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About the author:
William DeWitt Alexander

Alexander was born in Honolulu April 2, 1833. His father was missionary William Patterson Alexander and mother Mary Ann (McKinney) Alexander. He graduated from Punahou School in 1849 and Yale in 1858. He returned to Hawaii and joined the faculty of Punahou School as a professor of Greek and history. He became the fourth president of Punahou (then called Oahu College) in the summer of 1864. On November 6, 1874 he was appointed to the Board of education of the Kingdom of Hawaii, and then in 1896 Commissioner of Public Instruction under the Republic of Hawaii. He is most known for his "A Brief History of the Hawaiian People," an extensive history used by the educational system of the Kingdom and later the Republic.

A Brief History Of The Hawaiian People

Authored by William DeWitt Alexander

An enlightening and very detailed history of the native Hawaiian people from pre1800's to 1899 inclusive of the development and character of the Kingdom of Hawaii from the 1700's through the changeover from kingdom to republic to annexation by the USA (late 1800's). This book was originally published by the order of the Board of Education of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1891 with a chapter added on in 1899 covering the changes from the Kingdom of Hawaii to the Republic of Hawaii.

This edition has been produced using restored flowing text from an original and is NOT a "Scan Copy."

Publication Date:
1537010530 / 9781537010533
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.5" x 8.5"
Black and White
Related Categories:
History / United States / 19th Century

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