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Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
by Frank Wu
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In the tradition of W. E. B. Du Bois, Cornel West, and other public intellectuals who confronted the "color line" of the twentieth century, journalist, law professor, and activist Frank H. Wu offers a unique perspective on how changing ideas of racial... (read more)

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Us, Hawai'i-Born Japanese: Storied Identities of Japanese American Elderly from a Sugar Plantation Community
Us, Hawai'i-Born Japanese: Storied Identities of Japanese American Elderly from a Sugar Plantation Community
by Gaku Kinoshita
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This is a book about the collective identities of Japanese American elderly in a former sugar plantation community in the rural town of Puna, Hawai'i. Investigating their plantation stories in which they remember, evaluate, and represent their past lives... (read more)

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Fault Lines (Cross-Cultural Memoir)
Fault Lines (Cross-Cultural Memoir)
by Meena Alexander
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Passionate, fierce, and lyrical, Meena Alexander’s memoir traces her evolution as a postcolonial writer from a privileged childhood in India to a turbulent adolescence in the Sudan and then to England and New York City. In this tenth-anniversary... (read more)

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Monitored Peril: Asian Americans and the Politics of TV Representation
Monitored Peril: Asian Americans and the Politics of TV Representation
by Darrell Y Hamamoto
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A meticulous work of history, cultural criticism, and political analysis, Monitored Peril illuminates the unstable relationship between the practices of commercial television programs, liberal democratic values, and white supremacist ideology. The book... (read more)

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Asian American Elders in Twenty-first.. (09 Edition)
Asian American Elders in Twenty-first.. (09 Edition)
by Mui
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Asian Americans make up a diverse ethnic group in the Unites States and are among the fastest growing population of adults sixty-five years and older. Most Asian Americans are either first-generation immigrants who grew up in the United States or... (read more)

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Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans
Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans
by Jean Pfaelzer
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"Driven Out is the most comprehensive history of the period, written with a keen eye for the horrifying, heartbreaking, and often uplifting and triumphant details."—Lisa See, author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan... (read more)

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Paper Daughter: A Memoir
Paper Daughter: A Memoir
by M Elaine Mar
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Chicken Bones and Mother's Milk My memory begins with the taste of chicken blood. Coaxed from the two-bone middle section of the wing, the crack of bone splintering between my teeth, the clotted marrow heavy on my tongue -- the memory of sweetness began... (read more)

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Displacements and Diasporas: Asians in the Americas
Displacements and Diasporas: Asians in the Americas
by Wanni W Anderson
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Asians have settled in every country in the Western Hemisphere; some are recent arrivals, other descendents of immigrants who arrived centuries ago. Bringing together essays by thirteen scholars from the humanities and social sciences, Displacements and... (read more)

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Asian Americans (Twayne's Immigrant Heritage of America)
Asian Americans (Twayne's Immigrant Heritage of America)
by Sucheng Chan
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This series presents concise histories of individual ethnic groups and their impact on American life and culture. With comprehensive examinations of the immigrant experience, it serves as a resource for both young students and experienced researchers... (read more)

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China Under Hu Jintao: Opportunities, Dangers, and Dilemmas (05 Edition)
China Under Hu Jintao: Opportunities, Dangers, and Dilemmas (05 Edition)
by Tun-jen Cheng
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The fourth generation of leaders of the People's Republic of China, while benefiting from the prestige of China's entry into the World Trade Organization and the honor of hosting the 2008 Olympic Games, also needs to contemplate the sobering side-effects... (read more)

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The Unquiet Nisei: An Oral History of the Life of Sue Kunitomi Embrey (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)
The Unquiet Nisei: An Oral History of the Life of Sue Kunitomi Embrey (Palgrave Studies in Oral History)
by Diana Meyers Bahr
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An oral-history-based biography of a seminal Asian-American activist. The book traces Embrey's life from her youth in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles, to her harrowing experiences in the Japanese internment camps, to her many decades of... (read more)

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In the Absence of Sun: A Korean American Woman's Promise to Reunite Three Lost Generations of Herfamily
In the Absence of Sun: A Korean American Woman's Promise to Reunite Three Lost Generations of Herfamily
by Helie Lee
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A breathtaking true story of a rescue mission undertaken by a young woman and her family in one of the most repressive countries in the world. Helie Lee often had heard her grandmother speak of an uncle, lost decades ago when he was a child during the... (read more)

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Warrior Lessons: An Asian American Woman's Journey Into Power
Warrior Lessons: An Asian American Woman's Journey Into Power
by Phoebe Eng
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Call it either a curse or a blessing. I was born in the Chinese year of the Tiger -- a year, it is said, that yields girls who grow up to be trouble. Welcome to the world of the modern Asian American woman, where the willingness to cause "trouble" -- to... (read more)

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Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama (Critical American Studies)
Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama (Critical American Studies)
by Diane C. Fujino
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The first biography of this courageous and inspiring champion of freedom and equality.... (read more)

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Wuhu Diary: On Taking My Adopted Daughter Back to Her Hometown in China
Wuhu Diary: On Taking My Adopted Daughter Back to Her Hometown in China
by Emily Prager
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In 1994 an American writer named Emily Prager met her new daughter LuLu. All she knew about her was that the baby had been born in Wuhu, a city in southern China, and left near a police station in her first three days of life. Her birth mother had left a... (read more)

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Century of the Tiger: One Hundred Years of Korean Culture in America
Century of the Tiger: One Hundred Years of Korean Culture in America
by Jenny Ryun Foster
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Gathers work by some of the best and most eloquent Korean authors in Korea and America to tell the dramatic story of Korean culture in America over the last century.... (read more)

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Asian American Studies Now: A Critical Reader
Asian American Studies Now: A Critical Reader
by Jean Yu-wen Shen Wu
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Asian American Studies Now truly represents the enormous changes occurring in Asian American communities and the world, changes that require a reconsideration of how the interdisciplinary field of Asian American studies is defined and taught. This... (read more)

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Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South (Asian American Experience)
Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South (Asian American Experience)
by Khyati Y. (edt) Joshi
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Extending the understanding of race and ethnicity in the South beyond the prism of black-white relations, this interdisciplinary collection explores the growth, impact, and significance of rapidly growing Asian American populations in the American South.... (read more)

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The Force of Domesticity: Filipina Migrants and Globalization (Nation of Newcomers)
The Force of Domesticity: Filipina Migrants and Globalization (Nation of Newcomers)
by Rhacel Salazar Parrenas
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Taking as her subjects migrant Filipina domestic workers in Rome and Los Angeles, transnational migrant families in the Philippines, and Filipina migrant entertainers in Tokyo, Parreñas documents the social, cultural, and political pressures that... (read more)

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New Worlds, New Lives : Globalization and People of Japanese Descent in the Americas and From Latin America in Japan (02 Edition)
New Worlds, New Lives : Globalization and People of Japanese Descent in the Americas and From Latin America in Japan (02 Edition)
by Lane Hirabayashi
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“This extremely important book marks a definite‘breakthrough in making a comparative analysis of a single nationality group and its descendants in several new countries. No other book encompasses such a broad, yet very detailed, perspective... (read more)

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