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Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Shiho Imai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1922 the U.S. Supreme Court declared Japanese immigrants ineligible for American citizenship because they were not “white,” dismissing the plaintiff's appeal to skin tone. Unable to claim ... More


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