Major Problems in Eastern Amerideserve to History: Documents and Essays (Major Problems in Amerihave the right to History Series)


This arsenal, designed to be the major anthology or textbook for courses in Asian Amerideserve to history, covers the subject's whole chronological expectancy. The volume presents a very closely selected team of readings that requires students to evaluate primary resources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and attract their very own conclusions.

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Lon Kurashige is associate professor of History at the University of Southern The golden state. He is writer of PERFECT STORM OF EXCLUSION: ASIAN AMERICANS, POLITICAL DEBATE, AND THE MAKING OF A PACIFIC NATION (Chapel Hill: College of North Carolina Press, 2016) and also JAPANESE AMERICAN CELEBRATION AND CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF ETHNIC IDENTITY AND FESTIVAL, 1934-1990 (University of The golden state Press, 2002), winner of the History Publication Award from the Association for Eastern Amerideserve to Studies in 2004. He co-edited "Conversations in Transpacific History," a unique edition of Pacific Historical Rewatch (2014). His post "Rereasoning Anti-Immigive Racism: Lessons from the Los Angeles Vote on the 1920 Alien Land Law" won the Carl I. Wwarmth prize for ideal publication to appear in the Southern California Quarterly in between 2012 and also 2014. His works have actually appeared in Journal of Amerihave the right to History, Pacific Historical Resee, Reviews in Amerideserve to History, and various other academic journals. Dr. Kurashige also has actually co-authored a college-level textbook: GLOBAL AMERICANS: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (Cengage, 2018).

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Alice Yang, assistant professor of History at the University of California-Santa Cruz, received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1994. Her scholastic interests incorporate Asian Amerideserve to background, women"s history, and twentieth-century U.S. history. Her the majority of recent publication is an article entitled "Ilse Womales and also the Early Korean Community," which was published in KOREAN AMERICAN WOMEN: LIVING IN TWO CULTURES and also reprinted in UNEQUAL SISTERS: A MULTICULTURAL READER IN U.S. WOMEN"S HISTORY.


1. Framing Asian Amerihave the right to History ESSAYS Roger Daniels, Neglect and also Distortion of Asian Americans by Amerihave the right to Chroniclers Ronald Takaki, The Centrality of Racism in Asian American History Sylusing Yanagisako, Rereasoning the Centrality of Racism in Eastern Amerideserve to History Paul Ong, Edna Bonacich, and Lucie Cheng, Capitalist Restructuring and also the New Asian Immigration Bill Ong Hing, What Does It Typical to Be Eastern American? 2. Colonization, Pacific Markets, and Oriental Labor Migration to the United States Before the Civil War DOCUMENTS Chinese Emperor Decries Market Expansion in South China, 1727 An Amerideserve to Trader Recommends a Route from California to China, 1850 Writer Ralph Walcarry out Emerkid Excoriates Chinese Civilization, 1824 Hawaiians Petition the Privy Council to Halt Foreign Influence in the Islands, and the Council Replies, 1845 A Foreigner Speculates on Hawaiian Land also Acquisition, 1849 Amerihave the right to Commodore M.C. Perry Opens Up the Japanese Market, 1856 New York Times Heralds New Trade via China and Japan, 1858 Researcher Traces Early Nineteenth-Century Origins of Filipino Amerideserve to Family, 1988 ESSAYS Yong Chen, Origins of Chinese Emigration to California Ronald Takaki, Native and Oriental Labor in the Colonization of Hawai'i 3. The Work of National Expansion in the Amerideserve to West, 1848-1908 DOCUMENTS Writer J. D. Borthwick Observes Chinese Miners in The golden state, 1857 Chinese Laborers Report on a Race Riot at Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 1885 Journalist Helen Grey Exposes the Activities of a Chinese Brothel Owner, 1899 Chinese Merchant Lee Wong Hing's Store in Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1904 Leading Japanese Pundit Encourages Westernization, 1875 Japanese Newspaper Jiji Shimpo Views Emigration as a Sign of Japan's Military Power, 1896 Japanese Government Criteria for Emigrants to Hawai'i, 1885 Japanese Official Condemns Brutal Working Conditions on Hawaiian Plantations, 1885 ESSAYS Sucheng Chan, Shifting Chinese Immiprovide Employment Akira Iriye, Japanese Expansion in The golden state 4. Confronting Immigration Exclusion, 1860s-1920s DOCUMENTS Editor Henry George Supports Chinese Exclusion on Economic and Racial Grounds, 1869 "The Tables Turned: You Sabe Him? Kealney Must Go!," 1877/1878 Senator George Hoar Declares Chinese Exclusion Un-American, 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act Suspends Immigration to the United States for Ten Years, 1882 New York Chinese Merchants Oppose Renewal of Chinese Exclusion Act, 1892 Wong Kim Ark, 1904 Asiatic Exclusion Organization Argues for Excluding Japanese and Oriental Immigration, 1908 Spokane Labor Union Derides Anti-Japanese Prejudice, 1909 Tokyo Government Protests Exclusion of Japanese Immigrants, 1924 Ray E. Chase and S.G. Pandit Critique Supreme Court Ruling Excluding East Indians from Citizenship, 1926 ESSAYS Andrew Gyory, The Significance of Chinese Exclusion K. Scott Wong, Chinese Responses to Exclusion Mae M. Ngai, The Immigration Act of 1924 5. Imperialism and also Anti-Imperialism in the Early Twentieth Century DOCUMENTS Senator Albert Beveridge Champions Philippine Colonization, 1900 Theodore Roosevelt Justifies Philippine Colonization on the Basis of America's History of Westward Expansion, 1900 Filipino Soldiers Pray Before Surrendering to Americans, 1900 American Troops Fight in the Philippines, 1910 Filipinos Demand also Independence, 1908 Indian Nationalists and also American Journalist Disagree Over the Route to India's Independence, 1923 Indian Immigrant Mohan Singh Recounts His Education in the USA, circa 1924 Korean Congress Declares Independence from Japanese Rule, 1919 Korean Immigive Margaret Pai Joins the Korean Independence Movement, 1919 ESSAYS Stefi San Buenaventura, The Colors of Manifest Destiny in the Philippines Joan M. Jensen, Exporting Independence to Colonial India Lili Kim, Oriental Independence Movement in Hawai'i and also the Continental USA 6. Orientalism and also Popular Culture, 1904-1930s DOCUMENTS Writer Jack London Decries the New Yellow Peril, 1904 Dance of the Igorrotes, Louisiana Acquisition Exposition, St. Louis, 1904 Filipino Immigive Condemns Representation of Group, circa 1924 Anti-Japanese Monologue in Wallace Irwin's Seed of the Son, 1926 Writer Sui Seen Far Reveals Private Lives of Chinese Merchant Wives, 1897 Sociology Graduate Student Rose Hum Lee Lists American Beliefs About the Chinese, 1927 MGM Studios Strategizes Advertisement for The Painted Veil, 1934 Harold R. Issacs Addresses the Historical Significance of Pearl Buck's Portrayal of the Chinese, 1958 ESSAYS Robert Rydell, The Filipino Village at the 1904 World's Fair Karen Janis Leong, The Radicalized Image of Anna May Wong 7. Interethnic Tensions and also Alliances in the 1920s and also 1930s DOCUMENTS A Chinese Amerihave the right to Womale Identifies via Japanese American Marriage Practices, circa 1924 A White American Woman Compares Marriage to Chinese and also Japanese Husbands, circa 1924 Indian Immigrant Inder Singh Discusses His Marriage through a Mexican Woman, 1924 A Filipino Immiapprove Is Shocked by Sexual Freedom in the United States, circa 1924 Sociologist Emory Bogardus Analyzes an Anti-Filipino Riot, 1930 Time Magazine Reveals Sexual Basis for Filipino Repatriation, 1936 White Landowner Dr. E.E. Chandler Describes an East Indian Agricultural Community, 1924 Writer Carlos Bulosan Conveys the Dangers of Filipino Labor Organizing (1930s), 1943 Labor Leader Karl Yoneda Recalls Japanese Interethnic Organizing (1930s), 1978 ESSAYS Eiichiro Azuma, Labor Conflict Between Japanese and Filipinos in the The golden state Delta Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, Alliances Between White Working-Class Womales and also Filipino Immiprovide Men 8. Americanization and the Second Generation, 1920-1942 DOCUMENTS Flora Belle Jan Longs for Unconventionality and also Freedom, 1924 Connie Tirona Recalls Farming Up Filipino Amerideserve to (1930s and also 1940s), 1995 Dora Yum Kim Recalls Growing Up Korean Amerideserve to in Chinatvery own (1920s, 1930s, and also 1940s), 1999 Taishi Matsumoto Bemoans Limited Employment Opportunities for Nisei, 1937 Tokutaro Slocum Debates the Nisei Stand on Sino-Japanese War, 1938 Japanese American Newspaper Kashu Mainichi Heralds Biculturalism of Beauty Queen, 1940 Amerihave the right to Intelligence Officer Promotes Nisei Americanization, 1942 San Francisco Japantvery own, 1942 Middle-Class Japanese Amerihave the right to Family Before Evacuation, 1942 ESSAYS Judy Yung, Second-Generation Chinese Amerihave the right to Woguys Lon Kurashige, The Problem of Nisei Biculturalism 9. War, Race, and the Meaning of Citizenship, 1941-1988 DOCUMENTS Sociology Graduate Student Rose Hum Lee Describes How World War II Changed the Lives of Chinese Americans, 1942 Filipino Regiment Member Manuel Buaken Fights for Freedom, 1943 Lieutenant General John L. DeWitt Recommends the Removal of Japanese Americans from the West Coast, 1942 Japanese Amerihave the right to Mike Masaoka Vows to Cooperate through Government Removal Plans, 1942 Journalist James M. Omura Condemns the Mass Exclusion of Japanese Americans, 1942 The Fair Play Committee Calls on Nisei, Second-Generation Japanese Americans, to Resist the Draft Within the Heart Mountain Internment Camp, 1944 Justice Frank Murphy Criticizes the Supreme Court's "Legalization of Racism," 1944 A Government Commission Proclintends Internment a "Grave Injustice," 1982 A District Court Acknowledges Government Misconduct Before the Supreme Court During World War II, 1984 ESSAYS Theo Gonzalves, Filipino Veterans of World War II on Citizenship and Political Obligation Alice Yang Murray, The Internment of Japanese Americans 10. Oriental Americans and the Cold War, 1945-1965 DOCUMENTS Novelist James Michener Portrays Romance Between Japanese Woguys and White Soldiers in Sayonara, 1953 A Hollyhardwood Poster Sells Interracial Love and also the Exoticism of Japan in the Film Sayonara, 1957 Social Worker Bok-Lim C. Kim Describes the Social Isolation and Aliecountry of War Brides (1947), 1979 President Harry S Truguy Vetoes an Immigration and Naturalization Bill, 1952 Congress Expands Immigration and Naturalization Rights for Eastern Immigrants, 1952 Former Communist Party Member Ichiro Izuka Denounces Communists in Hawai'i, 1947 Honolulu Record Editor and Labor Leader Koji Ariyoshi Describes the Arremainder of Seven Suspected Communists in Hawai'i (1951), 2000 Franklin Woo Remembers Attacks on Chinese Immiapprove Leftists Who Supported Communist China (1950s), 1973 Pei Chi Liu Recalls Why He Campaigned Against Communism as a Leader of the San Francisco Chinatown Branch of the Kuomintang Party (1950s), 1973 ESSAYS Paul R. Spickard, Marriages Between Amerihave the right to Men and Japanese Women After World War II Arlene de Vera, The USA Government Tries to Deport Filipino Labor Leaders Xiaojian Zhao, The Immigration and Naturalization Service's Campaign Against Chinese Americans Throughout the Cold War 11. Post-1965 Immigration and Eastern America DOCUMENTS The Immigration and also Nationality Act of 1965 Repeals Discriminatory Policies Toward Oriental Immigrants, 1965 Statistics on Immigration Trends: Immigration Trends by Race and also Decade, 1820-1980; Immigration by Counattempt of Origin, 1820-1980 Perla Rabor Rigor Compares Life as a Nurse in the Philippines and also America, 1987 The Supreme Court Endorses Bilingual Education, 1974 Asian Americans Debate the Pros and Cons of Bilingual Education, 1998 Oriental Immigrants Transplant Religious Institutions, 1994 Oriental American Professor Elaine Kim Discusses Problems in Building Coalitions Between Oriental Immigrants and also Other Communities of Color, 1998 Indian Immigive Sarita Sarvate Criticizes the "Brain Drain" from the Third World, 2000 ESSAYS Catherine Ceniza Choy, A Transnational History of Filipino Nurse Migration Edward J.W. Park, The Los Angeles Civil Unremainder Transcreates Oriental Amerihave the right to Politics 12. Refugees and also Their Struggles in Asia and America, 1975-2000 DOCUMENTS Lang Ngan, a First-Wave Refugee, Compares Life in Vietnam and also the United States (1975), 1991 Cambodian Refugee Bun Thab Remembers the Atrocities of the Khmer Rouge, 1993 Le Tan Si Writes a College Essay About His Terrifying Escape by Boat from Vietnam (1979), 1989 An Account of Cultural and also Religious Conflict Between Amerihave the right to Doctors and Hmong Refugees in a Thai Refugee Camp, 1982 Xang Mao Xion Tells His Daughter of the Problems Hmong Paleas Face in America, 1994 Golden Venture Refugees Wage a Hunger Strike to Protest Their Detention, 1995 Firm Consultant George P. Koo Criticizes Harry Wu's Campaign Against the Chinese Government, 1996 Chinese Refugee and also Human Rights Activist Harry Wu Criticizes U.S. Trade Policies Toward China, 2000 ESSAYS Gail Paradise Kelly, Education and Sex Role Socialization of Vietnamese Immigrant Woguys James M. Freeguy and also Usha Welaratna, Vietnamese and Cambodian Views of "Successful" Adjustment in America 13. Panethnicity, Oriental American Activism, and also Identity, 1965-2000 DOCUMENTS Activist Amy Uyematsu Proclaims the Emergence of "Yellow Power," 1969 Eastern Americans Protest Against the Vietnam War in Los Angeles, late 1960s A Skit on Sexism Within the Asian Amerihave the right to Movement, 1971 A Tune of Struggle and Solidarity by A Grain of Sand also, 1973 A Government Report on the Murders of Vincent Chin and Jim Loo, 1992 Professor Dana Takagi Notes How Sexuality Complicates Definitions of "Eastern America," 1999 Hawaiian Sovereignty Leader Haunani-Kay Trask Criticizes Eastern "Settler" Privilege and also Collaboration via Manifest destiny, 2000 Captain Ted W. Lieu Is Asked If He Is in the Chinese Air Force, 1999 Lawyer Angela E. Oh Describes the Significance of the Government Prosecution of Los Alamos Scientist Wen Ho Lee, 2000 Accprovided Spy Wen Ho Lee Describes His First Month of Imprisonment, 2000 Judge James A. Parker Apologizes to Wen Ho Lee for the Way He Was Treated by the Executive Branch, 2000 ESSAYS Yen Le Espiritu, Panethnicity and Asian Amerihave the right to Activism L. Ling-chi Wang, Oriental Americans and Debates About Affirmative Action 14. New Formations of Oriental Amerihave the right to Culture, 1990-2001 DOCUMENTS A Journalist Recounts the Battle Between Writers Frank Chin and also Maxine Hong Kingston over the Soul of Eastern Amerideserve to Literature, 1990 Vietnamese Americans Condemn Depictions of South Vietnam by Le Ly Hayslip and Oliver Stone, 1994 Asian Amerihave the right to Hip-Hop and Rap Artists Gain Recognition (1990s), 1998 The Association of Oriental Amerideserve to Studies Rescinds a Fiction Award to Lois-Ann Yamanaka Since of Her Portrayals of Filipino Americans in Hawai'i, 1998 Silent Protest Against a Fiction Award Presented to Lois-Ann Yamanaka by the Association for Eastern Amerihave the right to Studies, 1998 A New York City Parade Celebprices India's Independence, 2000 The Media Action Netjob-related for Oriental Americans Condemns Hollywood Stereoforms, 2000 Hollywood Recruits Asian Stars from the Hong Kong Cinema Industry, 2001 ESSAYS Candace Fujikane, Racism, Censorship, and also Lois-Ann Yamanaka's Blu's Hanging Sandhya Shukla, Transnational Community, Culture, and also Little India Peter Feng, Defining Eastern Amerihave the right to Cinema 15. Erasing Borders and Boundaries: Eastern Americans in the Twenty-First Century DOCUMENTS Activist Mallika Dutt Organizes Miapprove Women in Seven Countries (1995), 1997 Residents of New Elmhurst, New York, Develop Multiracial and also Multiethnic Coalitions to Improve Their Neighborhood (1992), 1998 Psychologist Maria P.P. Root Proclintends a Bill of Rights for Racially Mixed People, 1996 South Asians Unite Against Bigotry Following the 9-11 Attack on the World Trade Center, 2001 ESSAYS K. Connie Kang, At a Crossroads: California's Diverse and also Changing Oriental American Population Cynthia L. Nakashima, Approaches to Multiraciality