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Zaibei Doho: Racial Exclusion and the Making of an American Minority

Eiichiro Azuma

in Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with the impact of American racism on the Issei, which contributed to the development of a distinct racial identity among them in relation to other borderland residents. This ... More


The Racial Setting of Hawai‘i in the 1920s

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042607
eISBN:
9780252051449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042607.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter situates the Fukunaga case in the racial setting of Hawai‘i during the 1920s, when the anti-Japanese movement peaked before World War II. It begins by discussing Haole political and ... More


Defending the “American Farm Home”: Japanese Farm Families and the Anti-Japanese Movement

Cecilia M. Tsu

in Garden of the World: Asian Immigrants and the Making of Agriculture in California's Santa Clara Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199734771
eISBN:
9780199344987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734771.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As Japanese farm families settled more permanently in the Santa Clara Valley and throughout rural California by the late 1910s, their presence set off a prolonged anti-Japanese movement centered on ... More


Americanization and Beika: Gender and Racialization of the Issei Community in California before World War II

Yuko Matsumoto

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/9780824847586.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Americanization movement in the early twentieth century tried to redefine the qualifications for full membership within the nation. In the same period, the anti-Asian movement flourished. ... More


Struggle and Resistance: 1885–1945

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores themes of collective struggle and resistance and relate them to several major historical processes and events in which Japanese were involved during the period 1885–1945. These ... More


Transpacific Accommodation and the Defense of Asian Immigrants

Lon Kurashige

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Do Asians in the United States face racism today? The answer is “yes” if one considers the persistence of covert discrimination, anti-Asian hate crimes and speech, as well as stereotypes of smart ... More


Myles Yutaka Fukunaga and the Anti-Japanese Movement

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter recounts one of the most significant historical events involving Japanese Americans prior to World War II: the conviction and execution in 1929 of nineteen-year-old nisei Myles Yutaka ... More


Kilsoo Haan, American Intelligence, and the Anticipated Japanese Invasion of California, 1931–1943

Brian Masaru Hayashi

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

To what extent did U.S. intelligence believe that Imperial Japanese forces would invade the West Coast, an idea that many believe was responsible for the alleged atmosphere of wartime hysteria that ... More


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