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Pre-Statehood publication
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Title: The Hawaiian Chain
Author: E. H. Bryan, Jr.
Description: Softcover (7x10), Bishop Museum Press, 1954. 71 pages. B/W photos, diagrams, map
Condition: Pocket inside back cover, minor mark and white out on title page,pages creased top corner about half of book, cover edge and corner, small area of insect damage to back cover along with tear/crease, spine straight and tight.
Summary: Author was the Curator of Bishop Museum at the time of issue.

CONTENTS: Types of islands Island areas How were the islands formed? Legend of Pele The coming of plants and animals Means of dispersal and nature's balance --Land bridges --Endemic animals --Endemic plants --Specialized flora and fauna --Natural barriers --Land snails and evolution --The upset of nature's balance --Plant hosts of insects --Foreign introductions --Sandalwood trade The Hawaiian People Cultural revolution --Overthrow of kapu Introduced diseases Discoveries along the Hawaiian chain The Leeward islands Hawaii from the air North side of Molokai West Maui Haleakala Kohala Hamakua and Mauna Kea What is a tsunami? Hilo region Puna Kilauea: Kau Desert - Green kau Kona Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea Return to Oahu --Kauai and Niihau The 'little end of Hawaii' Publications cited

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