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Asian American Studies - 00 edition

Asian American Studies (ISBN10: 0813527260; ISBN13: 9780813527260)
ISBN13: 978-0813527260
ISBN10: 0813527260

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ISBN13: 978-0813527253
ISBN10: 0813527252

Summary: This anthology is the perfect introduction to Asian American studies, as it defines the field across disciplines and illuminates the centrality of the experience of Americans of South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Filipino ancestry to the study of American culture, history, politics, and society.The reader is organized into two parts: "The Documented Past" and "Social Issues and Literature." Within these broad divisions, the subjects cov
ered include Chinatown stories, nativist reactions, exclusionism, citizenship, immigration, community growth, Asian American ethnicities, racial discourse and the Civil Rights movement, transnationalism, gender, refugees, anti-Asian American violence, legal battles, class polarization, and many more. Among the contributors are such noted scholars as Gary Okihiro, Michael Omi, Yen Le Espiritu, Lisa Lowe, and Ronald Takaki; writers such as Sui Sin Far, Bienvenido Santos, Sigrid Nunuz, and R. Zamora Linmark, as well as emerging scholars in the field.
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Summary: This anthology is the perfect introduction to Asian American studies, as it defines the field across disciplines and illuminates the centrality of the experience of Americans of South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Filipino ancestry to the study of American culture, history, politics, and society.The reader is organized into two parts: "The Documented Past" and "Social Issues and Literature." Within these broad divisions, the subjects covered include Chinatown stories, nativist reactions, exclusionism, citizenship, immigration, community growth, Asian American ethnicities, racial discourse and the Civil Rights movement, transnationalism, gender, refugees, anti-Asian American violence, legal battles, class polarization, and many more. Among the contributors are such noted scholars as Gary Okihiro, Michael Omi, Yen Le Espiritu, Lisa Lowe, and Ronald Takaki; writers such as Sui Sin Far, Bienvenido Santos, Sigrid Nunuz, and R. Zamora Linmark, as well as emerging scholars in the field. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
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Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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