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Chamorro Legends on the Island of Guam
by Mavis Warner Van Peenen and John A. Peterson


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Van Peenen's little book is one of the few records of Chamorro oral tradition and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed from centuries of cultural submergence, and clearly bears the marks of cultural domination.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Van Peenen's little book is one of the few records of Chamorro oral tradition and is therefore an invaluable source for cultural memory as well as the study of how Chamorro identity changed from centuries of cultural submergence, and clearly bears the marks of cultural domination. . . . Despite her politically incorrect diversions, Van Peenen has done a great service for Chamorro culture and identity. --from the Introduction by John A. Peterson

Text in English and Spanish


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780980033120
  • ISBN-10: 0980033128
  • Publisher: Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Resea
  • Publish Date: December 2008
  • Page Count: 164
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.92 pounds

Series: Marc Publications Series #4

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