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Nisei/Sansei : shifting Japanese American identities and politics

Author: Jere Takahashi
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1997.
Series: Asian American history and culture.
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In Nisei/Sansei: Shifting Japanese American Identities and Politics, Jere Takahashi challenges studies that describe the Japanese American community's essentially linear process toward assimilation into U.S. society. As he develops a complex and nuanced account of Japanese American life, he shows that a diversity of opinion and debate about effective political strategy characterized each generation of Japanese  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jere Takahashi
ISBN: 156639550X 9781566395502 156639659X 9781566396592
OCLC Number: 37180842
Description: xii, 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Issei Legacy: From Entry to Exclusion --
Ch. 2. Grant Avenue Blues: Pre-World War II Nisei Socioeconomic Position --
Ch. 3. "Lower the Anchor": Formation of Nisei Perspectives --
Ch. 4. "Constructive Cooperation": Submersion of Ethnicity and Rising Significance of Americanization --
Ch. 5. "Making Do": Reentry to American Life --
Ch. 6. More Than "Conservative": Postwar Political Styles --
Ch. 7. "Divided by Color": Changing Racial Context --
Ch. 8. "From Our Own Point of View": Coming to Terms with the 1960s.
Series Title: Asian American history and culture.
Responsibility: Jere Takahashi.
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