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Asian Americans in Dixie Race and Migration in the South

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ISBN-10: 0252079388

ISBN-13: 9780252079382

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jigna Desai, Khyati Y. Joshi

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Extending the understanding of race and ethnicity in the South beyond the prism of black-white relations, this interdisciplinary collection explores the growth, impact, and significance of rapidly growing Asian American populations in the American South. Avoiding the usual focus on the East and West Coasts, several essays attend to the nuanced ways in which Asian Americans negotiate the dominant black and white racial binary, while others provoke readers to reconsider the supposed cultural isolation of the region, reintroducing the South within a historical web of global networks across the Caribbean, Pacific, and Atlantic. Contributors are Vivek Bald, Leslie Bow, Amy Brandzel, Daniel…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 10/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

"Honeysuckle, Georgia"
Introduction: Discrepancies in Dixie: Asian Americans and the South
Disrupting Race and Place
Selling the East in the American South: Bengali Muslim Peddlers in New Orleans and Beyond, 1880-1920
Racial Interstitiality and the Anxieties of the "Partly Colored": Representations of Asians under Jim Crow
Racism without Recognition: Toward a Model of Asian American Racialization
Community Formation and Profiles
Segregation, Exclusion, and the Chinese Communities in Georgia, 1880s-1940
Moving out of the Margins and into the Mainstream: The Demographics of Asian Americans in the New South
Natives of a Ghost Country: The Vietnamese in Houston and Their Construction of a Postwar Community
Standing Up and Speaking Out: Hindu Americans and Christian Normativity in Metro Atlanta
Performing Race, Region, and Nation
Southern Eruptions in Asian American Narratives
"A Tennessean in an Unlikely Package": The Stand-Up Comedy of Henry Cho
"Like We Lost Our Citizenship": Vietnamese Americans, African Americans, and Hurricane Katrina