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The World Factbook: Background: :: Spain ceded Guam to the US in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941, it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installation on the island is one of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific. :: ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: Guam (i/ˈɡwɑːm/ or /ˈɡwɒm/; Chamorro: Guåhån) is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government.[4][5] Guam is listed as one of seventeen Non-Self-Governing Territories by the Special Committee on Decolonization of the United Nations.[6] The island's capital is Hagåtña (formerly named Agana). Guam is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands. The Chamorros,...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

Expertise (alphabetical order)

Petra AUTIO
Research Fellow, PhD (alumna) in Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Helsinki, Finland

Keywords: Social Organization, Egalitarianism, Dance, Cultural Heritage, Custom, Cosmology, Kinship, Narratives, Social Differentiation, Language Ideology

Greg DVORAK
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law at Hitotsubashi University, Japan

Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Self-Determination, World War II, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Studies, Critical History, Commemoration, Gender, Sexuality

Sylvia FRAIN
PhD Student, The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand

Keywords: Nonviolent Resistance, Critical Military Studies, Feminist Security Studies, Visualization and Representation, Social Media Activism, Indigenous Inquiry

Rebecca HOFMANN
, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at LMU Munich, Germany

Keywords: Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Cosmology, Diasporas, Disaster, Environment, Land Tenure, Migration, Natural Hazards, Social-ecological System

Verena KECK
Lecturer, Institute of Anthropology, at Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Health, Migration, Personhood, Religion, Social Change, Age and Aging, Identity

David MANZANO
PhD Student, Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos, Seville at Spanish National High Research Council (CSIC), Spain

Keywords: International Relationships, History

Anaïs MAURER
PhD Student, Department of French and Romance Philology & Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, United States

Keywords: Colonial Politic, Postcolonial Literatures, Nuclear Issues, Nationalism, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Literatures, Decolonisation, Ecology, Ethnicity, Feminism

Patrick NUNN
Professor, Sustainability Research Centre at University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Keywords: Climate Change, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Human Ecology, Indigenous Knowledge, Kava, Landscape, Myth, Religion And The Environment, Sustainable Development

Donald RUBINSTEIN
Professor, Micronesian Area Research Center at University of Guam, Guam

Stephanie WALDA-MANDEL
, Oceania Department at Linden-Museum Stuttgart, State Museum of Ethnology, Germany

Keywords: Museums, Material Culture, Cutural Change, Diasporas, Identity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Migration, Globalization


Pictures


Not specified Torres Strait Island men performing at the 8th Festival of Pacif... [NatLib NZ]

Pryor, Geoff, 1944- 1980 "It may be a cogent example of our new commitment to in... [NLA]

Arago, J. (Jacques), 1790-1855 [Paris : s.n., 1927] Iles Mariannes, rade d'Humat... [NLA]

Arago, J. (Jacques), 1790-1855 [Paris : s.n., 1927] Guham, danses executees a Ag... [NLA]

Taunay, Adrien, 1803-1828 [Paris : s.n., 1927] Maniere de voyager par terre a Gu... [NLA]


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Maps


Geological Survey (U.S.) Denver, Colorado U.S. Geological Survey 2000 Mariana Is... [NLA]

United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency Bethesda, Md. : National Imag... [NLA]

Geological Survey (U.S.). National Mapping Division Reston, Va. : Denver, Colo. ... [NLA]

United States. Central Intelligence Agency [Washington, D.C. : Central Intellige... [NLA]

Geological Survey (U.S.) Reston, Va. : the Survey, 1975 Mariana Islands [cartogr... [NLA]


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Books

Wakako Higuchi. 2013. The Japanese administration of Guam, 1941-1944 : a study of occupation and int... [WorldCat]
Guam. State Data Center,; Guam. Bureau of Statistics and Plans,; United States. Bureau of the Census... [WorldCat]
Roger Mansell; Linda Goetz Holmes. 2012. Captured : the forgotten men of GuamAnnapolis, Md. : Naval ... [WorldCat]

Archives

Kurashina, Hiroyasu.. nd. Archaeological survey of Area A at Orote Peninsula and Area B at Naval Mag ... [Bishop]
Proceedings of the Second Pacific Science Inter-Congress. nd. Recorded on May 23, 1973, at the Unive ... [Bishop]
Proceedings of the Second Pacific Science Inter-Congress. nd. Recorded on May 23, 1973, at the Unive ... [Bishop]

Video/Visual

nd. 2010. IVéme festival des arts du Pacifique Sud, 1985 [videorecording].[London] : ... [NatLib NZ]

Audio

There are Recordings at Paradisec

Max & Alex (Musical group). nd. Marijuana yan dinamita[Guam? : s.n., 198-]. ... [WorldCat]

Official Websites

  • Official portal for the Island of Guam...
  • US Department of the Interior - Office of ...
  • Bureau of Statistics and Plans...

    Research Centres

  • Center for Island Sustainability (CIS) - U...
  • Marine Laboratory - University of Guam...
  • Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) - ...

    Libraries and Archives

  • Guam Law Library...
  • University of Guam Library...

    Museum Collections

  • American Museum of Natural History...
  • Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum...
  • British Museum...

    Health and Health Research

  • Department of Public Health & Social Servi...
  • School of Nursing and Health Sciences - Un...
  • World Bank HealthStats...

    Languages

    List of languages
  • More on Glottolog
  • More on Ethnologue
  • Recordings at Paradisec

    Administrative Areas

    Agana Heights (Municipality)
    Agat (Municipality)
    Asan (Municipality)
    Barrigada (Municipality)
    Chalan-Pago-Ordot (Municipality)
    Dededo (Municipality)
    Hagatna (Municipality)
    Inarajan (Municipality)
    Mangilao (Municipality)
    Merizo (Municipality)
    Mongmong-Toto-Maite (Municipality)
    Piti (Municipality)
    Santa Rita (Municipality)
    Sinajana (Municipality)
    Talofofo (Municipality)
    Tamuning (Municipality)
    Umatac (Municipality)
    Yigo (Municipality)
    Yona (Municipality)

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