Economic Citizens: A Narrative of Asian American Visibility

Economic Citizens: A Narrative of Asian American Visibility

By: Christine So (author)Paperback

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In narratives dominated by money, exchange is the route to Asian American visibility

About Author

Christine So is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University.


Introduction 1 1. The Promise of Exchange: Production, Circulation, and Consumption Within Chinatown Ethnographies 45 2. The Universality of Exchange: Japanese American Travel Narratives and the Emergence of the Global Citizen 88 3. The Embodiment of Exchange: Asian Mail-Order Brides, the Threat of Global Capitalism, and the Rescue of the U.S. Nation-State 122 4. The Logic of Exchange: Ordering the Chaos of Twentieth Century Chinese Women's History 156 Notes 193 Bibliography 199

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  • ISBN13: 9781592135851
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 190
  • ID: 9781592135851
  • ISBN10: 1592135854

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