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Wounded Bodies and the Cold War: Freedom, Materialism, and Revolution in Asian American Literature, 1946–1957

Viet Thanh Nguyen

in Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195146998
eISBN:
9780199787890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146998.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter deals with the novels of Carlos Bulosan and John Okada in the context of the Cold War and the racial politics of masculinity. Bulosan, a Filipino American, and Okada, a Japanese ... More


Queer Bodies and Subaltern Spectators: Guerrilla Theater, Hollywood Melodrama, and the Filipino (American) Novel

Viet Thanh Nguyen

in Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195146998
eISBN:
9780199787890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146998.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter considers two novels by the Filipino American authors Jessica Hagedorn and Ninotchka Rosca. Hagedorn's Dogeaters and Rosca's State of War focus upon anti-dictatorial revolutions in the ... More


IMPERIAL EXPANSION AND THE PROBLEM OF HAWAII, 1898–1902

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

In 1898, during the Spanish‐American War, many anti‐imperialists assumed that members of the U.S. woman suffrage movement would be staunch critics of antidemocratic U.S. efforts to establish ... More


Making Empire in the Philippines: Filipinos, Moros, and the Ambivalence of Religious Freedom

Tisa Wenger

in Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the politics of religious freedom in the Philippines during the early years of U.S. rule. It shows how U.S. officials used this ideal to negotiate the relationship between ... More


Resurrecting Christian Faith

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the transnational influence flowing to and from church spaces in the Philippines and San Francisco. Supplementing library information with archival research and interviews ... More


Introduction: Calling in San Francisco

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to tell the story of the civic engagement of Filipino migrants through religion by showing how the Filipino migrant faithful Filipinize ... More


“Which Way to the Philippines?”: United Stages of Empire

Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns

in Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814744437
eISBN:
9780814708132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814744437.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines dramatizations of U.S.–Philippine contact during the years leading up to, during, and immediately after the Spanish–American War. In the early years of the American empire, the ... More


Tensions, Engagements, Aspirations: The Politics of Knowledge Production in Filipino American Studies

Martin F. Manalansan IV

in Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Contending that Filipino American Studies as diasporic field negotiates to varying ends the vexed borders of area studies, American studies, and Ethnic Studies, Manalansan observes that the problems ... More


Reconciling Old and Young Spirits

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how ardent Filipino American youth, many socialized in faith-influenced family relations and schooling, have joined forces with their parents' and grandparents' generations ... More


Lessons from the Illiterate: Carlos Bulosan and the Staged Wages of Romance

Sarita Echavez See

in Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Carlos Bulosan’s story “The Romance of Magno Rubio” is about the plight of an illiterate Filipino field worker in Depression-era California going deeper and deeper into debt in order to woo a white ... More


Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley

Cecilia M. Tsu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734771
eISBN:
9780199344987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734771.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book reclaims two intersecting histories overshadowed by the emergence of high tech-centered “Silicon Valley”: the agricultural past of California's Santa Clara County, and the history of the ... More


A Love That Could Not Be Known: Sex, Marriage, and Southern Law

Stephanie Hinnershitz

in A Different Shade of Justice: Asian American Civil Rights in the South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633695
eISBN:
9781469633718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633695.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While studies of anti-miscegenation laws and interracial sex in the South tend to focus on white and black relationships, Asian Americans were also subjected to Jim Crow discrimination when it came ... More


Second-Generation Filipino American Faithful: Are They “Praying and Sending”?

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how Filipino Americans “filipinize” their Catholic religiosity through performing particular types of ministry and charity, particularly the act of sending balikbayan boxes ... More


Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Sarita Echavez See

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book takes Karl Marx’s concept of “primitive accumulation,” usually conceived of as an economic process for the acquisition of land and the extraction of labor, and argues that we also must ... More


The Plain Citizen of Black Orientalism: Frank R. Steward’s Filipino American War Fiction

Gretchen Murphy

in Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the fiction of Frank R. Steward, an African American captain who served in the U.S. Volunteer Army in the Philippines during the Filipino-American War. His short stories feature ... More


Gathering Souls with Food

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the role of food in the religious life of migrants. It expounds on the ways in which the adaptive spirit of faithful Filipino migrants helps them negotiate the complexities ... More


Converting Bowling to Civic Involvement

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides evidence from San Francisco disputing the premise of Robert Putnam's critically acclaimed book, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, that social ... More


Blessing Passion and Revolution

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the dynamics of intergenerational kasamahan (bonding Filipinization). It begins by discussing the respect filled interactions observed between youth and their elders in homes ... More


Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Filipinos are now the second largest Asian American immigrant group in the United States, with a population larger than Japanese Americans and Korean Americans combined. Surprisingly, there is little ... More


A Christian Nation

Susan K. Harris

in God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199740109
eISBN:
9780190252823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199740109.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book focuses on the debates over the Philippine-American War and the annexation of the Philippines. Drawing on the ... More


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