Recounts the 1930s case of a wife of a naval officer in Honolulu who accused six islanders of gang rape and how her mother, infuriated by the case's subsequent hung jury, arranged for the murder of one of the suspects.

Nothing but Trouble -- Paradise of the Pacific -- Something Awful Has Happened -- Thalia's Story -- Hell's Half Acre -- Arrest -- Rush to Judgment -- Making News -- Alibis and Accusations -- Taking Sides -- Grace and Tommie -- On Trial -- For the Defense -- "Lust-Sodden Beasts" -- "The Shame of Honolulu" -- A Death in the Islands -- Penthouse for a Prison -- Tears of Heaven -- Grand Jury -- Attorney for the Damned -- A Copper Miner's Son -- Territory of Hawaii v. Fortescue et al. -- Dementia Americana -- "Everybody Knows I Love You!" -- Where Is Kahahawai? -- The Unwritten Law -- Case Closed -- Prelude to Revolution.

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