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Imperatives of Asian American Citizenship

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter describes the racial order in twentieth-century America—its evolution, consequences, and significance. Japanese and Chinese Americans, the largest ethnic Asian populations, ... More


A War Born Family: African American Adoption in the Wake of the Korean War

Kori Graves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479872329
eISBN:
9781479891276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479872329.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

African Americans played pivotal roles in the adoptions of Korean black children in the first two decades following the Korean War. Beginning with the efforts of black soldiers who devised short-term ... More


Selling White Supremacy in the United States

Nicholas Grant

in Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces South African foreign policy responses to the civil rights movement in the United States. It explores how the National Party engaged with the racial politics of the Cold War in an ... More


The Unbearable Whiteness of Grand Strategy

Adriane Lentz-Smith

in Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.003.0017
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores grand strategy as an intellectual and cultural project by considering its willful unseeing of race as a political project. To ignore race is to misapprehend how power works in ... More


Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Maddalena Marinari

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the late nineteenth century, Italians and Eastern European Jews joined millions of migrants around the globe who left their countries to take advantage of the demand for unskilled labor in rapidly ... More


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