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Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Yuan Shu, Otto Heim, and Kendall Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

As part of the paradigm shift from the transatlantic to the transpacific in transnational American studies, this volume not only offers critical ways in which we rethink American exceptionalism, but ... More


Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Janet Hoskins and Viet Thanh Nguyen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pacific has long been a space of conquest, exploration, fantasy, and resistance. Pacific Islanders had established civilizations and cultures of travel well before European explorers arrived, ... More


The Gateway to the Pacific: Japanese Americans and the Remaking of San Francisco

Meredith Oda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592602
eISBN:
9780226592886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226592886.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the decades following World War II, municipal leaders and ordinary citizens embraced San Francisco’s identity as the “Gateway to the Pacific” and used it to reimagine and rebuild their city. ... More


The WTO, WIPO, ACTA, and More: Fragmentation and Integration

Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Rochelle C. Dreyfuss

in A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304619
eISBN:
9780199933273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304619.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Private International Law

International intellectual property lawmaking since TRIPS has involved many different actors, in many different fora, under a variety of conditions, leading to the phenomenon of fragmentation. This ... More


Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Jane H. Hong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653365
eISBN:
9781469653389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653365.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Over the course of less than a century, the U.S. transformed from a nation that excluded Asians from immigration and citizenship to one that receives more immigrants from Asia than from anywhere else ... More


Race and Black Humor: From a Planetary Perspective

Takayuki Tatsumi

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Takayuki Tatsumi, in “Race and Black Humor: From a Planetary Perspective,” uses the literary concept of black humor to frame his discussion of race and humanity on a global scale. Starting with a ... More


Transpacific Entanglements

Yên Lê Espiritu, Lisa Lowe, and Lisa Yoneyama

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/9780823278602.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Concentrated on U.S. militarization, U.S. war-making, and militarized refugees, this chapter contemplates the multivalent entanglements and interweavings that are part and parcel of U.S. empire over ... More


Maxine Hong Kingston’s Transpacific Imagination: From the Talk Story of the “No-Name Woman” to the Book of Peace

Yuan Shu

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In juxtaposing The Fifth Book of Peace with The Woman Warrior, this essay argues that Kingston has moved away from the narrative role as a native informant and presents a new multicultural United ... More


The Gold Mountain Trade

Elizabeth Sinn

in Pacific Crossing: Californian Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139712
eISBN:
9789888180172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139712.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Goods were exported to California for the consumption of the general population as well as the Chinese community, and China goods were redistributed at San Francisco to the region and to the East ... More


The First Revolution

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the first two stages of the process of containerisation. The first is the early impact of the industry on the domestic trades of the United States and of Australia. The second ... More


Introduction

Jane H. Hong

in Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653365
eISBN:
9781469653389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653365.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The introduction argues that the repeal of the U.S. Asian exclusion laws was part of the larger transformation and expansion of U.S. empire during the era of Asian decolonization. A transpacific ... More


Introduction: Transpacific Studies: Critical Perspectives on an Emerging Field

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Janet Hoskins

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

We think of Transpacific Studies as a new research paradigm, a dynamic model that goes beyond conventional American, Asian and Asian American studies models. In examining the phenomenon of ... More


Harmonization: Top Down, Bottom Up—and Now Sideways?: The Impact of the IP Provisions of Megaregional Agreements on Third Party States

Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss

in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198825296
eISBN:
9780191864001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825296.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the impulse to include intellectual property within the scope of a megaregional trade agreement that is largely devoted to the promotion of a particular vision of economic ... More


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