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Author Azuma, Eiichiro.

Title Between two empires : race, history, and transnationalism in Japanese America / Eiichiro Azuma
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 306 pages) : illustrations
Contents Immigrant transnationalism between two empires -- I: Multiple beginnings -- Mercantilists, colonialists, and laborers: heterogeneous origins of Japanese America -- II: Convergences and divergences -- Re-forming the immigrant masses: the transnational construction of a moral citizenry -- Zaibei doho: racial exclusion and the making of an American minority -- III: Pioneers and successors -- "Pioneers of Japanese development": history making and racial identity -- The problem of generation: preparing the nisei for the future -- Wages of immigrant internationalism: nisei in the ancestral land -- IV: Complexities of immigrant nationalism -- Helping Japan, helping ourselves: the meaning of issei patriotism -- Ethnic nationalism and racial struggle: interethnic relations in the California delta -- Wartime racisms, state nationalisms, and the collapse of immigrant transnationalism
Summary 'Between Two Empires' probes the complexities of prewar Japanese American community to show how Japanese in America occupied an in-between space between American nationality & Japanese racial identity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-297) and index
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Subject Children of immigrants -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
Japanese Americans -- West (U.S.) -- Ethnic identity.
Japanese Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Japanese Americans -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
Transnationalism -- History.
Japan -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Japan.
West (U.S.) -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004050145
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