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Recollecting Early Asian America Essays in Cultural History

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ISBN-10: 1566399645

ISBN-13: 9781566399647

Edition: 2002

Authors: Josephine Lee, Imogene Lim, Yuko Matsukawa

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These essays ask readers to reconsider who represents Asian America and what constitutes its history. Inderdisciplinary in approach, they address the Asian American individuals and communities that have been omitted from 'official' histories.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 8/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Imogene Lim is University-College Professor of Anthroplogy at Malaspina University.

Yuko Matsukawa has taught American literature and women's studies at Rhode Island College, Tufts University, and the State University of New York at Brockport.

List of Tables and Illustrations
Pacific Entry, Pacific Century: Chinatowns and Chinese Canadian History
Chinese Camps and Chinatowns: Chinese Mining Settlements in the North American West
Artifacts of a Lost City: Arnold Genthe's Pictures of Old Chinatown and its Intertexts
The Komagata Maru: Memory and Mobilization Among the South Asian Diaspora in North America
Community Destroyed? Assessing the Impact of the Loss of Community on Japanese Americans During World War II
From Colonial Subject to Undesirable Alien: Filipino Migration, Exclusion, and Repatriation, 1920-1940
The Sojourner as Astronaut: Paul Siu in Global Perspective
Between Fact and Fiction: Literary Portraits of Chinese Americans in the 1905 Anti-American Boycott
From Exchange Visitor to Permanent Resident: Reconsidering Filipino Nurse Migration as a Post-1965 Phenomenon
China Latina
Exotic Explorations: Travels to Asia and the Pacific in Early Cinema
Representing the Oriental in Nineteenth-Century Trade Cards
Dissecting the "Devil Doctor": Stereotype and Sensationalism in Sax Rohmer's Fu Manchu
Footprints from the Past: Passing Racial Stereotypes in the Hardy Boys
Face-ing/De-Face-ing Racism: Physiognomy as Ethnic Marker in Early Eurasian/Amerasian Women's Texts
Yan Phou Lee on the Asian American Frontier
"A Different Mode of Speech": Yone Noguchi in Meiji America
Asian Americans in Progress: College Plays 1937-1955
The Americanization of Americans: The Phenomenon of Nisei Internment Camp Theater
Reclaiming Sui Sin Far
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