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Who created it? Okihiro, Gary Y., 1945-
What's it called? The Columbia guide to Asian American history / Gary Y. Okihiro.
Who published it? New York : Columbia University Press, 2001.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  973.0495 Oki  AVAILABLE
What's it like? xvii, 323 pages ; 24 cm.
Yea! More in this series! Columbia guides to American history and cultures
Columbia guides to American history and cultures.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references and index.
What's in it? pt. 1. Narrative overview -- 1. Narrative history -- 2. Periodization -- Standard periodization-- "Blacks" and "Asians" periodization -- South Asian periodization -- South Asian periodization -- Korean periodization -- Gender periodization -- pt. 2. Historical debates -- Introduction -- 1. Hawai'i's population before European contact -- The standard view -- A vast undercount -- Defending Schmitt -- The uncertainties of projections -- 2. Hawaiians and Captain James Cook -- Structural history -- The myth of Captain Cook -- "Natives" versus anthropologists -- 3. Migration -- Immigration -- Migrant labor -- 4. The anti-Chinese movement -- The California thesis -- Blaming the victim -- A national problem -- Race and class -- Exonerating labor -- 5. America's concentration camps -- Regional pressure groups -- The Army and government -- Exonerating De Witt -- The President -- Hawai'i -- pt. 3. Emerging themes -- Introduction -- 1. Space -- 2. women and gender -- Textbooks -- Methodology -- Theory -- History -- 3. The law -- 4. Japanese American resistance -- The conventional interpretation -- Resistance -- pt. 4. Chronology -- pt. 5. Historiography and resources -- 1. Historiography -- 2. Resources.
What's it about? Offering a rich and insightful road map of Asian American history as it has evolved over more than 200 years, this book marks the first systematic attempt to take stock of this field of study.
Helpful subjects! Asian Americans -- History.
Asian Americans. (OCoLC)fst00818620
It's a special thing! Reference works. (OCoLC)fst01919963
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Reference works.
Special numbers! 0231115105 (acid-free paper)
9780231115100 (acid-free paper)
0231115113 (pbk.)
9780231115117 (pbk.)
9780231115117
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