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Oh Capitano!: Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents

Rudolph J. Vecoli, Francesco Durante, and Donna R. Gabaccia

Abstract

Italian adventurer and sea captain Celso Cesare Moreno traveled the world lying, scheming, and building an extensive patron/client network to establish his reputation as a middleman and person of significance. Through his machinations, Moreno became a critical player in the expansion of western trade and imperialism in Asia, the trafficking of migrant workers and children in the Atlantic, the conflicts of Americans and Native Hawaiians over the fate of Hawaii, and the imperial competitions of French, British, Italian, and American governments in an important era of imperial expansion during th ... More

Keywords: imperialism, Celso Cesare Moreno, western trade, Hawaii, Asia, imperial expansion, Italian elites, migrant workers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780823279869
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rudolph J. Vecoli, author

Francesco Durante, author
University of Suor Orsola Benincasa

Donna R. Gabaccia, editor
University of Toronto

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Chapter 1 The Traveler’s Spirit

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 2 The Treasures of Asia

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 3 The Challenge of the Pacific

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 4 The Little Italian Slaves

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 5 The Enchanter of Hawaii

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 6 Celso’s Vendetta

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 7 Electoral Intermezzo

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 8 The New Italian America

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 9 The Destiny of Hawaii

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

Chapter 10 The Sunset Road

Rudolph J. Vecoli, and Francesco Durante

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