New History of Asian America
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Description: A New History of Asian America is an updated, synthetic, and interpretive history of Asians in the United States from the late 18th century to the present. The book illustrates for the undergraduate student the distinct aspects of the Asian American experience while presenting the narrative against the major trajectories and turning points of US history during the same period. The book covers themes such as imperialism, transnationalism, assimilation, race and citizenship, intra-Asian relations and construction of the category of "Asian American", as well as topics of specific concern to Asian-Americans within the flow of US history, including the construction of the railroad, the "Yellow Peril", and the internment of Japanese citizens during World War II. Using the newest research in the field, Shelley Lee has brought forward the story of the many strands of Asian American history to show that Asian citizens of the US are Americans too. A robust companion website will include pedagogical aids for students such as primary documents, a timeline, online resources and links, videos, and images.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $38.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 9/3/2013
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Orientalism before Asian America|
|The Asian Diaspora in the Pre-Exclusion Years|
|Making a Living: The Politics and Economics of Work before the 1930s|
|Social Intimacy and Asian American Communities before World War II|
|Racism and the Anti-Asian Movements|
|Response and Resistance|
|Americanization, Modernity, and the Second Generation through the 1930s|
|Asian Americans and the Crucible of World War II|
|Asian America in the Early Cold War Years|
|The Vietnam War, Southeast Asians, and the Transformation of Asian America|
|Politics and Activism in Asian America in the 1960s and 1970s|
|The Watershed of 1965 and the Remaking of Asian America|
|Reckonings: Asian America in the Late Twentieth Century|