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  1. The Chinese and the Iron Road
    The completion of the transcontinental railroad in May 1869 is usually told as a story of national triumph and a key moment for American "manifest destiny." The railroad made it possible to cross the country in a matter of days... Learn More
    Published: 23rd April 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. Nisei Naysayer
    Among the fiercest opponents of the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II was journalist James "Jimmie" Matsumoto Omura. In his sharp-penned columns, Omura fearlessly called out leaders in the Nikkei community... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Mandarin Brazil
    In Mandarin Brazil, Ana Paulina Lee explores the centrality of Chinese exclusion to the Brazilian nation-building project, tracing the role of cultural representation in producing racialized national categories. Lee considers... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  4. Inscrutable Belongings
    Inscrutable Belongings brings together formalist and contextual modes of critique to consider narrative strategies that emerge in queer Asian North American literature. Stephen Hong Sohn provides extended readings of fictions... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. Contraceptive Diplomacy
    A transpacific history of clashing imperial ambitions, Contraceptive Diplomacy turns to the history of the birth control movement in the United States and Japan to interpret the struggle for hegemony in the Pacific through the... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Voting Together
    This book examines the paths taken by Hmong Americans towards a participatory citizenship and active engagement in politics in the United States.... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2017
    Hardback | £52.00
  7. The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration
    The first book-length examination of the lingering political legacy of the wartime imprisonment of people of Japanese ancestry in Canada and the United States.... Learn More
    Published: 26th October 2016
    Hardback | £44.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  8. To Save the Children of Korea
    To Save the Children of Korea examines how and why the practice of international adoption began in Korea in the 1950s, and how it grew and spread to other sending and receiving countries around the world in the decades since.... Learn More
    Published: 17th June 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  9. Thinking Its Presence
    This book makes an argument for paying serious attention to the full complexity, formal and social, of Asian American poetry—and of minority poetry—and for rethinking how we read American poetry in general.... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2013
    Hardback | £40.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. When Half Is Whole
    "I listen and gather people's stories. Then I write them down in a way that I hope will communicate something to others, so that seeing these stories will give readers something of value. I tell myself that this isn't going to... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2012
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  11. Straitjacket Sexualities
    Straightjacket Sexualities is the first full-length study of the racialization of Asian American men in Hollywood and independent films from 1959-2009. It argues that the attribution of asexual, effeminate, and queer labels—indicating... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2012
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  12. Across Meridians
    Across Meridians is the first book-length study of Karen Tei Yamashita's transnational novels.... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2012
    Hardback | £40.00
  13. The Semblance of Identity
    This book examines how Asian American fiction reveals with the limitations of identity while continuing to rely on its theoretical logic as the basis of oppositional knowledge and political practices.... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2012
    Hardback | £40.00
  14. Chinese Chicago
    The first comprehensive, comparative and interpretive history of a highly important historical settlement of Chinese / Chinese Americans in the U.S., Chinese Chicago focuses on three crucial issues that define the Chinese in Chicago:... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2012
    Hardback | £64.00
  15. Chinese Chicago
    The first comprehensive, comparative and interpretive history of a highly important historical settlement of Chinese / Chinese Americans in the U.S., Chinese Chicago focuses on three crucial issues that define the Chinese in Chicago:... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2012
    Paperback | £18.99
  16. Aspiring to Home
    Aspiring to Home explores South Asian immigrants as they create new ethnic identities through popular cultural works that bind together narratives of multicultural and postcolonial citizenship.... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2012
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £20.99
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