The Pacific Islands between the Global Wars

White Shadows in the South Seas

While the major powers pushed to increase their influence in the Pacific, Americans began to think of Tahiti as a playground of ecentrics and the artistic heirs to Gauguin. 

 

 

 

Archives:

James Norman Hall Papers, 1906-1954 at Grinnell College

Charles Bernard Nordhoff Papers, 1880-1950 at Huntington Library

Media of the Day:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edBNF8Op_Pk

 

 

 

The Pacific Islands between the Global Wars