The Oxford Handbook of Asian American History by David K. YooThe Oxford Handbook of Asian American History by David K. Yoo

The Oxford Handbook of Asian American History

EditorDavid K. Yoo, Eiichiro Azuma

Hardcover | February 15, 2016

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After emerging from the tumult of social movements of the 1960s and 1970s, the field of Asian American studies has enjoyed rapid and extraordinary growth. Nonetheless, many aspects of Asian American history still remain open to debate. The Oxford Handbook of Asian American History offers thefirst comprehensive commentary on the state of the field, simultaneously assessing where Asian American studies came from and what the future holds. In this volume, thirty leading scholars offer original essays on a wide range of topics. The chapters trace Asian American history from the beginning of the migration flows toward the Pacific Islands and the American continent to Japanese American incarceration and Asian American participation inWorld War II, from the experience of exclusion, violence, and racism to the social and political activism of the late twentieth century. The authors explore many of the key aspects of the Asian American experience, including politics, economy, intellectual life, the arts, education, religion, labor,gender, family, urban development, and legal history.The Oxford Handbook of Asian American History demonstrates how the roots of Asian American history are linked to visions of a nation marked by justice and equity and to a deep effort to participate in a global project aimed at liberation. The contributors to this volume attest to the ongoingimportance of these ideals, showing how the mass politics, creative expressions, and the imagination that emerged during the 1960s are still relevant today. It is an unprecedentedly detailed portrait of Asian Americans and how they have helped change the face of the United States.
David K. Yoo is Professor of Asian American Studies and Director of the Asian American Studies Center at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has written and edited several books, including Contentious Spirits: Religion in Korean American History, 1903-1945 and Growing Up Nisei: Race, Generation, and Culture Among Japanese Ame...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of Asian American HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:544 pages, 9.88 × 7.09 × 1.89 inPublished:February 15, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsContributorsDavid K. Yoo and Eiichiro Azuma: IntroductionPart I. Migration Flows1. Keith L. Camacho: Filipinos, Pacific Islanders, and the American Empire2. Jason Oliver Chang: Towards A Hemispheric Asian American History3. Sunaina Maira: South Asian America: Histories, Cultures, Politics4. John P. Rosa: Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in Hawai'i: People, Place, Culture5. Chia Youyee Vang: Southeast Asian Americans6. K. Scott Wong: East Asian Immigrants7. Henry Yu: Asian Canadian HistoryPart II. Time Passages8. Eiichiro Azuma: Internment and World War II History9. Kornel S. Chang: Reconsidering Asian Exclusion in the United States10. Madeline Y. Hsu: Cold War11. Daryl Joji Maeda: Asian American MovementPart III. Variations on Themes12. Catherine Ceniza Choy: A History of Asian International Adoption in the United States13. Moon-Ho Jung: Confronting the Racial State of Violence: How Asian American History Can Reorient the Study of Race14. Lon Kurashige: Theory and History15. Simeon Man: Empire and War in Asian American History16. Amy Sueyoshi: Queer Asian American Historiography17. Xiaojian Zhao: The Study of Asian American FamiliesPart IV. Engaging Historical Fields18. Sucheng Chan: Asian American Economic and Labor History19. Gordon H. Chang: Asian Americans, Politics, and History20. Augusto Espiritu: Asian American Intellectual History21. Helen Jin Kim, Timothy Tseng, and David K. Yoo: Asian American Religious History22. Scott Kurashige: Race, Space, and Place in Asian American Urban History23. Erika Lee: From Asia to the United States, Around the World, and Back Again: New Directions in Asian American Immigration History24. Franklin Odo: Public History and Asian Americans25. Greg Robinson: Asian American Legal History26. Eileen H. Tamura: Asian American Education History27. Adrienne Ann Winans and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu: Not Adding and Stirring: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History and the Transformation of Asian AmericaIndex