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Pacific America : histories of transoceanic crossings

Author: Lon Kurashige
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
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In recent times, the Asia-Pacific region has far surpassed Europe in terms of reciprocal trade with the United States, and since the 1980s immigrants from Asia entering the United States have exceeded their counterparts from Europe, reversing a longstanding historical trend and making Asian Americans the country's fastest growing racial group. What does transpacific history look like if the arc of the story is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pacific America.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017004009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lon Kurashige
ISBN: 9780824855772 0824855779 9780824855796 0824855795
OCLC Number: 1001287894
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A very long early modern? : Asia and its oceans, 1000-1850 / John E. Wills, Jr. --
Transatlantic and transpacific connections in early American history / Kariann Akemi Yokota --
The Pacific Ocean as highway to gold mountain : the Hong Kong connection, 1850-1900 / Elizabeth Sinn --
Pop Gingle's Cold War / Peter E. Hamilton --
Chinese and American collaborations through educational exchange during the era of exclusion, 1872-1955 / Madeline Y. Hsu --
Japanese reinvention of self through Hawaiʻi's Japanese Americans / Yujin Yaguchi --
Fighting the postwar in Little Saigon / Phuong Nguyen --
Transpacific accommodation and the defense of Asian immigrants / Lon Kurashige --
Kilsoo Haan, American intelligence, and the anticipated Japanese invasion of California, 1931-1943 / Brian Hayashi --
Transpacific adoption : the Korean War, US missionaries, and Cold War liberalism / Susie Woo --
Inter-imperial relations, the Pacific, and Asian American history / Augusto Espiritu --
Japanese immigrant settler colonialism and the construction of a US national security regime against the transborder "yellow peril" / Eiichiro Azuma --
How the Portuguese became white : the racial politics of pre-annexation Hawaiʻi / Christen T. Sasaki --
Who closed the sea? : archipelagoes of amnesia between the United States and Japan / Greg Dvorak --
Japanese commemorations of World War II in the Mariana Islands / Keith L. Camacho.
Responsibility: edited by Lon Kurashige.


What does transpacific history look like if the arc of the story is extended to the present? The essays in this volume offer answers to this question, challenging current assumptions about  Read more...


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