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Asian Americans in DixieRace and Migration in the South

Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Jigna Desai and Khyati Y. Joshi (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The migrations of Manilamen, Bengali Muslim peddlers, and Chinese merchants and coolies extend the history of Asian Americans in the South into the early nineteenth and twentieth century. Between ... More

ChinoAnti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

Chino: Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

Jason Oliver Chang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040863
eISBN:
9780252099359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040863.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the history of anti-Chinese politics in Mexican culture. It reveals the hidden influence that anti-Chinese racism, or antichinismo, has had on the formation of the revolutionary ... More

Contested TerrainReflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Sally L. Kitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038709
eISBN:
9780252096648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038709.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the crisis in contemporary Afghan women's lives by focusing on two remarkable Afghan professional women working on behalf of their Afghan sisters. The book's compelling narrative ... More

Fighting from a DistanceHow Filipino Exiles Helped Topple a Dictator

Fighting from a Distance: How Filipino Exiles Helped Topple a Dictator

Jose V. Fuentecilla

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037580
eISBN:
9780252095092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037580.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book describes how Filipino exiles and immigrants in the United States played a crucial role in the grassroots revolution that overthrew the fourteen-year dictatorship of former president ... More

Maithil Women's TalesStorytelling on the Nepal-India Border

Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border

Coralynn V. Davis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038426
eISBN:
9780252096303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038426.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Constrained by traditions restricting their movements and speech, the Maithil women of Nepal and India have long explored individual and collective life experiences by sharing stories with one ... More

Politicizing Creative EconomyActivism and a Hunger Called Theater

Politicizing Creative Economy: Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Dia Da Costa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040603
eISBN:
9780252099045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040603.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book rethinks the hegemonic and sentimental optimism around the arts and creative economy by politicizing a global discursive regime that effectively asks the poor to eat heritage. Critical ... More

Reinventing Chinese TraditionThe Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Ka-ming Wu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The final destination of the Long March and center of the Chinese Communist Party's red bases, Yan'an acquired mythical status during the Maoist era. Though the city's significance as an emblem of ... More

Undercover AsianMultiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Leilani Nishime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038075
eISBN:
9780252095344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038075.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This first book-length study of media images of multiracial Asian Americans, tracing the codes that alternatively enable and prevent audiences from recognizing the multiracial status of Asian ... More

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