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The Children of ChinatownGrowing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Wendy Rouse Jorae

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae
Subject:
History, Asian History

Revealing the untold stories of a pioneer generation of young Chinese Americans, this book places the children and families of early Chinatown in the middle of efforts to combat American policies of ... More

Death in LifeSurvivors of Hiroshima

Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima

Robert Jay Lifton

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807843444
eISBN:
9781469602363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882894_lifton
Subject:
History, Asian History

In Japan, “hibakusha” means “the people affected by the explosion”—specifically, the explosion of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima in 1945. In this study, the winner of the 1969 National Book Award in ... More

Deng Xiaoping's Long WarThe Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Xiaoming Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The surprise Chinese invasion of Vietnam in 1979 shocked the international community. The two communist nations had seemed firm political and cultural allies, but the twenty-nine-day border war ... More

Muslim, Trader, Nomad, SpyChina's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands

Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands

Sulmaan Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621104
eISBN:
9781469623252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621104.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1959, the Dalai Lama fled Lhasa, leaving the People's Republic of China with a crisis on its Tibetan frontier. This book tells the story of the PRC's response to that crisis and, in doing so, ... More

Nation Building in South KoreaKoreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Gregg A. Brazinsky

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines American nation building in South Korea during the Cold War. Marshaling a vast array of new American and Korean sources, it explains why South Korea was one of the few postcolonial ... More

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