Samurai Among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life (Critical American Studies Series) (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Samurai Among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life (Critical American Studies Series)

Author: Diane Carol Fujino
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The first biography of Asian American activist and Black Panther Party member Richard Aoki

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Samurai Among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life (Critical American Studies Series)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Carol Fujino
OCLC Number: 940739922
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ContentsAbbreviationsIntroduction: Demystifying the Japanese Radical Cat1. "My Happy Childhood That I Don't Remember"Disrupting the Deviant-Noble Binary2. "Protecting the Japanese"The Ungrieved Trauma of Internment3. "Learning to Do the West Oakland Dip"Masculinity, Race, and Citizenship in Postwar Oakland4. "I Was a Man by the Standards of the 'Hood"Military Misadventures and Cold War Masculinity5. "My Identification Went with the Aspirations of the Masses"The Old Left, Third World Radicalism, and Vietnam6. "The Greatest Political Opportunity of My Life"Joining the Black Panther Party 7. "Support All Oppressed Peoples"Founding the Asian American Political Alliance8. "Learning to Fly on the Way Down"The TWLF Strike and the Duality of Education9. "A Community-Oriented Academic Unit"The Birth of Asian American Studies10. "An Advocate for the Students"The Counselor, Instructor, and Administrator11. "At Least I Was There"A Rebirth in Activism for Freedom, Justice, and EqualityEpilogue: Reflecting on a Movement IconAcknowledgmentsNotesBibliographyIndex

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