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CONTENTS PART I: CHAMORRO PREHISTORY Introduction UNIT 1: The Quest for a Home and Identity Section A Clues to the Puzzle Clues from Ancestral Remains Clues from Language Clues from Tools and Pottery Clues from Plants Putting the Clues Together Section B Looking for a Home Section C The Pacific Section D The Navigators Section E Settlements UNIT 2: The Life of the Ancient Chamorros Section A Economics and Society Section B Home and Family Section C The Manmaga'lahi and Manmaga'haga Section D The Guma' Uritao Section E Marriage and Home Section F Beliefs Section G Magic and Medicine PART II: CONTACT WITH THE EUROPEANS Introduction UNIT 1: Contact with the Europeans Section A A Tale about How it might have Happened Section B The Search for Wealth and Power Section C Conversion, Conquest and Colonization Section D The Religion of the Chamorros UNIT 2: Bringing Christianity to the Chamorros Section A Padre San Vitores and the Chamorros Section B Trouble Over Differences Section C Chamorro Leaders Who Rebelled Section D Guam in the 18th and 19th Centuries Section E The Continuing Role of Chamorro Women English Glossary Chamorro Glossary
Written for students of Guam on Guam's political development as perceived by the Chamorro people.
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