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American Crossroads #8: Japanese American Celebration & Conflict: History of Ethnic
American Crossroads #8: Japanese American Celebration & Conflict: History of Ethnic
by Lon Kurashige
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List of Figures List of Tables Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: The Problem of Racial Rearticulation Part 1: Enclave 1. Succeeding Immigrants Ethnic Leadership and the Origins of Nisei Week 2. Rise and Fall of Biculturalism Consumption... (read more)

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Chinese America: The Untold Story of America's Oldest New Community
Chinese America: The Untold Story of America's Oldest New Community
by Peter Kwong
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From award-winning author Peter Kwong and Dušanka Mišcevic comes a definitive portrait of Chinese Americans, one of the oldest immigrant groups and fastest-growing communities in the United States. Beginning with stories of Chinese... (read more)

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Who Are We-And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?
Who Are We-And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?
by Gary Younge
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From those who insist that Barack Obama is Muslim to the European legislators who go to extraordinary lengths to ban items of clothing worn by a tiny percentage of their populations, Gary Younge shows, in this fascinating, witty, and provocative... (read more)

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Family Sentence: The Search for My Cuban-Revolutionary, Prison-Yard, Mythic-Hero, Deadbeat Dad
Family Sentence: The Search for My Cuban-Revolutionary, Prison-Yard, Mythic-Hero, Deadbeat Dad
by Jeanine Cornillot
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“Adds to the ever-growing jigsaw puzzle that is the Cuban-American experience . . . with verve and charm.”  —Oscar Hijuelos, author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love “¡Finalemente! As incisive as she is lyrical, funny... (read more)

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The Columbia Guide to Asian American History
The Columbia Guide to Asian American History
by Gary Okihiro
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Barrios and Borderlands: Cultures of Latinos and Latinas in the United States
Barrios and Borderlands: Cultures of Latinos and Latinas in the United States
by Denis Lynn Heyck
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This unique anthology highlights the diversity of Latino cultural expressions and points out the distinctive features of the three major Latino populations: Mexican, Puerto Rican and Cuban. It is organized around six central cultural issues: family... (read more)

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Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America After 9/11
Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America After 9/11
by Geneive Abdo
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Wop! : Documentary History of Anti-italian Discrimination (99 Edition)
Wop! : Documentary History of Anti-italian Discrimination (99 Edition)
by Salvatore J. Lagumina
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Nonfiction. Italian American Studies. Italians have been subject to some of the most blatant, brutal, and course forms of discrimination to affect any people. This volume investigates anti-Italian discrimination in the USA.... (read more)

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Postwar Immigrant America: A Social History (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
Postwar Immigrant America: A Social History (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
by Reed Ueda
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Reed Ueda, associate professor of history at Tufts University, has taught at Brandeis University and Harvard University. Ueda has received fellowship awards from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
by Oscar Zeta Acosta
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"Immensely readable...A Chicano Manchild in the Promised Land."-- Publishers Weekly "Acosta has entered counterculture folklore. This is the life story of a man whose pain is made real, whose roots are in question, and whose society seems... (read more)

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Seeing Color: Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Ethnic Minorities in Oregon
Seeing Color: Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Ethnic Minorities in Oregon
by Jun Xing
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This rich volume presents 13 chapters on various aspects of the experience of people of color in the state of Oregon. Some chapters are devoted to larger issues, such as demographics and the prison system, and others describe the experiences of... (read more)

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Wounds That Will Not Heal: Affirmative Action and Our Continuing Racial Divide
Wounds That Will Not Heal: Affirmative Action and Our Continuing Racial Divide
by Russell K Nieli
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Racial preference policies first came on the national scene as a response to black poverty and alienation in America as dramatically revealed in the destructive urban riots of the late 1960s. From the start, however, preference policies were... (read more)

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Reflections of a Culture Broker: A View from the Smithsonian
Reflections of a Culture Broker: A View from the Smithsonian
by Richard Kurin
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USWritten by the director of the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Studies, this book is not an "official" accounting of Smithsonian policies, activities, and decisions but a personal essay based on firsthand knowledge. Intending to present... (read more)

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Politics of Fieldwork (99 Edition)
Politics of Fieldwork (99 Edition)
by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi
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During World War II, over thirty American anthropologists participated in empirical and applied research on more than 110,000 Japanese Americans subjected to mass removal and incarceration by the federal government. While that experience has been widely... (read more)

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Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots
Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots
by Josephine M T Khu
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Josephine M. T. Khu is a Visiting Scholar at the Centre of Asian Studies at Hong Kong University.... (read more)

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Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers
Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers
by Marina Budhos
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East to America: Korean American Life Stories
East to America: Korean American Life Stories
by Elaine Kim
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In this collection of powerful, candid oral histories, a wide cross section of Korean Americans renders a portrait of a community grappling with racial tensions, class and gender differences, and differing notions of family and home.... (read more)

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The Second Generation: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans)
The Second Generation: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans: Ethnic Identity Among Asian Americans (Critical Perspectives on Asian Pacific Americans)
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Eight contributions from Min (sociology, Queens College, NY) and other Asian-American academics discuss identity issues for second generation ethnic Asians from Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, Indian, and Vietnamese descent. These empirical... (read more)

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Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas
Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas
by Silvia Spitta
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