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Yasuko Takezawa and Gary Y. Okihiro

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780824847586

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.001.0001

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Asian American History across the Pacific

Asian American History across the Pacific

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(p.378) Asian American History across the Pacific
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Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies
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Lon Kurashige

Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0018

I have never had the opportunity to reflect on my developing interest in Japan, so I welcome the invitation by Professors Takezawa and Okihiro to consider my positionality as a researcher of Asian American history. I do this in light of the exchange between U.S.-based and Japan-based scholars of Nikkei studies held in Shinagawa (Tokyo) in July 2012. This reflection is rooted in personal views, memories, and experiences, because these have been the most powerful influences on my thinking. Yet in focusing on the personal I will not ignore structures of colonialism and racism that have shaped my personal identity within the United States and Japan....

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