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The Asian American Experience


Acquiring Editor: Dawn Durante
Series Editors: Eiichiro Azuma, Jigna Desai, Martin Manalansan IV, Lisa Sun-Hee Park, and David K. Yoo

Established in 1992, this interdisciplinary series publishes scholarship of high quality in history, religion, anthropology, sociology, political science, gender studies, visual culture, and other humanities and social science disciplines. Books published in the series include monographs, edited collections, and biographies.

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link to catalog page, Chinese American Transnational Politics Author: Him Mark Lai
Pub Date: May 2010

Essential essays from the master historian of Chinese political history   learn more...

link to catalog page, Issei Buddhism in the Americas Author: Edited by Duncan Ryûken Williams and Tomoe Moriya
Pub Date: April 2010

A wide-ranging exploration of Asian immigrant religion   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hmong America

Hmong America

Reconstructing Community in Diaspora

Author: Chia Youyee Vang
Pub Date: January 2010

An unprecedented inside view of the Hmong experience in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, Camp Harmony

Camp Harmony

Seattle's Japanese Americans and the Puyallup Assembly Center

Author: Louis Fiset
Pub Date: December 2009

A detailed portrait of one assembly center for Japanese American internees   learn more...

link to catalog page, Religion and Spirituality in Korean America Author: Edited by David K. Yoo and Ruth H. Chung
Pub Date: March 2008

An introductory analysis of Korean American religious practices and community   learn more...

link to catalog page, From Concentration Camp to Campus

From Concentration Camp to Campus

Japanese American Students and World War II

Author: Allan W. Austin
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2007

Exploring racism and multiculturalism in WWII-era Japanese American student resettlement   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Reclaiming the Japanese American Incarceration

Author: Karen L. Ishizuka
Pub Date: October 2006

Recovering--and recovering from--a dark chapter in American history   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, Onoto Watanna

Onoto Watanna

The Story of Winnifred Eaton

Author: Diana Birchall
Pub Date: 2006

The fascinating biography of an almost fictional best-selling novelist, journalist, and scriptwriter, who succeeded in overcoming the barriers of race and gender.   learn more...

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