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Asian American Studies



link to catalog page AARIM-HERIOT, Chinese Immigrants, African Americans, and Racial Anxiety in the United States, 1848-82 Author: Najia Aarim-Heriot
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2006

Comparisons of the treatment of the Chinese and African-Americans in the U.S. in the 19th century   learn more...
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link to catalog page BAO, Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92

Author: Xiaolan Bao
Pub Date: 2006

Bao looks at the dramatic 1982 strike of 20,000 Chinese-American garment workers (most of them women) and explores the profound transformation of family culture that enabled this uncharacteristic militancy and organized protest.   learn more...
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link to catalog page, White Slave Crusades

White Slave Crusades

Race, Gender, and Anti-vice Activism, 1887-1917

Author: Brian Donovan
Pub Date: December 2006

Forced prostitution, moralism, and the narratives of prejudice   learn more...
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link to catalog page CHAN, In Defense of Asian American Studies

In Defense of Asian American Studies

The Politics of Teaching and Program Building

Author: Sucheng Chan
Pub Date: July 2005

Insights from the vanguard of academic program building   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Japanese American Midwives

Japanese American Midwives

Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950

Author: Susan L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2005

The separate but unequal politics of health affecting American minority women   learn more...
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link to catalog page CHANG, Asian American Poetry

Asian American Poetry

The Next Generation

Author: Edited by Victoria M. Chang
Pub Date: June 2004

The work of a second generation of Asian American poets who are taking the best of the prior generation, but also breaking conventional patterns   learn more...
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link to catalog page MASTERSON, The Japanese in Latin America Author: Daniel M. Masterson with Sayaka Funada-Classen
Pub Date: December 2004

This book chronicles the experience of the first Japanese immigrants and their descendents in Latin America during the past century particularly emphasizing their struggle to adapt to their new homelands while retaining strong ties to their cultural heritage.   learn more...
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link to catalog page PEFFER, If They Don't Bring Their Women Here

If They Don't Bring Their Women Here

Chinese Female Immigration before Exclusion

Author: George Anthony Peffer
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page SAITO, Race and Politics

Race and Politics

Asian Americans, Latinos, and Whites in a Los Angeles Suburb

Author: Leland T. Saito
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page SUI SIN FAR, Mrs. Spring Fragrance and Other Writings Author: Sui Sin Far
Pub Date: 1995

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