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“Participating and Observing”: Dorothy Swaine Thomas, W. I. Thomas, and JERS

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the lengthy, honest, and mutually respectful nature of the correspondence between Kikuchi and Dorothy Swaine Thomas, especially during the period of 1942 to 1945, when Kikuchi ... More


Shifting Grounds in Japanese American Studies: Reconsidering “Race” and “Class” in a Trans-Pacific Geopolitical-Historical Context

Yasuko Takezawa

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

By taking the examples of translations associated with “race” and “class” used in early Japanese American history, this chapter calls attention to the changes of the meaning and associated ... More


Knowledge Production as Recasting Experience

Karen M. Inouye (ed.)

in The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804795746
eISBN:
9781503600560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795746.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One examines the life and work of former inmate and sociologist Tamotsu Shibutani, and how the afterlife of a historical event can develop from a generalized sense of injustice and its costs ... More


Introduction

Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Introduction explains how the book was generated through a series of dialogues between Japan- and US-based scholars held in Japan and the US. Those engagements highlighted what the contributors ... More


Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Begun as a conversation among scholars of Japanese American studies in Japan and the United States, Transpacific Japanese American Studies is conceived of as an engagement across national archives, ... More


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