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Crowning the nice girl : gender, ethnicity, and culture in Hawaii's Cherry Blossom Festival /

Annotation After World War II, Japanese Americans in Hawai'i sought to carve a positive niche of public citizenship in the community. In 1953 members of the Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce and their wives created a beauty contest, the Cherry Blossom Festival (CBF) Queen Pageant, wh...

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Main Author: Yano, Christine Reiko.
Format: Online Book
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2006.
Online Access:Online version
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