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