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Between two empires : race, history, and transnationalism in Japanese America

Author: Eiichiro Azuma
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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"Before World War II, Japanese immigrants, or Issei, forged a unique transnational identity between their native land and the United States. Whether merchants, community leaders, or rural farmers, Japanese immigrants shared a collective racial identity as aliens ineligible for American citizenship, even as they worked to form communities in the American West. At the same time, Imperial Japan considered Issei and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eiichiro Azuma
ISBN: 0195159403 9780195159400 0195159411 9780195159417
OCLC Number: 55473586
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Theodore Saloutos Award of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Winner of the 2004-2005 Hiroshi Shumizu Award of the Japanese Association for American Studies.
Winner of Honourable Mention, Frederick Jackson Turner Award of the organization of American Historians Winner of the Theodore Saloutos Award of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Winner of the 2004-2005 Hiroshi Shumizu Award of the Japanese Association for American Studies.
Description: xiii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Immigrant transnationalism between two empires --
I: Multiple beginnings --
Mercantilists, colonialists, and laborers: heterogeneous origins of Japanese America --
II: Convergences and divergences --
Re-forming the immigrant masses: the transnational construction of a moral citizenry --
Zaibei doho: racial exclusion and the making of an American minority --
III: Pioneers and successors --
"Pioneers of Japanese development": history making and racial identity --
The problem of generation: preparing the nisei for the future --
Wages of immigrant internationalism: nisei in the ancestral land --
IV: Complexities of immigrant nationalism --
Helping Japan, helping ourselves: the meaning of issei patriotism --
Ethnic nationalism and racial struggle: interethnic relations in the California delta --
Wartime racisms, state nationalisms, and the collapse of immigrant transnationalism.
Responsibility: Eiichiro Azuma.
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