Pineapple Culture: A History of the Tropical and Temperate Zones

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""Pineapple Culture" is an imaginative reframing of world history with Hawaii and its best known tropical product at its center. By turns philosophical and historical, it interrogates the tropes and tropical hermeneutics, as well as the structures and practices of empire."--Edmund Burke III, coeditor of "Genealogies of Orientalism: History, Theory, Politics" "By excavating the career of the pineapple as tropical desire and trophy of empire, Okihiro masterfully situates Hawaii within discussions of imperial commerce, ...

Pineapple Culture: A History of the Tropical and Temperate Zones 2009, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520255135

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Pineapple Culture: A History of the Tropical and Temperate Zones 2009, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520265905

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