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Japanese American celebration and conflict : a history of ethnic identity and festival, 1934-1990

Author: Lon Kurashige
Publisher: Berkeley, Cal. : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: American crossroads, 8.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do racial minorities in the United States assimilate to American values and institutions, or do they retain ethnic ties and cultures? In exploring the Japanese American experience, Lon Kurashige recasts this tangled debate by examining what assimilation and ethnic retention have meant to a particular community over a long period of time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kurashige, Lon, 1964-
Japanese American celebration and conflict.
Berkeley, Cal. : University of California Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001006510
(OCoLC)48376034
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lon Kurashige
ISBN: 9780520926479 0520926471 9780520227422 0520227425 9780520227439 0520227433 1597346896 9781597346894
OCLC Number: 50745525
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 274 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Illustrations; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Problem of Racial Rearticulation; One: Succeeding Immigrants: Ethnic Leadership and the Origins of Nisei Week; Two: Rise and Fall of Biculturalism: Consumption, Socialization, and Americanism; Three: War and the American Front: Collaboration, Protest, and Class in the Internment Crisis; Four: Defining Integration: The Return of Nisei Week and Remaking of Japanese American Identity; Five: The New Cosmopolitanism: From Heterodoxy to Orthodoxy.
Series Title: American crossroads, 8.
Responsibility: Lon Kurashige.

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