Remapping Asian American History (Critical Perspectives On Asian Pacific Americans)

Author: Sucheng Chan, Allan W. Austin, Xiaolan Bao, Shehong C
Publisher: Altamira Press
Keywords: asian, pacific, america, perspectives, history, american, remapping, critical
Pages: 304
Published: 2003-10-22
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0759104808     ISBN-13: 9780759104808
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 37.95 USD
Remapping Asian American History exemplifies the emerging trends in the writing of Asian American history, and fills substantive gaps in our knowledge about particular Asian ethnic groups. Edited by noted scholar Sucheng Chan, the essays in this volume uses new frameworks such as transnationalism, the political contexts of international migrations, and a multipolar approach to the study of contemporary U.S. race relations. These concerns, often ignored in earlier studies that focused on social and economic aspects of Asian American communities, challenge some long-held assumptions about Asian American communities and point to new directions in Asian American historiography. Historians, students, and teachers of anthropology, Asian and Asian American Studies, race and ethnic studies, U.S. immigration history, and American Studies will find this collection invaluable.


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