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Moving out of the Margins and into the Mainstream: The Demographics of Asian Americans in the New South

Arthur Sakamoto, ChangHwan Kim, and Isao Takei

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the beginning of a new stage of Asian American history that is characterized by improved socioeconomic opportunities and a move away from the Asian American strongholds of ... More


To Make Historical Their Own Stories: Adoptee Narratives as Asian American History

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the role of adoptees in the history of Asian international adoption in the United States. Focusing on the socio-historical as well as aesthetic contributions by Asian American ... More


Inter-Imperial Relations, the Pacific, and Asian American History

Augusto Espiritu

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Despite the turn toward diasporic, transnational, global, and comparative perspectives, this chapter argues that historians of Asian America have largely neglected and need to reflect upon ... More


Coda

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter contemplates the present state of Afro-Asian relations and begins by thinking about the connections that exist between the past and the present in which African Americans and ... More


Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Amy Sueyoshi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041785
eISBN:
9780252050268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the late 1890s, “wide open” San Francisco, considered also a model city for race relations, appeared to be a place where men and women could configure their intimate lives in expansive and ... More


Elusive Pirates, Pervasive Smugglers: Violence and Clandestine Trade in the Greater China Seas

Robert J. Antony

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028115
eISBN:
9789882206915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Piracy and smuggling are as great a problem today as they were several hundreds of years ago. The studies in this book describe and analyze piracy and smuggling in the Greater China Seas region from ... More


A Peculiar Obsession: The Chinese and Japanese Problem in the “International City”

Amy Sueyoshi

in Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041785
eISBN:
9780252050268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041785.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter details how Japan in the 1890s was largely a mystery to Americans. Chinese, on the other hand, evoked strong sentiments of antipathy in San Francisco. As more Japanese arrived, clear ... More


Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Wm. Theodore de Bary (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153973
eISBN:
9780231527194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153973.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an essential, all-access guide to the core texts of East Asian civilization and culture. Chapters address frequently read, foundational texts in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and ... More


Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Daniel Foliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With ... More


A Southeast Asian Heritage: Background and Context

William Chapman

in A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836313
eISBN:
9780824871246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836313.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the “Southeast Asian Heritage” as a cultural construct came to be, by detailing the varied histories of the region; its environment, architecture, and cultural development; ... More


Indian Historical Writing, <i>c</i>.600–<i>c.</i>1400

Daud Ali

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter illustrates how the rise of renewed interest in precolonial South Asian history and literature has rendered the idea that South Asia lacked traditions of historical writing or historical ... More


Introduction

Leonard Y. Andaya

in Leaves of the Same Tree: Trade and Ethnicity in the Straits of Melaka

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831899
eISBN:
9780824869403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831899.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter identifies Malayu ethnicity as a central theme of discussion. The emergence and expansion of the Malayu resulting from a convergence of economic and political interests ... More


Introduction

in Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226031637
eISBN:
9780226031651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031651.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book contributes to the burgeoning field of historical studies of globalization, in part by showing the connections between the history of medicine in the colonial context and the evolution of ... More


Recasting the Region: Language, Culture, and Islam in Colonial Bengal

Neilesh Bose

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097280
eISBN:
9780199082933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines the literary and cultural history of Bengali Muslims from the early twentieth century until the 1952 language movement. This book argues that Muslim political mobilization in late ... More


West Asia Since 1900: Living Through the Wreck of Empires

Anatol Lieven

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The history of West Asia over the past century has been defined by the collapse of three great empires. Contemporary history of the region is being defined by the decay of a fourth, informal empire ... More


The King’s Fleeting Authority and His Menacing Vaiṣṇava Brahmins

Gil Ben-Herut

in 'Siva's Saints: The Origins of Devotion in Kannada according to Harihara's Raga.lega.lu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190878849
eISBN:
9780190878870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878849.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Chapter 5 deals with interactions between devotees and the political other, such as kings and Brahmin ministers at kings’ courts, and locates a complex message in Harihara’s treatment of the court as ... More


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