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Cold War orientalism : Asia in the middlebrow imagination, 1945-1961

Author: Christina Klein
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.
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This study reads the postwar period as one of international economic and political integration - a distinct chapter in the process of US-led globalization. It shows how US policy makers and intellectuals, created a global culture of integration that represented the growth of US power in Asia.
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Klein, Christina, 1963-
Cold War orientalism.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002013310
(OCoLC)50554805
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Klein
ISBN: 9780520936256 0520936256 0585467900 9780585467900 1597345482 9781597345484 9780520224698 0520224698 9780520232303 0520232305 1283422573 9781283422574
OCLC Number: 52996369
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 316 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Sentimental education : creating a global imaginary of integration --
Reader's digest, Saturday review, and the middlebrow aesthetic of commitment --
How to be an American abroad : James Michener's The voice of Asia, and postwar mass tourism --
Family ties as political obligation : Oscar Hammerstein II, South Pacific, and the discourse of adoption --
Musicals and modernization : The king and I --
Asians in America : Flower drum song and Hawaii.
Responsibility: Christina Klein.
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