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The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker (Vintage)
The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker (Vintage)
by Eric Liu
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What is race for? That bracing question animates every page of The Accidental Asian, a powerful work from one of the nation's leading young voices. In these personal and poignant reflections on assimilation, Eric Liu articulates a vision of American... (read more)

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Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People
Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People
by Helen Zia
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This groundbreaking book traces the transformation of Asian Americans from a few small, disconnected, and largely invisible ethnic groups into a self-identified racial group that is influencing every aspect of American society. It explores the events... (read more)

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From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption (Difference Incorporated)
From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption (Difference Incorporated)
by Soojin Pate
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Since the 1950s, more than 100,000 Korean children have been adopted by predominantly white Americans; they were orphans of the Korean War, or so the story went. But begin the story earlier, as SooJin Pate does, and what has long been viewed as... (read more)

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Yellow Power, Yellow Soul: The Radical Art of Fred Ho (Asian American Experience)
Yellow Power, Yellow Soul: The Radical Art of Fred Ho (Asian American Experience)
by Roger N. Buckley And Tamara Roberts.
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This dynamic collection explores the life, work, and persona of saxophonist Fred Ho, an unabashedly revolutionary artist whose illuminating and daring work redefines the relationship between art and politics. Scholars, artists, and friends give their... (read more)

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Yellow Peril!: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear
Yellow Peril!: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear
by John Kuo Wei (edt) Tchen
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The "yellow peril" is one of the most long-standing and pervasive racist ideas in Western culture—indeed, this book traces its history to the Enlightenment era. Yet while Fu Manchu evokes a fading historical memory, yellow peril ideology... (read more)

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Lucky Girl
Lucky Girl
by Mei Ling Hopgood
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Mei-Ling Hopgood was an all-American girl. She grew up in the Midwest, studied journalism at the University of Missouri, and became a reporter for a Michigan newspaper. Adopted when she was a baby, she was never really curious about her Asian roots. Then... (read more)

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Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey
Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey
by G B Tran
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A superb new graphic memoir in which an inspired artist/storyteller reveals the road that brought his family to where they are today: Vietnamerica   GB Tran is a young Vietnamese American artist who grew up distant from (and largely indifferent to... (read more)

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Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture (Asian American Experience)
Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture (Asian American Experience)
by Leilani Nishime
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In this first book-length study of media images of multiracial Asian Americans, Leilani Nishime traces the codes that alternatively enable and prevent audiences from recognizing the multiracial status of Asian Americans. Nishime's perceptive readings of... (read more)

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Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon
Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon
by Marie Rose Wong
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Around the turn of the twentieth century, and for decades thereafter, Oregon had the second largest Chinese population in the United States. In terms of geographical coverage, Portland's two Chinatowns (one an urban area of brick commercial structures... (read more)

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Surviving Twice: Amerasian Children of the Vietnam War
Surviving Twice: Amerasian Children of the Vietnam War
by Trin Yarborough
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Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam... (read more)

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Asian American Issues (Contemporary American Ethnic Issues)
Asian American Issues (Contemporary American Ethnic Issues)
by Mary Yu Danico
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Students will become informed on and debate 8 major issues discussed in Asian American communities today.... (read more)

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Be(com)Ing Korean in the United States: Exploring Ethnic Identity Formation Through Cultural Practices
Be(com)Ing Korean in the United States: Exploring Ethnic Identity Formation Through Cultural Practices
by S. Sonya Gwak
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Koreans have been immigrating to the United States via Hawaii for over a hundred years, although the greatest influx to the mainland began after 1965, making Koreans one of the most recent ethnic groups in the United States. The intimate socio-political... (read more)

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Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War (Critical American Studies)
Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War (Critical American Studies)
by Jodi Kim
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Ends of Empire examines Asian American cultural production and its challenge to the dominant understanding of American imperialism, Cold War dynamics, and race and gender formation. Jodi Kim demonstrates the degree to which Asian American literature... (read more)

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Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series in Western Histor #11: Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century
Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series in Western Histor #11: Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century
by Louis Fiset
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Thirteen academics and independent scholars from the U.S. and Canada contribute 14 chapters exploring the history of the people of Japanese descent in the Pacific Northwest. The essays explore varied modes of Nikkei resistance and agency while... (read more)

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Yellow : Race in America Beyond Black and White (02 Edition)
Yellow : Race in America Beyond Black and White (02 Edition)
by Frank H. Wu
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Writing in the tradition of W. E. B. Du Bois, Cornel West, and others who confronted the "color line" of the twentieth century, journalist, scholar, and activist Frank H. Wu offers a unique perspective on how changing ideas of racial identity will affect... (read more)

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Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans Series #14: Elder Voices
Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans Series #14: Elder Voices
by Daniel F. Detzner
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Forty life histories of Southeast Asian elders are gathered in this volume. Collectively they reveal insider personal perspectives on new immigrant family adaptation to American life at the end of the 20th century.... (read more)

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Asian American Women & Men
Asian American Women & Men
by Yen Le Espiritu
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What is the Asian American experience? What role does gender play within that experience? How do race and economics factor in? Asian American Women and Men answers these questions and examines how Asian American culture is shaped by a variety of forces... (read more)

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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (Landmarks of the American Mosaic)
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (Landmarks of the American Mosaic)
by John Soennichsen
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The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was a historic act of legislation that demonstrated how the federal government of the United States once openly condoned racial discrimination. Once the Exclusion Act passed, the door was opened to further limitation of... (read more)

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Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans Series #14: Elder Voices
Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans Series #14: Elder Voices
by Daniel F. -. Detzner
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Forty life histories of Southeast Asian elders are gathered in this volume. Collectively they reveal insider personal perspectives on new immigrant family adaptation to American life at the end of the 20th century.... (read more)

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Asian American Religions (04 Edition)
Asian American Religions (04 Edition)
by Carnes
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Many rivers run through Nancy Schoenberger's third collection of poems, Long Like a River. From the Clark Fork ("its full house of trout the dream of a summer noon"), to the Mississippi ("long as its Indian name"), to the Amazon and Napo Rivers, these... (read more)

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