Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture (Asian American History & Cultu)

Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture (Asian American History & Cultu)

By: Sucheng Chan (editor), Madeline Y. Hsu (editor)Paperback

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Offers multifaceted explorations of how Chinese Americans have shaped their ethnic culture and identities to claim recognition in America's multiracial, multicultural democratic state

Contents

Introduction. Chinese American Historiography: What Difference Has the Asian American Movement Made? / Sucheng Chan; 1. History as Law and Life: Tape v. Hurley and the Origins of the Chinese American Middle Class / Mae M. Ngai; 2. The Activism of Left-wing and Communist Chinese Immigrants, 1927-1933 / Josephine Fowler; 3. Filling the Rice Bowls of China: Staging Humanitarian Relief during the Sino-Japanese War / Karen J. Leong and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu; 4. From Pariah to Paragon: Shifting Images of Chinese Americans during World War II / K. Scott Wong; 5. From Chop Suey to Mandarin Cuisine: Fine Dining and the Refashioning of Chinese Ethnicity during the Cold War Era / Madeline Y. Hsu; 6. Searching for Roots in Contemporary China and Chinese America / Andrea Louie; 7. The "Spirit of Changle": Constructing a Chinese Regional Identity in New York / Xiaojian Zhao Contributors; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592137534
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781592137534
  • ISBN10: 1592137539

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