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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...

link to catalog page, Gandhi Meets Primetime

Gandhi Meets Primetime

Globalization and Nationalism in Indian Television

Author: Shanti Kumar
Pub Date: January 2006

Charting the transformations of Indian popular culture through a politico-cultural analysis of its electronic media   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page ISHIZUKA, 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 BIRCHALL, 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...

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...

link to catalog page LO, Chinese Face/Off

Chinese Face/Off

The Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong

Author: Kwai-Cheung Lo
Pub Date: 2005

Analyzing pop culture as a reflection of complex identities forged against a global backdrop   learn more...

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...

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...

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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