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Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Franck Billé

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839826
eISBN:
9780824869618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839826.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is a timely and groundbreaking study of the anti-Chinese sentiments currently widespread in Mongolia. Graffiti calling for the removal of Chinese dot the urban landscape, songs about ... More


Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Robert Ji-Song Ku

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839215
eISBN:
9780824869465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

California roll, Chinese take-out, American-made kimchi, dogmeat, monosodium glutamate, SPAM—all are examples of what this book calls “dubious” foods. Strongly associated with Asian and Asian ... More


Corporeal Revolutions

Franck Billé

in Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839826
eISBN:
9780824869618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839826.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the complex history of the socialist period, when new techniques such as medical and hygienic practices were introduced to Mongolia and came to be seen as benchmarks of ... More


Communitas and Performativity

Franck Billé

in Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839826
eISBN:
9780824869618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839826.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the role of Sinophobia as a vector for ideas of modernity and as a sense of Mongolian communitas. More specifically, it considers the power of the anti-Chinese discourse as a ... More


Asiatic Americans

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” negotiated their way through shifting identities of “Asian” and “American” in the United ... More


Coloring between the Lines: Historiographies of Southern Anomaly

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines 19th- and 20th-century cultural representations of Asians, American Indians, and mestizos in southern culture. Situating the “partly colored” as interpretive occasions, it ... More


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